The Gift of Gethsemane

Chapter 26, the converted tax collector, Levi, turned to the apostle Mathew, takes us to the olive grove called Gethsame. As I use His precious gift IMAGINATION I place myself with Matthew seated by a fire. All the Lord's men are...

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SANCTUARY HOME

A house is not a whole lot until it is occupied by people. A house becomes either a sanctuary or a battlefield. The definition of a sanctuary is a place of refuge or rest, a place where you can feel...

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YOU, TOO, MUST KEEP WATCH

I love the movie, PATTON. Facing the remarkable German tank commander, Rommel in Africa, General George S Patton exclaimed after crushing the Nazi's, "I read your book, Rommel". Patton was a fabulous leader. Seems to me Patton excelled because: He was...

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THE BAD OL’ DAYS

Newsflash, history repeats itself. In my lifetime I've never seen the world in such terrible shape as it is today. I fear for our future. Crowell's reaction to this reporter's statement: "Well, son, I guess this proves that you haven't lived...

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LIFE LESSON 101

Be quick to listen – slow to speak – slow to anger. These 3 life skills are as important as a carpenter's hammer, power saw and measuring tape. Imagine a professional carpenter without a hammer, a power saw, or a...

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MY PRAYER

1956 Hit Song by The Platters 56' and 57' for the Seahawks. The football team was 53-3 for these two seasons. In 57' they gave up just 6 points, rolling to an undefeated season. There was no marijuana, anti-depressant drugs,...

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PREPARE TO BE PREPARED

Being prepared for momentous sports, business or life events is not enough! Being prepared to be prepared is the crucial first step to winning. Competitors who have prepared to be prepared have a decided advantage over an opponent who has...

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DASH

What are you going to do with your dash? – DASH begins the day you were born. Ends the day you die. What are you going to do with your dash? One of my young lions has an opportunity to play basketball...

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YOUNG LIONS

A young lion is a boy/man who is hungry, dedicated, loyal, hard-working, and willing to do what it takes to become a trustworthy man I called these rare type of boys/men young lions because the lion is the king of...

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Memories

Over 50 years ago Susie king Crowell said to me, "Fred, let's make great memories for when we are old, all we will have left are our memories.” After two years of courtship and 54 years of marriage Susie's wisdom...

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