THE FINGER OF GOD, Part 1

Today’s culture and government seem to have created a paradoxical polarization. They seem to have created a difficult dilemma for answers. Discussing two different viewpoints often ends up in name calling and character assassination. The Bible saw a polarization many...

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EASY TO START, HARD TO FINISH

Each New Year resolutions are made with high hopes and firm resolve. By the year's end, these well-intended resolutions will have been abandoned.  In January and February, fitness centers are packed with men and women working fiercely to lose weight....

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BEG AND PLEAD, Part 2

PURIFICATION, HEALTH, ENERGY, ALIVENESS, PASSION. It seems impossible to experience these five miracle life skills if the body is in poor health. Again, it starts with the body. Energy seems to be the single best indicator of good health....

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BEG AND PLEAD, Part 1

Briefly, I share with you a true story of a man whose life was saved because another man begged and pleaded. This other man was God's ambassador to stand in the gap and save his friend's life. Earlier, this...

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LOVE TRUMPS ALL

One of my favorite hobbies is playing cards with friends. Bridge, Hearts, Pinochle, Casino, 10 To 1, Rummy and Cribbage are all card games I like.  Knowledge of the game rules is the first step to being a winner. Card smarts...

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IMPACT AND INTENT

IMPACT IS WHAT I SEE.  INTENT IS WHAT I FEEL.  There can be a uniformity between impact and intent. However, not until we know and understand how to create this congruency is it possible to master the vital skill of creating healthy relationships. Years...

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17 MINUTES – 17 SECONDS

17:17 is now my magic number! It replaces 15:00. Why is it magic? It is my ALONE TIME within a personal private place. It is my stop-everything time to bring every thought under control with deep breaths. It is Mindful...

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ONE OR TWO FISTED LIVING

Solomon has wisdom for those of us willing to listen, learn and do. "Fools fold their hands leading to ruin." And yet. "Better to have one handful with quietness than two handfuls with hard work and chasing the wind." Seems to me...

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OUT OF EGYPT

This Words of Hope blog is especially for those who are experiencing hardship or helping another who is experiencing hardship, feeling defeated. For over 400 years, the Israelites suffered in bondage because of slavery to the pharaoh of Egypt. One...

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KNOW THE ENEMY, Part 2

Here is a personal example of facing the No. 1 spiritual enemy. One night I had a horrendous dream. It was so intense and real. In the dream, an ugly human-like creature grabbed my right leg and pulled me...

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