Author Archives: dave

Can You See The Sun?

“I’ve had a lot of worries in my life, most of which never happened.” Mark Twain Isn’t it true, we often worry about things that have not even happened yet or things we have no control over? Jesus speaks directly to this kind of needless worry. In Matthew 6:26 He tells us this, “Look at the birds of the air, […]

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An Unlimited Power Source

We all need boosts of energy from time to time. There are many good and healthy ways to boost your energy, and there are many not so good ways. That first sip of coffee in the morning is the jolt that many people need to get moving. The rise of energy drinks is driven by the fact that they are […]

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Let Your Net Be Filled Today!

Right now do you find your mind going to the worst possible outcome in something you are facing? You know that outcome is very unlikely, but your wearied mind keeps going there. Instead of focusing on the good that can come from the situation, you cannot help but think of all the dark “what-ifs.” Have you been there? Are you […]

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Why Do Athletes Hold Up Four Fingers?

After a long day, a full day, you probably find yourself tired, out of energy, and ready for a good night’s sleep. And the older we become, while our minds tell us “yes” our bodies often say “no.” Not only do our daily routines wear us out, we also at times face life situations that use up all our energy. […]

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Adding All The Proper Ingredients

Today we want to compare and contrast relationships and cooking, specifically baking a cake. To bake a cake you need the basics – flour, sugar, eggs, vanilla extract, butter, milk, and a small amount of another very important ingredient, baking powder. Without the baking powder to act as a leavening agent, the cake will not rise and become the delicious […]

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Trust Even When You Don’t Understand

Today you may be facing a situation that you just do not understand. You find yourself wondering, “What in the world is going on?” Maybe you are even asking, “God, why is this happening?” and “God, when will it end?” It is easy to trust God when He answers our prayers right away but often not so easy when He […]

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Beautiful… In Its Time

What kind of books do you like to read? Fiction or non-fiction? Romance, mystery, action and adventure, biography, self-help, educational, and sci-fi are just a few of the many genres of books. If you read non-fiction you hope that it is based upon factual information. If it is fiction that you enjoy, you probably have your favorite authors, those storytellers […]

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Ten Minutes Before Three O’clock

We are a society that does not like waiting. Whether it is in line at the grocery store, at the drive-thru window, or at the security checkpoint at the airport, we just don’t like to wait. We are a microwave society; we want to push a few buttons and in one minute the meal is ready to eat. Even as […]

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The Reality Of Evil

There are no words to describe the sadness and disgust in our hearts after yet another senseless tragedy, this one the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history after a gunman open fired on an outdoor music festival in Las Vegas. Our thoughts and prayers are with every person affected by this horrific incident. And thank you to the first responders, […]

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Dozen Long Stemmed Red Roses!

We live in a world that often does not forgive. We tend to hold grudges and look for ways to get even with the person who we think wronged us. We might not say it out loud, but we think to ourselves those words spoken by the Wicked Witch of the West to Dorothy, “I’ll get you, my pretty, and […]

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