Will you be my Valentine?

Do you remember asking the question, often with an accompanying small, awkwardly sized card and a box of tasteless, sugar hearts? “Will you be my Valentine?” It’s a pretty vulnerable question to ask when you are in grade school and your heart is on your sleeve (I still remember the 4th grade when Dalene Whitney […]

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Poised

Are you a poised individual? Would anyone use the word poise to describe your mien and air, your manner and your bearing? Poise is a word that refers to elegance and grace in a person’s carriage. It is the state of composure that allows one to remain centered and upright in any given situation. Older […]

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Triple-kept by triune love

Shade, shelter, stronghold…buckler, shield, and bulwark. Sometimes we need to be reminded that we are triple protected by triune love. I think you will love the following sentences from a Celtic devotional that I have recently been pondering: “God the Father is the shield beneath which we hide our fragile souls. He comes both generous […]

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The subtle brilliance of humanistic thinking

Christianity presents the highest, noblest view of the dignity of man (male/female) of any other worldview or belief system. According to our Scriptures, we humans are not merely the products of unguided evolution. We aren’t simply “dancing to our DNA” as Richard Dawkins claims. We are not simply the latest, upgraded installment of the evolutionary […]

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Loved When Unlovable

Do you know that you were loved in your most unlovable moments? Do you know that God loved you even when you couldn’t love yourself? Has the weight of that truth ever worked its way into your soul? You were loved in the exact time when you were the most difficult to love. God loved […]

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