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Category Archives: 2017

I Want to Know Christ

Jesu, joy of man’s desiring, Holy wisdom, love most bright; Drawn by Thee, our souls aspiring Soar to uncreated light. From the song Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring by Johann Sebastian Bach , lyrics by Robert Bridges One of the joys of the Christmas season is the beautiful music that is played everywhere.  Recently I heard the […]

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A Lesson about Gratitude

“Then Jonah went out to the east side of the city and made a shelter to sit under as he waited to see what would happen to the city. And the Lord God arranged for a leafy plant to grow there, and soon it spread its broad leaves over Jonah’s head, shading him from the sun. […]

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A Harvest of Possibilities

He replied, “What is impossible for people is possible with God.” Luke 18:27, NLT Problems, or possibilities?  This is a dilemma I’m faced with most days.  Not which ones will appear, but rather what perspective I will have about various circumstances that somehow or other cross my path. I’m sure you can relate to some of […]

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Back to School—Always!

We will not hide these truths from our children; we will tell the next generation about the glorious deeds of the Lord, about His power and His mighty wonders. Psalm 78:4, NLT Even with over three decades in the field of education, I still look forward to the start of another school year. I’m excited […]

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What Makes You Happy?

I have rejoiced in your laws as much as in riches. I will study your commandments and reflect on your ways.  I will delight in your decrees and not forget your word. Psalm 119:14-16 While researching the Internet for an upcoming blog on optimism, I encountered numerous sites that summed up several studies about what […]

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