Conntecting the Dots

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Encouragement for the Soul-Weary

Hey, my friend. How are you really doing this week?   Between you and me, I’m feeling a wee bit soul-weary. It’s about waiting for life to settle into a normal that allows us to visit family.   My daughter and son-in-law just bought their first home and will move in this week. Sailor-Man and… [ read more ]

Why has God Brought You To This Place?

  Do you sometimes wonder why God has brought you to a particular place or situation?   For example, why has He brought you to your place of employment? On the flipside, maybe you’re in a place of being unemployed and wondering how to pay mounting bills.   Maybe you’re in a place of chronic… [ read more ]

Light Shines in the Darkness for Jesus’ Followers

  Light shines in the darkness for the godly…They do not fear bad news; they confidently trust the LORD to care for them. They are confident and fearless and can face their foes triumphantly. (Psalm 112:4,7-8 NLT)     One of the most memorable conversations I’ve had recently was held in a local restaurant over… [ read more ]

Where Does Our Strength Lie?

For by the power of the eternal Spirit, Christ offered himself to God as a perfect sacrifice for our sins. (Hebrews 9:14)   Life’s harsh sometimes.   Within one week I’d received five emails that left my head spinning: A husband and father took his own life after a 20-year battle with depression—12 days before… [ read more ]