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Excercise
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Excercise

Finally, FINALLY, and at last, after seemingly endless procrastination, (in our family we spell it ‘pro-Cranston-ation’) I have gotten round to clearing out our garage of twenty years’ worth of accumulated junk! Of course much...

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July 31, 2018
Locks, Bolts & Bars
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Locks, Bolts & Bars

I love that old painting of Jesus standing knocking at the door, don’t you? Looking at it for the first time, it takes you a quite a while to twig that there’s no handle on...

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July 27, 2018
Hardened Hearts
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Hardened Hearts

Here is a great picture of the blood vessels of our heart. There’s a lot more of them than you would imagine! When they are working well we don’t even notice them delivering the essential...

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July 24, 2018
Footsteps
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Footsteps

Teacher: – “Sally, why did you draw Jesus on a horse?” Sally: –       “He’s giving his Sermon on the Mount!” I have always seen Jesus’ sermon on the Mount as an exhortation to us mere...

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July 20, 2018
Reflection on Creation
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Reflection on Creation

Maybe you’ve experienced it. Driving along in a westerly direction on a clear day and you come over a rise and bang!!! Your hands go to the visor. Or to your face. As the sun,...

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July 17, 2018
Be Still & Know That I Am God
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Be Still & Know That I Am God

So often in today’s society everyone is rushing!  Schedules are full, spare time is sparse and we race from one task to the next.  I know personally that I often feel like I’m rushing my...

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July 11, 2018
Domestic Abuse
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Domestic Abuse

I read a disturbing article the other day about the abuse by male religious leaders in Australia of their wives. The article went on to talk about how the Bible phrase “women …. obey your...

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June 21, 2018
God's Creative Power
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God’s Creative Power

These are my glasses. They are not created by God but they do influence something created by him: my eyes. I only got glasses about three years ago. For 50 years my eyes could see...

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June 14, 2018
Thank You, Lord, for fleas!
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Thank You, Lord, for fleas!

I recently read a short biography on Corrie ten Boom. She was an incredible woman of faith who risked her life in an effort to protect Jews from the Nazis during WWII. I’ve read about...

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May 31, 2018