Monthly Archives: September 2014

Fields, Dreams… and Joshua Trees

Most people, when they think of California, think of beaches, palm trees, famous bays, movie stars and glamor, and California has all of those things, but it also has a great deal more… desert for example.  90 miles from downtown … Continue reading

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What? Me?

I’ll bet you know somebody who will never put up with a slight or an insult.  I’ll bet this person will react strongly and immediately in this kind of a situation and give the other person a piece of their … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: September 17, 2014

  I took this picture yesterday evening while we were in the landing pattern at Baltimore Washington International, and I think I’ll title it “God is a Baseball Fan” (like me). Yes, we returned yesterday evening after a very nice … Continue reading

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Life Giving Water

In an arid land, you can always tell from a long distance where the water is, for wherever there is a creek, river or spring there is life.  You can see the trees sticking up from the desert from miles … Continue reading

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Armor of God

Ephesians 6:10-20 Ah yes, the famous passage on the armor of God, a passage many know by heart, a favorite sermon passage and a favorite devotional passage rich with metaphor and meaning; a wonderful passage. Since I have blogged on … Continue reading

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“Progaming Note”

Well dear reader, I’m off to Los Angeles to visit the family for the first time in 8 years. Imagine my reaction when I realized that She Who Must Be Obeyed booked our flight on September 11… can’t wait for … Continue reading

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Master and Servant

Slaves, obey your earthly masters with respect and fear, and with sincerity of heart, just as you would obey Christ. Obey them not only to win their favor when their eye is on you, but as slaves of Christ, doing the will of … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: September 10, 2014

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Focus on the Family

Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. “Honor your father and mother”—which is the first commandment with a promise— “so that it may go well with you and that you may enjoy long life on the earth.” Fathers, do … Continue reading

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Having Faith

Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see. – Hebrews 11:1 People talk about faith quite often, sometimes in a negative way but most often in a positive way…  Faith is … Continue reading

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