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Category Archives: Devotional Thoughts

According to Moses, I’m Over the Hill

On turning 35, and why I ask the Lord to establish the work of my hands.

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The Wonder of Waking Up to an Ordinary Day

2 very different ways of thinking about your day.

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Faithlessness Shrinks You Down To a Grasshopper

Thinking too little of God sometimes leads you to think too little of yourself.

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The Kiss That Heals The World

“Let me kiss it and make it better.” A clue to the story of our world.

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Maybe You’re Unhappy Because You’re Too Big and Bored

The fuel of joy is gratitude, and the fuel of gratitude is wonder. But wonder gets stifled by entitlement, and gratitude disappears when wonder dies.

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The Spiritual Significance of Smell

Our sense of smell is powerful because it points to a spiritual reality, and that reality points both backwards and forwards.

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The Battle That’s Bigger Than The Culture War

Fighting for your rights in society is pointless if you’re not fighting for righteousness in your heart.

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A God Who Wants Us

This is not a God who loves in the abstract. He wanted to be with us. He washed away our sin so He could welcome us into His presence.

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Thank God The Sun Came Up Today

Gratitude increases the more you realize things really don’t have to be this way.

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3 Choices in How We Respond to God’s Kingdom Agenda

To repent is to sign up for God’s kingdom – to be part of His people who are about His business in the world.

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