Tag Archives: God

Do You Want to Be Used by God?


Do you want to be used by God? I hope not. What? Don’t you want God to use you for His purposes? Don’t you want Him to use you to bring people to Christ? Don’t you want Him to use … Continue reading

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Oh, God, I Am Lost and So Alone


My prayer at 3:00 in the morning was a simple one. “Oh, God, I am lost and so alone.” Why such depths of despair? One simple word—disappointment! Asaph wrote, “… I envied the arrogant when I saw the prosperity of … Continue reading

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Why Doing Nothing Makes More Sense


He had … … nowhere to go … … and nothing to do … … and no time to go or do it in. Who? God! Oh, right. I thought about what happened before this opening line to a very … Continue reading

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Buddha’s 3 Essentials for Happiness


Dick Van Dyke in his book My Lucky Life In and Out of Show Business addresses the three essentials to a happy life according to Buddha. You need to find a work to do. You need to find something to … Continue reading

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Holy Week Thoughts and Observations


Foreshadowing! “The act of providing vague advance indications …”* You’ve experienced this if you’ve followed a story, whether cinematic or literary. In Back to the Future, a woman hands Marty McFly a “Save the Clock Tower” flyer. That exchange foreshadows … Continue reading

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3 Truths to Remember When Life Gets Unsettling


I lost 30 pounds last year; found 10 of the lost little buggers this past winter. I noticed losing the burden of even five pounds made a difference in how I felt. On the court (where it counts), I had … Continue reading

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A Plea for More Prayer


“Ceasing from prayer is sin against God.” Andrew Murray makes that bold assertion in his book, The Ministry of Intercession: A Plea for More Prayer. And my response? Ouch! For a little more context, let me add the biblical quote … Continue reading

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