Help I Feel Invisible

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Have you ever stood in a crowd of people and felt invisible? Perhaps you have made a very important contribution but no body paid any attention or gave you the credit you deserved. Maybe you have been in the middle of a conversation but you just knew that the people did not see, hear, or...

Big God Trust

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You can learn a lot about a person’s faith and their understanding about God, when they are faced with really difficult situations. Mary and Joseph are faced with yet another tremendous challenge. Just in case traveling to Bethlehem while pregnant wasn’t hard enough, they also had...

No Trust No Christmas

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It is tempting for us at times to brush by the events of Christmas and miss just how much trust was involved. Mary learns that she is pregnant, normally a time of great joy and excitement. But she has to figure out how to explain to her parents and her fiancé, Joseph that she did not get...

Fear Not But I Am Afraid

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I always find it a little bit ironic that when God chooses to be revealed, the opening words are almost always, “Fear Not”. Like what emotion are you supposed to have when the God of the Universe is revealed? The shepherds were tending to their flock and an angel of the Lord...

How to Win an Argument

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I just turned off my television. Why? Because once again I was watching grown adults engage in argument quite poorly. It really is a sad state of affairs to watch both sides engage in argument and neither side has a clue what the other person is saying. I will forever be grateful to Stephen...

Search and You Will Find

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The Magi entered into Herod's massive palace, the palace of the king searching for THE KING. I wonder what their facial expression was when they discovered that the king did not know where to find THE KING? We do know Herod's outlook - he and all Jerusalem were disturbed. How disturbed are you...

Rest: How Much Would You Pay for a Nap?

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I must be feeling nostalgic these days. Maybe I am just tired and I need some rest? Have you ever had one of those days when you just wanted to take a break, close your eyes and dream of yesterdays? As I sat down to reflect today and then to share my musings I found myself drawn to this verse...

Advent Marks the Beginning

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Last Sunday was the first Sunday for Advent in the Christian calendar. Advent marks the time of expectation and preparation for the arrival of a notable person. Contrary to the opinion of my children, that notable person is not Santa Claus, but Jesus the Christ, the promised Messiah. I use...

Patience is the Season

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Have you ever had one of those days when it just seems like your patience is wearing thin? If you haven’t don’t worry this is the season for patience training. There is a good chance at least one time over the next 25 days your patience will be tested. When that time comes give...