A Great Prayer for your Kids…or anyone else

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The other night I was praying for my kids and a simple request popped into my mind.  It was a great prayer for our kids or anyone else for that matter. Often, we are focused on the challenging aspects of our spiritual lives. We are engaging in spiritual disciplines.  We are working to overcome sinful […]

Why did THIS happen to me?

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Why did THIS happen to me? I don’t think there is a person who has ever lived that hasn’t uttered that question.  The problem is that it is a question that always leaves us wanting more. More answers. More understanding. More resolution. I am certain that I cannot exhaust the far reaches of that desire […]

How to find delight in your life

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Delight…what kind of images does that word conjure up for you? I think of pure, unadulterated moments of pleasure and joy like sitting next to the blaze of a warm fire after the temps dip below freezing.  I think of watching the sunset over Lake Superior from the pier in Grand Marais, Michigan.  I think […]

The 4 most important things about your weakness

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I hate weakness.  When I lack the ability or skill or resources to accomplish a task, it often sends me spiraling toward anger, discouragement and self condemnation. Why can’t I figure out how to edit this pdf file…because I’m an idiot. Why don’t I have the equipment necessary for this job…because I’m a failure at […]