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Growing in Wisdom: Where it Begins

I wish that I could say that wisdom was something that is highly sought after these days. Sadly, I find an insatiable thirst for knowledge, for wealth, and for fame, but not one for wisdom in our present cultural climate. However, wisdom is needed in this present age as much as it’s ever been needed.… Continue reading Growing in Wisdom: Where it Begins

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The Inspiring Word: Psalm 119

To listen to the podcast version of this post, please click here. It’s hard to believe that summer is drawing to a close! My summer goals have mostly been achieved… (Get a more detailed update by listening to this podcast episode.) As per usual, I am really never totally satisfied with myself; I always thing… Continue reading The Inspiring Word: Psalm 119

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Planted and Prospering: Psalm 1

(For the podcast version of this post, please click here.) On a particularly memorable lunch break many years ago while I was a young teacher, I found myself sitting in my car at a nearby park. I felt driven to get out of my school building to seek a time of prayer; I was feeling… Continue reading Planted and Prospering: Psalm 1

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Joy in Suffering

(To listen to the podcast version of this post, please click here.) No one likes to suffer. We resist and try to avoid it at all costs. Yet...it is inevitable. Somewhere, at some time in your life, you will suffer. Now, the degree of suffering certainly varies from circumstance to circumstance; however, I think if… Continue reading Joy in Suffering