Category Archive: Ponderings

Aug 29

from Angie Smith – Seam of Sky

Beautifully written – we see hope!

Aug 26

A Song and A Prayer

Till you are my one desire. Till you are my one true love. Till you are my breath, my everything. Lord please keep making me.

Aug 16

Life is risk

I want to be obedient to God – even if it’s risky. Life is risky. Watch this video by Christine Caine. Well said!

Jul 24

Spiritual gifts and spiritual fruit – Tim Keller

“Spiritual gifts are what we do; spiritual fruit is what we are”

Jun 27

“Be Still and know that I am God”

[Copied from Resurgence blog June 27, 2012] Be Still Psalm 46:10 is an often quoted verse. It says, “Be still, and know that I am God.” It’s on coffee mugs, posters, greeting cards. It is an invitation to experience God, to rest, slow down. It is also an invitation that I and many others reject on a daily …

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May 16

the purpose of pain?

“The greatest Christians in history seem to say that their sufferings ended up bringing them the closest to God – so this is the best thing that could happen, not the worst.” ~ Peter Kreeft

May 03

What Your Pastor Wants You To Know

from Lysa TerKeurst   I’m passionate about understanding how to love and support those who lead my church. But I have to admit, I’m not a heroine in this article. I’m still learning how to apply the Biblical principle of 1 Timothy 5:17-18. “Elders who are leading well should be admired and valued. Double up …

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Apr 26

News and Truth – not the same thing?

I was reading a blog post by Lysa TerKeurst and this grabbed me. She was referring to a bit of news given by a doctor. Balance the news (facts) with Truth.   “This is news. This is not truth.”   Here’s what Lysa says: Wow. I’ve always thought of news and truth as one in …

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Apr 14

Who was Noah Webster?

Noah Webster had served as a soldier in the Revolutionary War; was elected to the Connecticut General Assembly for 9 terms; and the Legislature of Massachusetts for three terms. Noah Webster first published his Webster’s Dictionary on APRIL 14, 1828. This 26-year project with 30,000 new definitions, standardized spelling and gave American English its identity.

Mar 14

Are you fasting for Lent? If so, are you doing it like this?

Feast vs. Fast this Lent: • Fast from judging others; feast on the Christ dwelling in them. • Fast from emphasis on differences; feast on the unity of life. • Fast from apparent darkness; feast on the reality of light. • Fast from thoughts of illness; feast on the healing power of God. • Fast …

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