The Watchers in the Room

The Watchers in the Room

He slowly guides the walker, feet shuffling behind--or is the walker guiding him? He moves so slowly it is hard to tell, they seem joined as one. His head is bowed without a trace of smile or joy. A face that once held youth, but now bears only wrinkles and pain. As I watch him I wonder. What occupies his thoughts, his heart?

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When Cancer Invades

When Cancer Invades

It is no longer limited to a few. Probably every reader of this blog has been impacted, in some way, by cancer. I’ve shared with you when it hit close to home. If it hasn’t invaded your own life, it has probably threatened someone you love. Cancer is a treacherous foe, and although Cancer has no personal intentions, for a believer this threat provides the opportunity to showcase the reality of our Savior.

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The Day my Idolatry Caught up with Me

The Day my Idolatry Caught up with Me

  The physical pain I’d endured for years was growing in intensity and the duration of each episode was growing longer. The many rounds of various gall bladder tests and scans showed nothing unusual. I was weary of looking for answers. The pain was growing worse and I was ready to give up eating. My favorite idol had become my enemy. If you read my post yesterday, you know that my...

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Been Worshiping at the Wrong Altar

Been Worshiping at the Wrong Altar

  I’m struggling with idolatry today, so I figured one way to do battle with it is to bring it into the light, enlist some of my favorite prayer warriors (you!), and hash it all out—right here in front of everybody. It’s the same old idol I’ve told you about before. The one that knows no mercy and almost takes me under every time I give it just a little room. My latest battle with my...

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The Glorious Nature of the Unexpected

The Glorious Nature of the Unexpected

The monitor’s screen was filled with heart waves in green. Blood pressure and oxygen saturation numbers, and a few other mysterious lines and symbols flashed on and off while I sat at my friend’s bedside. She wasn’t planning for this event. She was heading home after visiting family and friends more than nine-hundred miles away. She was only twenty minutes into her drive when the heavy...

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