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Sabbath and Gratitude

As I reflect on what it means to cultivate gratitude and a generous heart as a spiritual practice, I am reminded of the importance of keeping the Sabbath. I found this blog I wrote a few years back that really captures my … Continue reading

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Help is just a shimmering word away….

Psalm 46:1-3 God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in times of trouble. therefore I will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and … Continue reading

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We’re all in this together – More thoughts on the book of Nehemiah

One of the most powerful images of unity and love that we have experienced in our recent history is the bucket line at ground zero of the 9/11 attacks. Thousands of people from all over our country and the world … Continue reading

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Three Questions for Discerning God’s Direction based on Nehemiah

There is no doubt that Nehemiah was a visionary. He had big God dreams that matched his big God heart. But, how did he know that God was indeed leading him? Nehemiah Chapter 2 offers us a model for discernment … Continue reading

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