March 2018


Out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks.—Luke 6:45 I can still remember it like yesterday. Not so much the joke I made, but how my mom speared me with ‘the look’. Her eyes flashed. “Jesus said, ‘out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks.’” My initial response was typical. A …

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Life is Short

Is it morbid that I’ve always been fascinated by graveyards? When I was little, my grandpa and I would visit the family cemetery. Those trips are some of my fondest memories. He didn’t care that I spent hours exploring the oldest corners, rubbing moss off 150-year-old stones to see what they said. He’d follow along …

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Fake Plant

“Examine yourselves as to whether you are in the faith. Test yourselves. Do you not know yourselves, that Jesus Christ is in you?—unless indeed you are disqualified.” – 2 Corinthians 13:5  I have a confession. I’ve been watering a fake plant for three weeks now. Faithfully watering it. In my defense, it’s extremely realistic looking. It …

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