Monthly Archives: October 2013

Humbleness, The Lost Trait


We live in a “Me first” generation.  The television advertisements boast of the “You deserve” mentality.  From cars to spas.  The focus of our society is to make sure that you take care of yourself first.  Don’t get me wrong. … Continue reading

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Quail


It seems to me that all of us have different aspects of God’s creation that we are drawn to.  For Nadine, it’s different kinds of flowers and in particular, pansies and Mexican roses.  For others it’s sunsets, or sunrises.  For … Continue reading

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Generational Passages


I got a surprise call from my mother last Sunday.  She doesn’t usually call me especially on Sunday in the late afternoon.  She came from the old school where long distance telephone calls cost $1.00/minute.  When she is on the … Continue reading

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Unbelieving Family


Have you ever experienced a lack of support from your family or friends for something what was really important to you?  It may be a promotional that you received and no one came to support you.  It may have been … Continue reading

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Problems To Opportunities


What happens for you when you are confronted with a problem of life?  Do you stuff it and hope that it goes away?  Do you run from your problems and let someone else handle the problem?  Do you find ways … Continue reading

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The Little Things of Life


I was out on the patio having my devotional and Nadine came up to me on the muted orange love seat I was sitting on, reached out her hand and urged me to come with her. I was done with … Continue reading

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Taking Ownership: Part II


What does it mean to take ownership for having a personal interactive relationship with the Lord?  This was a question posed by one of my readers as they meditated on my earlier jlog entitled “Ownership To Transformation”.  In this jlog … Continue reading

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Ownership To Transformation


Today more so than any other time in history we are living vicariously through the lives of others.  We watch “The Bachelor”, “Bachelorette”, “Keeping Up with the Kardashians”, “Jersey Shore”, “The Real World”, “The Amazing Race”, “Real Housewives of Atlanta, … Continue reading

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What Does Autumn and Thankfulness Have In Common


Fall is here.  On Friday Nadine, Tyler, and I decided to pull down the attic ladder and pull the dust incrusted plastic that encased our scare crows and begin the process of decorating our front entrance. Tyler did the dirty … Continue reading

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