Monthly Archives: January 2014

I Cannot But God. . .


As I was reading in Genesis this morning, I came across a passage about Joseph that hit me differently than in the past years that I have read it.  Joseph was one of 12 brothers of Jacob.  His birth order … Continue reading

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Building Resentment Part III: Irrational Choices


Have you ever been in a situation where your anger got the best of you?  Someone said something to you or did something to you and you went off on them?  Have you been driving and someone cuts you off? … Continue reading

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Skiing In Flagstaff


It was 50 degrees in Flagstaff on Saturday and the skiing was wonderful. That man-made snow is the best

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Building Resentment Part II: Misdirected Accusations


Resentment is a very interesting feeling.  The Merriam-Webster defines resentment as a feeling of indignant displeasure or persistent ill will at something regarded as a wrong, insult, or injury.  It is not one those feelings that come and go, but … Continue reading

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Building Resentment Part I: The Start


Have you ever been in a relationship where it seems that resentment between you and another person seems to build over time.  It is always someone you have connection with.  It may be a spouse, or a sibling, or a … Continue reading

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The Favored One Or The Rejected One


Have you ever been in a family where you were the favorite son or daughter?  Where it seemed that your mother or father or maybe both doted on you more than your siblings?  It could be that you have experienced … Continue reading

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Dealing With Fear? You Are Not Alone


Fear.  Being afraid.  It’s an emotion induced by a perceived threat.  That threat can be anything.  When a stimulus occurs our reaction to that stimulus evokes emotions of fear that cause us to fight or to flight.  Fear causes us … Continue reading

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Through a Child’s Eye


Over the past holidays, Victoria and her family came to visit.  During the time they were here, we all decided to go to the Phoenix Children’s Museum.  We loaded up the SUV after the afternoon nap with snacks, plenty of … Continue reading

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Stalemate


Over the Christmas holidays, my oldest daughter came from Chicago (-5) to sunny Scottsdale (70) with her dog Tiffany.  Tiffany is a Cavalier King Charles spaniel like Monty, our dog.  They get along fairly well except when it comes to … Continue reading

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A Challenge for 2014


Can you believe it’s January 6, 2014.  It seems like only yesterday that Christmas was here and now it’s time for Tyler and Carter to go back to school.  It was about this time 45 years ago that a pastor … Continue reading

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