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[13 Mar 2008 | No Comment | ]

The secret of MY future is hidden in my daily routine!
but exhort one another DAILY (Hebrews 3:13a)
What would a healthy daily routine look like to you?
Have you written that down?
Yesterday’s webinar (web seminar) with Rev. Ron Davidson was awesome. What he had to share spoke so strongly to my spirit. Several times while Ron was sharing, my eyes flooded with tears. Ron has the heart of Jesus to serve the poor. While the group attending this webinar was quite small, every person was deeply impacted by what Ron had to …

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[31 Dec 2007 | No Comment | ]

Journaling clarifies your thoughts and feelings, allowing you to gain valuable self-knowledge.
That ye may REMEMBER, and do all my commandments, and be holy unto your God. (Numbers 15:40)
What did God do for you in 2006?
How do you remember what God has done?
Over and over again in the Bible, God tells His people to remember what He had done. Sometimes they wrote things down and other times they told stories. Sometimes they set down big stones and other times they built altars.
For the past five years, journaling has been the lead …

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* FAVORITES, * PRAYER, Busyness, HABITS, REFLECTION, REST, REVELATION, SIMPLICITY »

[29 Aug 2007 | No Comment | ]

“Most of us live unexamined lives.” – Gordon McDonald
I will meditate on the glorious splendor of Your majesty, And on Your wondrous works. (Psalm 145:5)
What daily habit can I start to guarantee I will slow down and hear God?
To me, “busy” is a bad four letter word. Yesterday, I shared how the Holy Spirit led me to Track #11 of CD #2 of Bill Hybel’s book “Too Busy Not to Pray” and how I applied the 3 steps to reduce my rpm’s the next morning. The following in an excerpt …

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[28 Aug 2007 | No Comment | ]

No one ever plans to fail, but many fail to plan.
“Remember therefore how you have received and heard; hold fast and repent.” (Revelations 3:3)
What can I do TODAY to prevent fires, rather than rushing around to put them out?
A recent letter I received from the Pentagon Federal Credit Union states, “No one ever plans to fail, but many fail to plan.” Because I have a heart to serve, I easily fall into the trap of allowing other people’s “emergencies” to pull me into the tyranny of the urgent. But it’s …

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[5 Apr 2007 | No Comment | ]

Journaling unlocks a door to self-awareness and meaningful reflection.
But He, knowing their thoughts, said to them: “Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation, and a house divided against a house falls. (Luke 11:17)
In what ways does your life feel out of control?
What concrete steps can you take to change that?
Yesterday I arrived back in Culpeper after an 11 day trip to Israel and Jordan. The highlight for my day was seeing my wife again. I thought about Dorothy clicking her heels in the Wizard of Oz and saying …

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[23 Jan 2007 | No Comment | ]

The Spirit of God never contradicts the Word of God!
Hear O Israel, the Lord our God, the Lord is One. (Deuteronomy 6:4)
Do you know the Word of God well enough to test your choices and direct your conversations?
On Thursday evening January 4, 2007 I officially enrolled in Life Christian University and began my first class titled “The Life and Teachings of Christ” at the extension campus in Culpeper Virginia. Pastor Sue Gregg, an outstanding teacher and spirit-filled lady, is my primary teacher. She has had a profound impact on me …

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[28 Oct 2006 | No Comment | ]

The great business of life is to glorify God by enjoying Him forever. – John Piper
Make me understand the way of Your precepts; So shall I meditate on Your wondrous works. (Psalm 119:27)
Do you have a monthly and annual reading plan?
The following are some of the books recommended by the College of Prayer in Canada. These come from the Spring 2000 Module in Toronto with Rev. Sunder Krishnan.
Answering God, Eugene Peterson, (Harper Row, 1989) – Eugene Peterson speaks to Christians who realize the necessity for prayer and yearn for it …

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