Category Archives: old self/new self in Christ

Capture Your Thoughts

As I spooned the browned hamburger into the strainer, steam billowed up in a white cloud. What was that? I remembered to capture the thought and held it for a moment before it evaporated. I was jealous of someone. *** … Continue reading

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New Beginnings

In this season of Spring, those of us who live in Michigan enjoy a grand transition. It has been a long, cold winter, and we look forward to many warm and sunny days. As I was taking a walk a … Continue reading

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Death Doesn’t Have the Final Say

The Lord told Moses, “Aaron will be gathered to his people, He will not enter the land I give the Israelites…” Numbers 20, portrays the story of the death of Aaron. It seems like such a sad and harsh treatment … Continue reading

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Beautiful Things

The snow in West Michigan fell furiously on this February day. Snow squalls come through near Lake Michigan at unpredictable times with winds which often cause white-out conditions for drivers. Temperatures have been near and below zero. From inside it … Continue reading

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