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Mark Phillips & The Last Ride

Sometimes, you don’t even realize the last time you do something. Other times, every detail is etched into memory. Continue reading

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Sermon on the Mount Transformation

It had never entered my mind that he was someone who sorely needed to hear that sermon. I’m also pretty sure that he had no idea how much I needed this affirmation after months of discouraging direction in the church.
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Good Measure

In the strong stir of southern wind,
the long, slender limbs of locust
bend to the north in sweeping crescents
of graceful submission, Continue reading

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Heavy Soil

There are times, too, when words have no effect whatsoever, no matter how impassioned the plea or how tender the entreaty. Continue reading

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A Fine Memory

It would be good, I think, to make some positive, fine association with the memory of a young person. To have some good thing so firmly entrenched in their mind that the decades of life could not undo it. To be stirred in memory from time to time with such fine associations. Continue reading

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