Tag Archives: obstacles

When Opportunity Seems Like an Oxymoron

It is not the degree of difficulty that separates good choices from bad choices; it is the likelihood that persistence will yield a harvest worthy of the effort. Continue reading

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Brent Young, Rider for Christ

Electrocution,
fibromyalgia,
divorce,
addictions,
disabilities,
and an even longer list
should someone want to twist
the meaning of his life
into the past fifty years
instead of the future. Continue reading

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Hard Ground

Sometimes we are called to a task
that we cannot quite complete
but must make a beginning,
leaving its finishing until
the soil is softer
or we are strengthened, Continue reading

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Home Place

It’s the years of living and belonging, of knowing folks, of having shared some of the worst and best that life can send your way. Continue reading

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