Tag Archives: patience

He Remembers That We Are Dust

Being human is never an excuse for us to choose evil… but it is always a reason for us to remember the nature of the God who made us. Continue reading

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The Valley of Dry Bones

Hope and faith, combined with patience, allows us to see the awesome power of God if we will wait upon him… and have the strength to stand still. Continue reading

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A Few Seconds of Courtesy

If waiting three or four seconds lets us show courtesy to others and provides greater safety… isn’t that time well spent? Continue reading

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Life, Labor and Little Green Tomatoes

When it seems like things are pretty tough and we’re not making any progress, we should remember that even something as simple as tomatoes take some time… Continue reading

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Even Better than the Jelly of the Month Club

Batteries wear down, toys and tools can break, and clothes wear out, but there are other gifts that last longer the more they are used… Continue reading

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The Frustrations of Limitation

After last night’s episode, I’m even more convinced that “simple plumbing job” is an oxymoron. Continue reading

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Nature vs. Nature

Regardless of how it’s couched, framed or stated, here’s what I have found: when I do good, I feel good; when I don’t, I don’t. Continue reading

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Testing

Sometimes it’s not just the heat… or the humidity… that oppresses us. How do we prove our faith even in this? Continue reading

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Courting Miah

Sometimes we visit in order to be entertained and amused. Sometimes, it’s way more precious than that… Continue reading

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Negative Opportunity

You will have at least one chance today,

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