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Zoom in on Good Cheer

Zoom in on Good Cheer

Is it okay to laugh when things are bad? If what you are doing is serious, does that mean you can’t smile?  I was reading an article recently from the Wall Street Journal that made me think about our need for good humor (“The Secret Group of Scientists and...
Growing at the Speed of Glaciers

Growing at the Speed of Glaciers

Eugene Peterson relates the following description of the formation of a glacier: A glacier is the most powerful force the world has ever seen. Nothing, literally nothing, can stop a glacier. A glacier is formed by the falling of snow that accumulates over a period of...
Don’t Skimp on the Foundation!

Don’t Skimp on the Foundation!

“When the storms of life come, the wicked are whirled away, but the godly have a lasting foundation” (Prov. 10:25, NLT). A good foundation is essential in building a home that will last. I sometimes tagged along as a boy when it was time for my father to...
The Colorado Library Renewal & Willie Nelson

The Colorado Library Renewal & Willie Nelson

“Would you like to renew your items?”  No, thank you; but I would like to renew myself.  I’m going to go out on a limb here and assume that the Bud Werner Memorial Library in Steamboat Springs, Colorado is probably not the draw card for a town that has people pouring...
Stand Firm, Like Your Family

Stand Firm, Like Your Family

People all over the world are undergoing suffering. People all over the world are worried. People don’t know what’s going to happen next in this quickly changing landscape in which COVID-19 is dictating the terms. The Apostle Peter writes to people just...
Executed with Christ!

Executed with Christ!

I love this story from My All in All: Daily Assurance of God’s Grace, by Robert J. Morgan (the April 27th entry).  He writes that he once asked a prominent minister how he remained so visionary and passionate.  “I execute myself every day with 220...