Monthly Archives: January 2011

Growing in Faith

Ever since I became a Christian in 1977 I’ve had a hunger to grow in my faith.  The reason I’ve known I’m not where God wants me to be in matters of faith is I’ve seen others with greater faith than me. … Continue reading

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Fasting and Freedom

When some people hear I practice the discipline of fasting, they act amazed. I don’t tell them to communicate, “Look at me; I’m so special,” but because I want them to stop offering me food and feeling bad that I won’t say “yes.” … Continue reading

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Freedom From Wanting to Know it All

Recently I received as part of an email some wise words that proclaimed this truth: Wanting to know it all is based in pride. I never thought of it that way. As I meditated on those words, I realized over the … Continue reading

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Resolutions for 2011

This week I’ve been thinking about resolutions. I’ve bypassed the common ones like “getting down to ____ pounds by eating better” and ones that center on breaking other bad habits. This year I’m more focused on spiritual goals. In fact, our … Continue reading

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Reflecting on The Year 2010

Each New Year’s Day and for many days after, I reflect on the year that has just past. My reflections center on giving thanks to God for all He brought me to and through and for how good He has … Continue reading

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