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Routine Prayer Doesn’t Mean You’re in a Rut

I get up early. Like 4:15 in the morning early. It’s so I can do something that – frankly – I could do any time of the day. But I can’t do it with my wife at any time of … Continue reading

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Healing the Tongue Takes Heart Surgery

[Today’s guest post is from Kathryn Sowinski, whose prayer for a patient on the table led to her own spiritual healing.] “Don’t push it too fast…..it will kill him; but not too slowly either…..he needs the medicine, or he will … Continue reading

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Dropping Scripture Bombs on the Kitchen Table

[From the archives.] *** “God takes us into the depths so that we can reach the heights.” I thought that sounded pretty good. I patted the shoulder across the corner of the kitchen table with what I thought was a … Continue reading

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Anxiety Needs

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Silence for a Hurting Friend

“God takes us into the depths so that we may reach the heights.” I thought that sounded pretty good. I patted the shoulder across the corner of the kitchen table with what I thought was a comforting sort of pat. … Continue reading

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Voting Is No Excuse for Being Unreasonable

[Updated from the archives – a post to remind us how to treat one another reasonably on election day.] I’d been on the bench just a few years when I was given responsibility for administration of our courthouse. (It’s not … Continue reading

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Update #7 on my Father: praying through change

Today we drive 2 hours to the Bay Area to pick up Dad from the rehab facility where he has lived the past three  weeks after first spending a week and a half in the hospital following his emergency surgery … Continue reading

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Update #6 on my Father: slow progress, but still good news

Thank you everyone who has been supporting my father and our family in prayer following my father’s accident. Here’s the original post on his fall and emergency neurosurgery: Head and Heart at 92 Years Old His rehab is slowly progressing, but … Continue reading

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The Best Woman In My Life (plus update #5 on my Dad)

[For those who have followed the updates on my dad’s recovery and our plans to move him to assisted living near us (see update #5 at the end of this post) you know how much I rely on my wife. She … Continue reading

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Update #4 on my Father: it’s moving day!

Dad’s rehab stint will continue this week and into most of next week, if all goes as planned. Today we move apartments. It took a couple of days to get everything we’re moving boxed and organized. If it weren’t for … Continue reading

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