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Evolution of Truth

One man’s truth is another man’s heresy. In fact, for many all of us, many of our truths of yesterday are our heresies of today. Let me elaborate from my own life examples. When I was a little kid, like 4, I believed in the Boogie Monster. It didn’t help matters that my older brother played it up big! As I got a little older and shed my fear of the Boogie Monster, something far more foreboding replaced it. Read more…

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The Fun of Living in Fear

I never knew fear could be fun. Normally, I don’t like fear. I’m allergic to it. I’d just as soon run and hide from the source of it. But I recently learned that, if I’m going to be a lion chaser, I have to begin seeing my fear as a fun challenge, one that I avidly chase after. Otherwise, I'll have to settle for a life of boredom.

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Will We Be Remembered for Chasing Lions?

In A Pit With A Lion On A Snowy Day, I read the curious title of the book. Only a few pages into the book, I knew exactly why this book landed in my hands. It was put there. God is ready for me to recognize that the hard, scary, impossible parts of my life are the greatest opportunities for Him to get the glory in my life…

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Special Love for a Cat in the Gutter of Life

Recently the eyes of sadness stared me down through the metal bars of the live trap on our back patio. We'd been having problems with this wild orange tabby. Find out what I observed about my faith through this encounter with a wild cat…

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Radiant Beauty from The Refiner’s Fire

Fire. As Christians, we are taught it is to be feared for it is the seal of doom. But is this always the case? I have found many fascinating perspectives in my studies of biblical fire in recent days…

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My Hero Bruno

I always love a new lesson from our furry friends. Before you jump to conclusions, "Fang the Leopard" does not get to be Satan in this story. And I definitely don't get to be "Bruno the mouse!" You see, this mouse is very special—he's my mentor. He is a brave soul who is not in the least intimidated or afraid of the hungry leopard breathing down his back. What can our friends teach us about the scary obstacles of life? Find out…

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