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Life’s Challenges

Rest for the weary

The year 2020 has been wearisome. I don’t know that I’ve gotten more or less sleep, but politics and the pandemic have left me…

Living My Faith

When nothing is everything

In your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ Jesus: . . . He made himself nothing” (Philippians 2:5,7). The president…

Living My Faith

Use your words to heal

“Shut your mouth; you are so disrespectful.” “Your tiny brain just can’t handle it.” “Come on, guys, let’s start boxing and punching him in…

Life’s Challenges

Refreshments

There’s a phrase in the English language that’s better than most things one can hear in life. I’m speaking, of course, of the statement:…

Living My Faith

Use worldly wealth to gain eternal friendships

Some things that were valuable in 2019 have no value in 2020. For example, the plane tickets I purchased in 2019 had no value…

Living My Faith

Part of the puzzle

Back when my kids were younger, we had a Star Wars lenticular puzzle. Have you seen those? They have a 3-D holographic thing going…

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Let’s be presumptive positive

Two months ago I didn’t even know the words presumptive positive could go together. Then, in the beginning of August, 77 NFL players’ COVID-19…

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Church, we need to rise, or we will surely fall

It seems everywhere we look battle lines have been drawn. If we’re not careful, the church, like the country, will fall in division. Pastors…

Life’s Challenges

Watching the nation burn

Wildfires have been raging across the Northwest. Smoke from those fires has been altering the weather for a long time now in Idaho where…

Living My Faith

What am I living for?

From the moment our eyes pop open in the morning, we are driven by our appetites, our physical and emotional wants and needs. All…

Living My Faith

A tale of two kids

Walk into my eldest daughter’s bedroom and you will marvel at the tidy space. Stop next door at her younger sister’s room and you’ll…

Life’s Challenges

Solomon’s healthy perspective

Way before COVID-19 messed with our way of life, King Solomon looked at everything “under the sun” and said that it was all hevel,…