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Dogtags and Pearls 3 Is In the Works

I am working on a new book, Dogtags and Pearls 3. We are about 2/3 of the way through the writing it, but I thought I might give a preview of the cover. My aim is to have it finished … Continue reading

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Persistence pays

Persistence pays! It’s that catchy little slogan that I’m sure most of us have heard throughout our lives! It’s what your parents told you as they encouraged you to hang in there and keep at something until you mastered it. … Continue reading

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Count it All Joy…

The book of James, Chapter 1:2-4 says “My brothers, count it all joy when you fall into divers temptations; Knowing this, that the trying of your faith works patience. But let patience have her perfect work, that you may be perfect … Continue reading

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Loving the Invisible God

“To know, know, know him, is to love, love, love him…” Remember that old song? It’s a 1958 single by the Teddy Bears. It wasn’t written about God, but I like to use it about God. We humans are very … Continue reading

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Sin Consciousness

As humans, we find it so easy to find fault with other people. We are always, in our own presumptive minds, and thinking ourselves so wise, able to see what THEY need to change, but ourselves….well, not so much. You … Continue reading

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How does God present me faultless?

A scripture that always befuddled me several years ago was Jude 1:24. “Now unto Him who is able to keep you from falling, and to present you faultless before the presence of His glory with exceeding joy,..”  I had so … Continue reading

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Where is Your Identity?

Where is your identity? Most of us, as children, reflect the image  of our parents. The truth is, our spirits were made to reflect something, to become the image of something. As little babies and then children, our eyes watch … Continue reading

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According to the Pattern, Part 2

The longer I know and walk with God, the more I am convinced that God says nothing, and does nothing without a purpose or a reason. He doesn’t speak without a reason. Whenever He tells us something, there is a … Continue reading

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The Band Aid Scripture

If you have been attending a church for any length of time, you may have noticed people getting “saved” over and over, accepting Jesus again and again. Why do they do this? I believe it is because they may fall … Continue reading

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A Life of Surrender, Part 2

Many years ago, I became part of an organization called Al-Anon. The group is for families of alcoholics. The twelve step program offered by this organization is based on Christian principles. The program aims at helping people start to believe … Continue reading

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