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The Shack Movie: Let the Critics Say What They Want I LOVED It.

When I awoke this morning I wasn’t trying or even thinking about stepping on a landmine but after reading some of the critic’s comments about the new movie The Shack, I’m ready to go. LET ME START WITH MY ORIGINAL THOUGHTS I sniffled and snorted all through the movie choking down tears as I watched…

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Leave It Behind: The Editor of Your Life Story

No one really likes to be edited. Some of us say we are fine with it but when it comes right down to it, laying your thoughts out on a piece of computer screen and having someone chop them up, is irritating. When creating a better life story, the same is true. We need editors…

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Warning: Faith Based Post Below

I hear talk in the church of why so many are leaving and yet they still believe in God. In the time of Jesus and right after, followers flocked to the faith, because it was truth and it set them free. Today, Christianity is based a lot on religion and less on the actual words…

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He Still Speaks in Parables

As I rummage around the word of God this morning I am taken back by the clues and hints our creator leaves behind and yet we, his creation, still miss them. We hear and see what tickles the ears and emotions and miss his meaning and wonder why the creation is in such disarray. When…

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Is That Your Real Story?

“Sometimes the story we’re telling the world isn’t half as endearing as the one that lives inside us.” Donald Miller FROM THE MOUTH OF BABES Speaking to a group of students at Churchill High School the other day something came out of my mouth that doesn’t very often land on the air outside my mouth.…

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The Beast Within: Just In Time For Halloween

Deep in the recesses of our soul lives a hungry beast. This beast looks different in you and me and mine is distinctly tailored to take me down in the most personal way. (And so is yours) This beast is looking for our attention. It will do, say and lure in the most ugly manner…

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Prayer: Perhaps It’s Not What We Think!

For the last decade or so prayer has been tough for me. The institutional church ruined the whole idea of prayer because what I was taught to do (how to pray) seems selfish and not like the prayers I read about that uttered from the lips of Jesus. I don’t buy into prosperity doctrine. To…

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Who is Producing My Life Story Anyway?

I’m Glad My Day Is Not Left Up To Me Setting The Stage: I had this moment today when dullness crept into my “feelers” and the “blues” began whispering in my ear. The day had its hiccups, coupled with after vacation catch-up, and you’ve got the makings for a disaster. I had an important lunch…

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