Monthly Archives: November 2013

Today’s Feast

My cooking is so bad, my kids thought Thanksgiving was to commemorate Pearl Harbor. Phyllis Diller Here’s hoping your Thanksgiving feast is filled with the opposite of what Phyllis Diller might prepare. May your day be filled with good food, … Continue reading

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Thankful

If a fellow isn’t thankful for what he’s got, he isn’t likely to be thankful for what he’s going to get. Frank A. Clark Sobering to think about. Wouldn’t you say?

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Train Your Brain For Thanksgiving

Yesterday our church community celebrated the goodness and generosity of God. It was a truly beautiful day of worship and thanksgiving. As we opened up the floor for people to share the things they were thankful for I remembered a … Continue reading

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Real Strength

We’ve all been indoctrinated to believe that real strength is having the ability to do what I want when I want. In other words strength = independence. We think that the less we need any help, the stronger we are. … Continue reading

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Easily Fooled

Here is another observation about blindness in our lives. In Hosea 7: 11 – 16 God says, Ephraim is like a dove, easily deceived and senseless— now calling to Egypt, now turning to Assyria . . .  I trained them … Continue reading

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Distance From God

We all have blind spots in our lives – areas of weakness we simply don’t see in ourselves. In Hosea 7 God addresses one area of blindness in His people. Hosea records God’s thoughts:  “Ephraim mixes with the nations; Ephraim … Continue reading

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They Do Not Realize

I’ve been doing some thinking about the blind spots in our lives. In the book of Hosea 7: 1 – 7 God provides some sobering observations to His people, Israel. In verses 1 & 2 God observes, “Whenever I would … Continue reading

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