Monthly Archives: November 2015

Can’t Stop The Change

One of our yearly family traditions is to cut down our perfect Christmas tree the day after Thanksgiving. Every year we drive up to the summit of highway 17 and pull into Arrowhead farms to cut down our tree. Arrowhead … Continue reading

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Thanks For Mercy

Gratitude Chronicles – Part IX I wish all of my readers a fantastic Thanksgiving. May your time with your family and friends be filled with lots of love, laughter and gratitude. As I close my “gratitude chronicles” I want to … Continue reading

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Thanks For The End Of Me

Gratitude Chronicles Part VIII I don’t know when I started saying this to myself, but many years ago I discovered a profound truth. This truth was very much shaped by tough times, and tough discoveries in those tough times. Here’s … Continue reading

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Thanks For Dependence

Gratitude Chronicles Part VII I like my independence. In fact I like my independence so much I actually prefer living most days without needing to check in with God, or ask God for help. That means I get frustrated when … Continue reading

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Thanks For Unanswered Prayers

Gratitude Chronicles – Part VI For a long time I wanted to be a big rock musician. This was the season of my life that pre-dated the longer season of where I wanted to be an evangelical rock star pastor. … Continue reading

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Thanks For Empty Hands

Gratitude Chronicles Part IV I always like to have good options at my disposal. In fact, I usually prefer to have more than one good option I can leverage when I need it. I hate being down to my last … Continue reading

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Thanks For The “Great Equalizer”

Gratitude Chronicles Part III I remember the first time I wasn’t buying what someone was selling. I was at a church service where a woman, who had been battling brain cancer, told everyone how God had used her traumatic journey … Continue reading

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