Category Archives: Personal Vitality

How Clear is Your Line of Sight?

Line of sight is “a straight line along which an observer has unobstructed vision.”* How Unobstructed is Your Vision? Behold what manner of love of the Father that we should be called his children. 1 John 3:1 The presence and … Continue reading

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Headline News – Only One Aspect of Reality

Afghanistan. Haiti. Lebanon. Ethiopia. Myanmar…. The headline news can be deeply distressing at times. The weak seem to get weaker, the abusive seem to get ahead. Violent Hands Acts chapter 12 is a violent chapter. The opening verses say as … Continue reading

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Strengthening Oneself in God Amidst a Crisis

Recently I was confronted with a problem that there was literally nothing I could do to solve. Immediately I felt the visceral response within. I was faced with a very strong temptation to give in to an internal response that … Continue reading

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Advent Reflection: Journey in the Valleys

The Valley of the Shadow of Death (Psalm 23) The Valley of Achor (Hosea 2) The Valley of Baca (Psalm 84) Three valleys in the journey of life named: “Shadow of Death” “Bitterness” “Trouble” How did we get here? Psalm … Continue reading

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The State of Your Treasury

Have you understood all these things?” They said to him, “Yes.”  And he said to them, “Therefore every scribe who has been trained for the kingdom of heaven is like a master of a house, who brings out of his … Continue reading

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Spirituality of Abiding: His Word Abiding in Us

Abiding: the act of dwelling, companioning, remaining. This is language of lingering in time, space, and place. A spirituality of abiding is what we are after. It’s inherently relational. The first essential invitation from Jesus is abiding in him. The … Continue reading

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Deserts Can Bloom

Isaiah 35 The desert and the parched land will be glad;     the wilderness will rejoice and blossom. Like the crocus, 2 it will burst into bloom;     it will rejoice greatly and shout for joy…. 3 Strengthen the feeble hands,     steady the knees … Continue reading

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Update: TUC Celebration

Thank you to all who helped celebrate The Uninvited Companion’s one year celebration. During 1-5 January, 1783 free kindle editions were download! That is quite the response. If you find this book helpful, please pass it on as a resource … Continue reading

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