Monthly Archives: July 2014

The Be-Attitudes: Hungry Or Full? (Sunday’s Sermon Today)

Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled.–Matthew 5:6 How long could you go without eating? Generally speaking, I can usually make it from lunch until dinner…. Seriously though, the average study seems to find … Continue reading

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Catch Fish Or Die Trying (Mustard Seed Musing)

I am not a fisherman. But the other day, at my sons’ insistence, I bought a state fishing license and a container of night crawlers; my wife dusted off to rod and reels from her dad’s garage. That night, we … Continue reading

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What I’ve Been Reading/Best Of 2014…So Far

Having passed the fifty book mark before the end of June, it seemed appropriate to recap a top five for the record. They’re across the board, some by newbies and some by the experts. Half a King. This is just … Continue reading

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The Be-Attitudes: Quiet Strength (Sunday’s Sermon Today)

Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth.–Matthew 5:5 The old joke puts a different spin on this: “the meek will inherit the earth… if that’s alright with the rest of you.” It’s somewhat tense, exploring meekness in … Continue reading

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A Little Light (A Mustard Seed Musing)

For those who fight the darkness every day, in battles we see some days but not all of them, and for those who keep the light burning for the rest of us. When you stare into the darkness Something stares … Continue reading

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The Be-Attitudes: What Jesus Says When Someone Suffers (Sunday’s Sermon Today)

Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.–Matthew 5:4 There’s an old joke about humanity that goes something like this: After God created Adam, and Adam had been in the Garden for a really long time, he started to … Continue reading

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Joe Abercrombie’s Half a King: What Does A Leader Look Like? (Book Review)

I sped through Joe Abercrombie’s latest, Half a King, in one sitting. It’s the fantasy coming-of-age tale for fans of Game of Thrones, The Emperor’s Blades, or Red Rising that won’t bog you down with subplots and elaborate, near-annotated family trees. This is a pure tale … Continue reading

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