Category Archives: Be Not Afraid

Music Monday: The Saint That is Just Me

I am so very imperfect. I mean, truly imperfect. I want to be like so many of the amazing saints I have learned about, and most times I just can’t. For sure, I can’t be like the whitewashed perfect stories … Continue reading

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Gratitude

I was at a gas station about to pump gas into my car and I saw a homeless man standing around the corner of the building. To the surprise of everyone around me, I ran to him and gave him … Continue reading

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David and Goliath – Eyes to see

This video has a very interesting explanation of the story of David and Goliath. However, Malcolm Gladwell leaves something significant out of the story. Namely, God. Some of his explanations make a lot of sense. But others fall short precisely because … Continue reading

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God’s plan or mine?

  I’m going to share with you a reflection that I got from a friend who was reading my latest book, Walking Through Holy Week. I love seeing how God takes my thoughts and reflections and uses them to speak to others. … Continue reading

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Music Monday: Even If by Mercy Me

  It’s hard to imagine that we can do good when we are in difficult times. Our pain and our struggles are something to be carried and endured until they are over. We need help, and we don’t have anything … Continue reading

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Music Monday: Tightrope

Embed:  I love this song from the movie The Greatest Showman. It’s a poignant song about the adventure of love. The more I listened to the words, though, the more I felt it reflected my life in Christ. “High in the … Continue reading

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A Taste of Heaven

“About death I go through different moods, but the times when I can desire it are never, I think, those when this world seems harshest. On the contrary, it is just when there seems to be the most of Heaven … Continue reading

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Let the Word of Christ Dwell Within You

Not long after the Resurrection, Peter and some of the others went fishing. Yes, they had seen Jesus, but life had to go on, didn’t it? You can’t just sit and wait for Him to show back up again. There … Continue reading

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Good job?

I have to say, the job “Follower of Christ” is a hard one to sell. Just read Jesus’ words trying to get the apostles ready for what is coming when He’s gone. I know for me, the whole Resurrection thing … Continue reading

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Amazing Grace

  So much happens in the readings from Acts this week that I hardly know where to start. First, Stephen is stoned to death. This message of Jesus resurrected is really not going over well. As the stoning is going … Continue reading

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