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41

Perhaps more noteable than the elegance of the celebration itself…or the example of the life so well lived…was the bi-partisan civility demonstrated as our leaders came together to remember 41. Maybe we weren’t quick to realize it, but it was … Continue reading

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Feels Like 4…

14 degrees…weather app says “feels like 4.” Friends gathered…food in abundance, a bit of guitar and piano under the vocals in the next room.  After all, this is Music City. The notorious ball on the tv screen…a fresh log on … Continue reading

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This is Christmas

A sanctuary overflowing with standing room only…families gathered, young and old…a spectrum of anticipation ranging from reverence and thanksgiving to cherub glee, as Christmas Eve can only mean that the magic of Christmas morning is but moments out of reach.  … Continue reading

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Peas & Carrots

Friends, Re-posting my Thanksgiving 2017 message below, with thoughts and prayers for the Moran family, all who loved Lelia, and all who were as touched and inspired by her story.  May we all be so fortunate as to favorably impact so … Continue reading

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Day 30: Trust, Love, Wisdom

“Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.  In all thy ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct thy paths.” – Proverbs 3:5-6 Simply…TRUST Him.  He LOVES you.  Look to Him for WISDOM. … Continue reading

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Day 29: Righteous Strength

“The way of the Lord is strength to the upright:  but destruction shall be to the workers of iniquity.  The righteous shall never be removed:  but the wicked shall not inhabit the earth.”  – Proverbs 10:29-30 In other words, God’s … Continue reading

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Day 28: Refuge & Fortress

“The fear of the Lord prolongeth days:  but the years of the wicked shall be shortened.” – Proverbs 10:27 M46 Challenge:  Talk to your children about how God will protect them and lengthen their days by respecting God and His … Continue reading

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