Tag Archives: compassion

seeing others thru the eyes of remembrance and hope

I don’t know about you but sometimes I am ‘blinded by the Light’ … I’m not suggesting that is what Jesus ever intended. But there can indeed be a self-pride that comes with salvation that brings about a sort of … Continue reading

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A Prayer about Nonselective Compassion

Yep, I think the Holy Spirit might just be speaking to me. The above is the title of the next devotional entry in my 2015 devotional book (Everyday Prayers: 365 Days to a Gospel-Centered Faith by Pastor Scotty Smith) that I … Continue reading

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the love journey

Yes, love seems like a journey to me.  Sometimes the entire journey happens in but a moment … at other times hours, days, weeks, months and even years pass. This post is me wrestling to understand a bit of that … Continue reading

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loving the prodigal

For those who struggle with loving a prodigal (and I am one such person), Jesus offers much wisdom through the telling of ‘The Parable of the Prodigal Son’ in Luke 15:11-24.  In those difficult times of dealing with my prodigal, … Continue reading

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trusting IN God regardless – part 1

That’s really the challenge for us all, isn’t it?  Trusting IN God regardless … regardless of whether He alleviates our persecution … our suffering … our trials and tribulation … in this temporal world.  I believe there is a great … Continue reading

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Brennan Manning and a convicting Dear Abba prayer

Currently I am going through Brennan Manning’s prayer devotional on my Kindle, Dear Abba: Morning and Evening Prayer.  I was extremely convicted by the evening devotional/prayer for the thirteenth day and thought I would share it here with you in … Continue reading

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defying the odds … two years later

Two years ago on August 11th  I was admitted to the hospital for sigmoid colectomy surgery (my second in four years … the first had successfully removed a section of colon with a cancerous polyp).  During a colonoscopy earlier that … Continue reading

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