Monthly Archives: January 2012

The Spiritual Journey of Christ Followers

 It is a faith journey … To travel by faith implies the unknown. Lewis & Clark’s Northwest Passage map was marked “Unknown” Rom.4  Abraham – Against all hope, in unbelief…”fully persuaded that God had the power to do what he … Continue reading

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A Look Back at 2011

A few days ago I took the time to look back at 2011. The year was full and there were a lot of events that shaped the year. Here are some highlights from 2011: Pottery Classes I took pottery classes … Continue reading

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Journey

Thoughts about the journey: There is a temptation to think of one’s spiritual journey as individual. I do not believe that is true. I am one part of the pilgrimage of all of God’s people. We each have our own … Continue reading

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Being Church in Our Culture

This post is from September 2006. My experience in the 5 years since then have affirmed the relevance and truthfulness of Keller’s words. Here are a few of quotes from Tim Keller’s Being Church in Our Culture: Religion says “I … Continue reading

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Thank God it is Monday

Thank God it’s Monday. OK, so I am retired and it is easy for me to say since I don’t have to go to work. But, I must tell you I adopted that prayer long before I retired. At some … Continue reading

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Clarity

There are few occasions when you have clarity. You are able to get a glimpse of reality. Shaken out of your peaceful slumber of denial or perhaps wishful thinking, you find reality is not very pleasant. It is like a … Continue reading

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Vantage Point

What we need is a vantage point from which we can turn the eye of wisdom to the past and the eye of hope toward the future. This can only be done when we root ourselves in the present moment. … Continue reading

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Genius

Ralph Waldo Emerson, on genius”In every work of genius we rec­og­nize our own rejected thoughts” via Quotations | The Browser.

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Reputation vs Character? According to John Wooden, We Should Choose Character | Donald Miller’s Blog

People don’t judge who we are, they judge who we’ve led them to believe we are.The more time and effort we put into making ourselves look great, the longer and harder the fall when the truth comes out. And eventually … Continue reading

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New blog “Pew Notes”

My fractured foot and the cold weather has provided me with plenty of time to do some things I have been wanting to do. Over the years I have made it my routine to journal quotes, quips, thoughts during sermons … Continue reading

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