Tag Archives: Appreciation

Blueprints, Planning, and Appreciation

“It was because you, the Levites, did not bring it up the first time that theLord our God broke out in anger against us. We did not inquire of him about how to do it in the prescribed way.” 1 Chronicles 15:13 (NIV) … Continue reading

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Once Upon a Time…

Let the redeemed of the Lord tell their story— Psalm 107:2a (NIV) This past Friday night a group of friends gathered at our house to read that latest draft of a play I wrote, which is entitled Ham Buns and Potato Salad. The … Continue reading

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“But as for you, continue in what you have learned and have become convinced of….” 2 Timothy 3:14a (NIV) I regularly refer to my life as a journey. If you don’t know it, the word “wayfarer” (the name of my … Continue reading

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An Iowa Psalm

Chapter-a-Day Psalm 65 You take care of the earth and water it,     making it rich and fertile. The river of God has plenty of water;     it provides a bountiful harvest of grain,     for you have ordered it so. Psalm 65:9 … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day 1 Chronicles 26

 From the family of the Izharites, Kenaniah and sons were appointed as officials and judges responsible for affairs outside the work of worship and sanctuary. 1 Chronicles 26:29 (MSG) For the past five years I’ve helped lead our little town’s … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day Isaiah 26

God, order a peaceful and whole life for us because everything we've done, you've done for us. Isaiah 26:12 (MSG) I spent a good part of my day yesterday listening to a person share their life story. I'm often astonished at what … Continue reading

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