Heart of Friendship

Heart of Friendship

I can’t imagine any deeper demonstration of friendship than one who puts your good over their own and who promotes your welfare even if it demotes their own. Jonathan’s friendship with David was such a friendship. The scripture says; “the soul of...
Heart of Friendship

Heart of Courage

How likely is it that a young foreign girl who is orphaned could rise to become queen over a country and then affect history through her courageous act? Queen Esther is that woman. She has her own book in the Old Testament and Jewish congregations continue to...
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Heart of Kindness

There is a wonderful lesser known story of King David that I love which shows his heart of kindness really well. The story is told in 2 Samuel 9 about a lame guy named Mephibosheth. After David had ascended the throne and was fully in control of all of Israel he...
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Time Passes Either Way

Have you ever had a dream to do something but time passes and you never do it? Finally the dream becomes a shadow. It just doesn’t seem possible anymore. Too much time has passed and it seems too late to start. When I was in my early twenties I let quite a few...
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How Big Is Your Bottle? – Psalm 56:8

“You number my wanderings; put my tears into your bottle; are they not in your book?” (Psalm 56:8) So God is keeping track of every where I go and every tear I shed? Are there any of us who have no tears? Who has not experienced pain, tragedy,...
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Don’t Forget to Ask

This Wake Up Call is courtesy of my daughter Jessica from several years ago after a wonderful trip to Hawaii. At the time she badly needed it after two years in graduate school. Jessica is fairly athletic; she snow skies, water skies, etc. so when she was given the...