Category Archives: opportunity

The Land of the Living

A wise man once said, “We are not in the land of the living going to the land of the dying.  We are in the land of the dying, trying to go to the land of the living.” As we … Continue reading

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The Hortatory Subjunctive

Surely the title of today’s blog will cause some to read the devotional just for curiosity sake.  My thoughts today actually are focused on the New Year and thinking about how to be better in the New Year.  So what … Continue reading

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Be Where Your Feet Are

Sometimes a statement that seems simple can carry a great message when you think about it.  “Be where your feet are” is a common saying of my favorite football coach.  Of course, in his world of football, it means to … Continue reading

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What’s in it for me?

We live in a time and culture that is generally selfish.  For many it appears to be all about me.  All about self.  I need cite only one example.  Go to Facebook and look at the pictures.  This generation has … Continue reading

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A cup of cold water

We have so much road construction going on in our area.  It seems everywhere we go there is a delay.  Recently while returning home I was caught in a line of traffic.  It was the middle of the day with … Continue reading

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The Tobacco Can and the Buried Treasure

I remember as a child being fascinated with the idea of buried treasure. Once as a young child I put some money into a Prince Albert Tobacco can and buried it in the yard.  Now first of all if you … Continue reading

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To Make America Great Again…

During the 1800’s, Alexis de Toqueville, a famous French political philosopher, visited our nation seeking to uncover the secret of our greatness. He traveled from town to town, asking questions and examining every facet of our society.  When he finished … Continue reading

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10 Rules for Fatherhood

Father’s Day is the day set aside for celebrating our fathers and the influence of fathers in our society.  It is impossible to overestimate the importance of the father in the family.  With few exceptions, when father and mother are … Continue reading

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Who can find a faithful man?

I suppose our society is struggling with the idea of manhood now more than ever.  What is your definition of manliness?  What is your description of a real man?  Is it the idea of the Marlboro man of the cigarette … Continue reading

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Questions

Did it ever occur to you that the first time in Scripture wherein we hear GOD and Christ speak, it is in the form of a question? In the Garden, GOD called out to Adam and asked, “Where are you?” … Continue reading

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