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Since school is starting back up, I want to share my  elementary school memory/disaster.   In fourth grade, I used sugar cubes to build a replica of one of the beautiful Old California Missions. When the day arrived to take in our projects, I proudly carried mine to school. But when I moved one of […]

August 24, 2021

August 19, 2021

Have you ever had a bad day like the character Alexander did in the children’s book, “A Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day,” by Judith Viorst?  His bad day included: •            experiencing the repercussions of poor choices. •            being bombarded with unforeseen problems at the break of dawn. •            disappointment . . . again […]

Have you heard about those relationship sites on the Internet where people can specify the kind of companionship they’re seeking? What David wrote about in Psalm 141 in ten verses would sound like one of these advertisements. Man Seeking Someone to: Listen to me, help me spurn sin, defend my actions, assist in guarding my […]

August 2, 2021

July 28, 2021

Why do we love David and the many Psalms he wrote? They address nearly every topic important to us: friendship, hope, fear, trust, anger, depression, suffering, strength, obedience, and so much more. But one of the most important topics was a call to action for many of us. David’s habit of praise, worship, and thanksgiving […]

“Why does it do that, Daddy?” With pure curiosity the child asks his father for an explanation. Unafraid, and confident. Fully trusting. Do we approach our heavenly Father with the same confidence? When I was younger, approaching God was foreign to me. In my mind, more important people, mostly preachers and missionaries, were first in […]

July 21, 2021

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