Category Archives: Gratitude

REJECTION’S BITTER ROOT

Our last time together we discussed how Esau was not able to receive the blessing he he desired, although wanting it badly; even seeking it with strong crying and tears (Hebrews 12:16-17; to read previous article click here). His inability to … Continue reading

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Same Circumstances; Two Very Different Streams

Back in May of 2009 the animated movie UP was released. My family loves this movie, which begins on a sour note, as Mr. Fredrickson’s (the old guy) wife has recently died. Shortly thereafter Mr. Fredrickson meets Russel (the little boy). … Continue reading

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Word’s are Relevant when Used Right!!! #3

Listening to a championship athlete discuss their training regiment can be quite illuminating. Rare is the person at the top of their sport, who does minimal training and wins consistently, on talent alone. Living in Ohio most of my life, I was privy to story … Continue reading

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