Morning thoughts on “Learning in Wartime”

You would be surprised if you knew how soon one begins to feel the shortness of the tether, of how many things, even in middle life, we have to say ‘“No time for that,” “Too late now,” and “Not for me”… A more Christian attitude, which can be attained at any age, is that of …

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Morning thoughts on “The Weight of Glory”

It would seem that Our Lord finds our desires not too strong, but too weak. We are half-hearted creatures, fooling about with drink and sex and ambition when infinite joy is offered us, like an ignorant child who wants to go on making mud pies in a slum because he cannot imagine what is meant …

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Peace in the Lord’s Sovereignty

I was talking with someone the other day and the topic of extended periods of time between contact was brought up. It had been a while since this group had chatted together. So I said, "Well, life is one exciting event after another." And this is pretty true. Sometimes these exciting events are actually somewhat …

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I know the plans I have for you…

One year since we moved to a new state. One year since our waiting ended and we moved for the fourth time since we were married and the second to last time before we were settled. Tomorrow, we will have been married for 2 years. In two months, our puppy will be a year old. …

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How Can We Keep Our Way Pure?

Oh, that my ways were steadfast in obeying your decrees! Then I would not be put to shame when I consider all your commands. ~ Psalm 119: 5-6 ~ When I consider all your commands: Do not lie, do not steal, do not commit adultery, do not bear false witness, honor your father and mother, …

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