24-3, Blocking Out those Alarms

Several weeks ago I was awakened around two a.m. by an ear-piercing sound that I assumed was a smoke alarm. I keep the house cool, and there I was in my boxers, all cozy under the blanket with little interest in getting up and going out to the garage for a ladder and then down…

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24-2, What’s That Sound I Hear?

Marvin became my first flight student in 1963 when we were both orderlies in a hospital in New Hampshire. He went on to become an accomplished corporate pilot, a true professional, and at his passing he had many more flight hours that I have and an almost-stellar career. Airplanes with retractable landing gear have a…

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24-1, “An Invitation into THE GOOD LIFE”

I am offering three books including two new ones, and will be posting them here one at a time. The first is “An Invitation into THE GOOD LIFE”, and I think you’ll love it. THE GOOD LIFE is an invitation into the abundant life that Jesus won for us on the cross and in His…

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#281 – Perspective, One Year Later

It is Sept. 22, 2023. One year ago today my Elaine slipped into the glorious and pain-free presence of Jesus. In spite of his personal loss, how could a rational man argue with God about that? The lingering fragrance of the memories of our nearly 63 wonderful years together makes it seem like a short…

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280 – Partners in Sorrow & Joy

I am touched by several things as we approach the Sept. 22, one-year mark of Elaine’s departure into the presence of Jesus. First is the memory of how friends and family stepped up to our needs for the two months just before she slipped away. There was some concern about how it might go when…

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#279 – My Brother?

I once had a brother    a twin like no other. We walked and we talked,   and we loved and we fought   but we’d be true to the end   ‘cause we were those “Stoltzfus twins.” But now he’s with Jesus.    and he left me alone.Or did he? There was one we called Father   and that…

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#278 – Questions

Questions Who am I? What defines me as a person among others,    to me?   And to them? Is it things of the earth   or those of God and His Kingdom? How do others “measure” me as compared to themselves   and to our culture, society      and church? How do I want them to measure me?…

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#277 – Intoxicated?

That which captures the eye of ones’ heart   will become that which directs the steps of his life   for today, tomorrow and forever. It might be something of the earth   or that of the Kingdom of God It might be something honorable  and of eternal value; Or that which has no moral value in itself  …

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#276 – This is the Day For . . .

. . . THE DARINGThis is the Day for the daring. The Day for those of true faith to dare to partner with God as He moves sovereignly in these Last Days for the sake of His Name and for those who don’t yet know Him. The Day for those with the courage of adventure…

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#275 – The Marks of True Revival

Hopefully you are aware of what is happening at Asbury University, and now other university campuses. I don’t know what was going on there just before this revival broke out, but it seems apparent that it is orchestrated by the hand of God Himself. I have been skeptical about some of the “revivals” in recent…

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