Month: February 2009

An Easy Yoke

Anxiety is an odd thing. It’s often like the turn key to the door of sin. It casts doubt on God’s goodness…replaces certainty with skepticism…leads us to do things better left undone… to say things better left unsaid. The devil must love the dead weight of anxiety we’ve hoisted like a sack of quikrete…a conduit …

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A Breath of Fresh Air

Got a twilight call from my daughter as I navigated the homebound lanes of 65 North, returning from a week of refueling… retooling. Sunset to the left …trees to the right…slow moving Holiday Rambler ahead. The phone was off as I was feeling comfortably numb and listening to the white noise of Goodyears on asphalt. …

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Boardwalk

The balcony is not too high off the ground which gives me a wonderful view of the ebb and flow that is the Gulf of Mexico. Gulls are nose-diving for sea-fare…an aged couple is strolling along casually…keeping each other warm in the record-low temps that chill the sandy surroundings…not a cloud in the afternoon sky, …

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Rust

There is much concern about diminishing portfolios and evaporating 401k’s. So many work so hard for so much that is quickly becoming so little. Unemployment seems to be an epidemic that is touching every corner of this nation. Bailout plans offer little comfort to those who need bailing out the most. It’s a great reminder …

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Devil’s Invitation

Respite is a laying down of the sword…a temporary delay of doing the things that you had been doing so that you may be strengthened to do them with greater effectiveness later. The past couple of days have been a respite for me. I have taken up another kind of Sword…the Sword of the Spirit, …

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