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Sometimes You Gotta Go – 30 Days With Jesus (day29)

Sometimes You Gotta Go DAY TWENTY-NINE – Wednesday, July 15, 2015 This is the day.  The day that I need to go in and apply for my South Sudan visa.  If I am going, that is.  And I still have no idea.  So I have run, once again, to my morning sunrise place.  I need… Read More

Today WILL Be A Good Day – 30 Days With Jesus (day28)

Today WILL Be A Good Day. DAY TWENTY-EIGHT – Tuesday, July 14, 2015 Day twenty-eight.  Only two days left in this journey and I was again headed to my spot on the mountain.  To watch the sun rise.  To talk with Jesus.  To find my peace.  To ask one final time for the presence.  And… Read More

Sorry, You’re Not That Special – 30 Days With Jesus (Day27)

Sorry, You’re Not That Special. DAY TWENTY-SEVEN – Monday, July 13, 2015 Often it is the simple things that are the profound things.  And today was a day where I felt hit by so many temptations.  Old and new.  Some from the past, some from the present.  And as I moped around feeling sorry for… Read More

Power IN, Not Before. – 30 Days With Jesus (Day26)

Power IN, Not Before. DAY TWENTY-SIX – Sunday, July 12, 2015 “When I’m older…” “When I’m stronger…” “When the kids are grown up…” “When I have more money…” “When I have more time…” “When I’m more powerful…” “When I’m less afraid…” “When I am more sure of myself…” “When everything is JUST right …  Then… Read More

Don’t Give Up. Grow Up. – 30 Days With Jesus (day25)

Don’t Give Up.  Grow Up. DAY TWENTY-FIVE – Saturday, July 11, 2015 Growing up has never been in my top ten list of things to do with my life.  We have all heard that “growing old is inevitable, growing up is optional” and since I like to keep my options open – and growing old… Read More

I Just Love When This Happens – 30 Days With Jesus (day24)

I Just Love When This Happens DAY TWENTY-FOUR – Friday, July 10, 2015 The sun is setting.  Brilliant colours across a rich African sky.  And our car bumps along the dirt road.  Skillfully navigating its way around potholes and puddles, animals and pedestrians.   We are nearing the end of our two hour journey to… Read More

The Only Thing I Should Fear – 30 Days With Jesus (day23)

The Only Thing I Should Fear DAY TWENTY-THREE – Thursday, July 9, 2015 “It is better to be terrified than to be fenced in.”  When she said it, I had to stop and think. I had never thought about that before.   And I wondered if maybe that is the one thing I should fear. … Read More

A Breathe Of Fresh Air – 30 Days With Jesus (day 22)

A Breathe Of Fresh Air DAY TWENTY-TWO – Wednesday, July 8, 2015 I want to be like a tree.  They just stand there.  They just simply are.  They grow and they change and they sometimes die young.  But they never cease to do what they were created to do.  They do not run around trying… Read More

Get Out Of The Huddle – 30 Days With Jesus (day21)

Get Out Of The Huddle DAY TWENTY-ONE – Tuesday, July 7, 2015 “Don’t wait to feel powerful or confident. Move ahead in your weakness, doing the right thing in spite of your fears and feelings.” The Purpose Driven Life I don’t watch a lot of football.  And by football I mean American football. At least… Read More

Accepting Hardship As The Pathway To Peace – 30 Days With Jesus (day20)

Accepting Hardship As The Pathway To Peace DAY TWENTY – Monday, July 6, 2015 “God grant me the serenity To accept the things I cannot change. The courage to change the things I can and the wisdom to know the difference” And that is usually where it ends.  On the posters, on the cards, in… Read More