Category Archives: Devotion Life

Like a Little Boy’s Toy Boat–a poem on love lost

I’m a terrible poem writer. I’ve only written two in my life. One was on the tragedy of homelessness and the other is below. I was reminded of something recently that made me remember this poem I wrote almost 10 … Continue reading

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Hannah’s Forgiveness

I would like to tell you a short story about a little girl named Hannah at the orphanage I oversee. Hannah’s father abandoned the family when Hannah was born, leaving behind a broken-hearted mother, two boys under the age of … Continue reading

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“Secrets of the Secret Place” Quotes

I just started reading Bob Sorge’s book, Secrets of the Secret Place. There are a number of great insights and quotes that make this book worth picking up. My devotional life has hit a low point for… well too long. This … Continue reading

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Can Prayer Change God’s Will?

If you haven’t yet visited Greb Boyd’s new sight www.reknew.org you ought to do it. Boyd tends to push the envelope on areas of difficult Christian thought where others have sort of acquiesced to either mystery or humanity’s finite perspective. While I … Continue reading

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The Blind Beggar and Pharisees–Who is Blind?

Read John 9. Read the whole chapter. There is so much packed into this small narrative. Today my good friend Dr. Fred Toke shared in a gathering some insights on this story. They are worth sharing in condensed form here. … Continue reading

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A faith liberated to do for others

               As a 1st world believer now living in a 3rd world I have been struck by how some scriptures don’t at all seem relevant to my life. Yet the fact that they are … Continue reading

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Morning Devotions–WHY?

From time to time I sift through some of Rick Joyner’s writings and although I don’t agree with everything he says, or some of those who are affiliated with him, he is incredibly insightful and perceptive at times. Today I … Continue reading

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