Tag: Gratitude

Dec 14

Narrative-Metaphor? Naraphor? Maybe? A good one, no matter what you call it!

There are stories that circulate again and again, maybe they contain a grain of truth? We don’t know. What we do know is a good story when we hear one, and in my line of work, when we do, the words “That’ll Preach!” Are the words that come to mind. So allow yourself to believe …

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Dec 14

Narrative-Metaphor? Naraphor? Maybe? A good one, no matter what you call it!

There are stories that circulate again and again, maybe they contain a grain of truth? We don’t know. What we do know is a good story when we hear one, and in my line of work, when we do, the words “That’ll Preach!” Are the words that come to mind. So allow yourself to believe …

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Oct 09

Waiting

In Psalm 25 the Psalmist is praying for deliverance from enemies. Verses 4&5 read “Make me to know your ways, O LORD; teach me your paths. Lead me in your truth, and teach me, for you are the God of my salvation; for you I wait all day long.”

For you I wait all day long! How many of us have waited for God for a day, a week, a year, a lifetime? I recently attended a seminar based on the book The Seven Spiritual Gifts of Waiting by Holly W. Whitcomb. It lists

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