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Tune in to God

Tune in to God

Are you rushing around like crazy? Unfortunately, many of us do. But, you know, that way we rush through our whole lives without savoring them. It is time to take back our lives. We don’t have to rush around without purpose. There is time for everything. Especially for lingering in God’s presence and listening to him. Hence do not rush, tune in to God. How then to slow down? C.S. Lewis guides us this way “It comes the very moment you wake…

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Life Is a Gift from God. Do Not Take It Granted.

Life Is a Gift from God. Do Not Take It Granted.

Do you think life is a gift or do you take your life granted? Even if think in theory that life is a gift, there are times when we get so busy and task-oriented that we almost forget that life is a gift from God. A very precious gift from God. When we don’t appreciate breathing, we take life granted. And that leads us into life that is not all it is meant to be. What to do then? Life…

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Slow Faith

Slow Faith

There has been a lot of talk about the slow food movement (I’m all for it) and about slow living in general. It is wise to slow down or you will miss what’s most important in life. What about slow church or slow faith – is there such a thing? Slow faith As much as we need to slow down to enjoy life we need to slow down to encounter Jesus. If we keep on rushing around and speeding on…

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Alive and Active

Alive and Active

I have two Eugene Peterson quotes to challenge you today if you’re getting too comfortable in your life. Sure, Jesus came to comfort the afflicted. But he also came to afflict the comfortable. God wants you to be alive and active. So here we go with the words of Eugene Peterson: What a waste it would be to take these short, precious, eternity-charged years that we are given and squander them in cocktail chatter when we can be, like Jeremiah,…

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Shout Praises to God

Shout Praises to God

I hope you are taking some time this summer to enjoy God’s creation around you. Don’t sleep walk through your life. Don’t forget to appreciate God’s handiwork. Don’t miss the gifts God is giving you. Seize the day, look around and be amazed. And don’t forget to shout praises to God. Blessed be your glorious name,     exalted above all blessing and praise! You’re the one,     God, you alone; You made the heavens,     the heavens of heavens, and all angels; The…

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How to Enjoy God

How to Enjoy God

Do you know how to enjoy God? Do you know how to practice the enjoyment of God? These are not trick questions, just very basic questions. (I wish I could hear all your responses right now. But, please, do comment below.) There are many ways to enjoy God but they all have one thing in common: God can only be met and enjoyed in the presence. God is the great I AM. He is not I WAS or I WILL…

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