Archive for June, 2014


Daily Bread

“For we do not have a high priest who is unable to empathize with our weaknesses, but we have one who has been tempted in every way, just as we are—yet he did not sin.” Heb 4:15 The Lord Jesus knows our need for physical and spiritual nourishment. He knows we can’t make it on our […]

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The Crowded Ways

“Defend the weak and the fatherless; uphold the cause of the poor and the oppressed. Rescue the weak and the needy; deliver them from the hand of the wicked.” Psalm 82:3-4 Henry David Thoreau, noted American writer, philosopher, and naturalist of the nineteenth century, once described the city as “a place where people are lonely together,” a loneliness he […]

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Make Hay While The Sun Shines

“Stand at the crossroads and look; ask for the ancient paths, ask where the good way is, and walk in it, and you will find rest for your souls.” Jer. 6:16 Medicine. What a glamorous profession. High Salaries, prestige, respect, travel, speaking engagements, curing the sick, discovering new drugs.  Medicine. Occasional tedium, exposure to a host of diseases, making an […]

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Offerings

“May he remember all your sacrifices and accept your burnt offerings.” Psalm 20:3 The Israelites had an elaborate system of sacrifices and offerings, all of which were commanded by God for specific times and seasons. When they offered money, grain, or animals to the Lord, it was an act of worship. What offerings do we give in […]

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Stress Levels

“The fruit of that righteousness will be peace” Isa 32:17 Health activists in Japan say that overwork kills 30,000 workers every year in that country. They even have a word for it – “karoshi.” In America, fifty percent of all deaths each year are attributed to hypertension and stress related illnesses. Thirty percent of the population […]

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Keep It Moving

“For in him we live and move and have our being” Acts 17:28 The Masai, a nomadic people of East Africa, vividly illustrate the importance of reevaluating your position from time to time and knowing when to move on. On the move all year long, the Masai live mostly on the meat and milk of […]

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Sowing Peace

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.” Matt 5:9 The entire European continent felt the blows of hatred delivered by the evil tyrant Adolph Hitler. Millions of people died as a result of his platform of hate; millions more were scarred for life.  Heinz was an eleven year old Jewish […]

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So Send I You

“Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?” And I said, “Here am I. Send me!” Isaiah 6:8 Margaret Clarkson was a 23 year old school teacher in a gold mining town in northern Ontario, Canada – far from friends and family. As she meditated on John 20:21 […]

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Enjoy The Process

“…do their work quietly and to earn their own living…Do not grow weary of doing good.” 2 Thes 3:12-13 We all would love to love our work! That’s the conclusion of numerous marketplace researchers, who seem universally to prescribe: If you don’t like the work you are doing, decide what you like doing and then […]

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Stay Sharp

See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland. Isaiah 43:19 If you think you have trouble keeping up with changes in your line of work, consider the laparascopic surgeon. Since the primary goal of modern Western medicine is to […]

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