Good Mourning

In this post I will answer the question that I have been asking for weeks.  “WHERE ARE YOU?”

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off to see the wizard

In the classic movie, The Wizard was perceived to be both great and powerful. It was said that no was permitted audience with him. When Dorothy and her friends walked the long, and precarious Yellow Brick Road to the Emerald City, they found The Wizard protected by walls and guards. But Dorothy had the courage not only to make the journey, but to also to pull back the curtain.

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dust in the wind

“Eli, Eli, lema sabachthani?” I asked God the same question recently – and I cried out too. The good news? He answered!

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an interlude

I promised in my last post that I would talk more about strongholds – and I will.  But before I do, there is more I’d like to say about the “covering/hiding” effect of sin.

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where are you 3

Strongholds are at least part of the reason that I kept my sin in hiding – and why certain things are more tempting to me than are others.  In this post, I will attempt to share how certain strongholds had influence over parts of my life

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where are you 2

The question I have been trying to answer is, “Why are certain things more tempting to me than are others, and why did I try so hard to hide my sin?” 

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where are you?

In my journey toward wellness, maturity, and holiness before God, there’s a 2-fold question that keeps popping up: “Why are certain things more tempting to me than are others, and why did I try so hard to hide my sin?” I believe the answer to the second part of the question goes back to Adam.

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Faith.Wisdom.Endurance

My wife and I recently moved to Atlanta GA.  The transition has been more difficult than anticipated.  Even after “counting the cost” we way underestimated the financial, emotional, physical (‘i’m too old for this), and even spiritual toll that this move would take on us.

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in the fight 2

As I stated in PART 1 – I’ve let myself, and my faith slip into some of my old, unhealthy habits.  Frankly, I started to give up in soe areas.  But The Lord spoke saying, “Get back in the fight.” This post, as well as the last one, is about that battle.

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in the fight 1

Last week, Regina and I were watching a UFC fight (cause that’s how we roll). For the entire 25-minute bout, the champion kept his challenger pinned against the cage, and simply pulverized him. Somewhere in round 3, I took on the role of couch-commentator, (as men so often do), and said to Regina;
“I know he’s pressed against the cage,

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