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Prayer & Life’s Realities

Heavenly Father, Help us remember that the jerk who cut us off in traffic last night may be a single mother who worked nine hours that day and is rushing home to cook dinner, help with homework, do the laundry and spend a few precious moments with her children. Help us to remember that the…

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You’re Not Alone

Copied with Permission You’re not. You’re really not. I know, you think you are. You think you’re the only one who has issues. You think you’re the only one who has messed up, made mistakes. But you’re not. Of course, you can’t tell everyone how messed up you are. That would shatter the image, ruin…

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Real Men at Full Speed!

CLC ALL IN group from Denver, CO took a road trip to a race track in Nevada to test their driving skills. Fastest speed – 154mph. Slowest speed – 133mph. As far as we know, nobody cursed under their breath and everyone is safe and sound! Real Men!!

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Billy Graham & CLC’s Intent

When asked how he would go about evangelizing the world: “One of the first things I would do would be to get a small group of eight or ten or twelve men around me that would meet a few hours a week and pay the price. It would cost them something in time and effort.…

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Caught Like a Rat in a Maze

Back in my college days, our psychology class took part in a “maze” experiment. A rat was placed in a maze with walls just high enough so it couldn’t see over the top. The rat’s goal was to maneuver to the end of the maze where he’d find a piece of cheese…a tough task for…

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Life Theories

Ben Patterson, in his book Grand Essentials, shares this theory on life: “When we’re whittled down to our essence, when joints have failed, skin has wrinkled, and capillaries have clogged, what is left of us is what we were all along.” Ben goes on to paint a contrast between two characters from his own life…

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What to Do When Your Hut is Burning

The only survivor of a shipwreck was washed up on a small, uninhabited island. He prayed feverishly for God to rescue him. Every day he scanned the horizon, looking for help, but there was never any indication that God had heard his prayer. As his time on the island grew, he gathered his strength and…

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Say What?

From an actual 911 call in Eugene, OR – A man speaking frantically into the phone, “My wife is pregnant and her contractions are only two minutes apart! The operator asks, “Is this her first child?” The man shouts back, “No!  This is her first husband!” From a court transcript in Modesto, CA – Question: When…

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Life Filled with Broken Hammers

I have a confession to make. I like Saturday Night Live. Not the most current version, but the older ones with Chevy Chase and Dan Akroyd. You heard me. Sometimes we take life way too seriously. It’s good to laugh; I mean belly-laugh and risk looking foolish. I think it’s good for the soul and…

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Jesus, Faith, and Motorcycles

Wes Seliger is an unconventional Episcopal pastor.  He loves risk-taking adventure, adrenaline-pumping activities and motorcycles!  He tells about being in a motorcycle shop one day, drooling over a new Harley-Davidson, wishing that he could buy it.  A salesman came over and started his “pitch”.  He talked about speed and acceleration, excitement, the growl of the…

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