Tag Archives: peace

The keys to the kingdom

When I first became a pastor back in Mason, WV in 2007, I remember how strange it seemed to me that I show up and the people gave me the keys to the church.  Looking back, it would have actually … Continue reading

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Staying close to the center

This morning I put nearly 50 pound of ham on to slow cook for the community dinner tonight at the church.  I also made a half gallon of sugar free lemonade.  As I was making the lemonade, I was swirling … Continue reading

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Turning the corner from despair to peace

A lot of people related to yesterday’s blog.  It was about seasons in life, and in particular the Christian life.  I do not know if a lot will relate to today’s post, but I know a lot of people who … Continue reading

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A challenging situation

The UMC sent out a letter from the Bishop today about West Virginia Wesleyan College.  WVWC had to release 27 faculty and staff because of budget problems.  In the letter, the Bishop said, “I am thankful for a College President … Continue reading

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The Gift of Peace of Mind

As I began deleting all my unsolicited emails this morning, one caught my attention.  It was titled, “The gift of peace of mind”.  I had to see what they thought they could sell me that would give me “peace of … Continue reading

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What might have been

A couple of weeks ago I took a picture of an egg that had hatched a baby bird.  The bird was gone and the shell was left.  This morning I took a picture of an egg that did not hatch.  … Continue reading

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Peace, not as the world gives

I’m like a kid watching a parade through a knot-hole in the fence, and He is like a drone seeing everything… Continue reading

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