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Breaking Up is Hard to Do

Breaking Up is Hard to Do

I am breaking up with my best friend. Even though we go way back, it’s time. I have been trying to break up with her for the past twenty years, but she keeps clawing her way back in. It may seem heartless to leave her behind. After all, I take her everywhere. She wraps around me like a second skin.  She won’t go without a fight. She keeps whispering in my ear. She shouts to my back. Are you sure?…

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Carry Me 

Carry Me 

“Daddy, carry me!” When we first moved to Florida, my youngest had a hard time keeping up. The amusement parks always sent him running for the arms of his father. I can relate to tried legs. As the youngest of four, I spent my childhood playing catch up. Running after the big kids, I would wonder when I would be “big enough.” A small child in a land of giants. The feelings of my childhood still come back to haunt…

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Too far? 

Too far? 

I have went too far. God could never forgive me for all that I have done. God could never use me. God could never love me. I have thought these thoughts, but when I dig into God’s Word I realize these are lies.  In Jesus’ family tree (Matthew 1), I find a long list of those whom the world would tell us are unforgivable, unlovable. Abraham lied. Isaac favored one of his children. Jacob was a cheater and a deceiver….

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