Tag Archives: Jesus

Frog-life

I was a frog. I say that based on the following illustration provided by Bruce Larson in Ask Me to Dance. “You ever feel like a frog? Frogs feel slow, low, ugly, puffy, drooped, pooped. I know. One told me. … Continue reading

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Lightning, then thunder

The speed of sound is 767 mph or about 0.2 miles per second. This enables us to estimate our distance from a lightning strike by counting the seconds until we hear the thunder. For every five seconds we count, we’re … Continue reading

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Victory formation

In football, the game sometimes reaches the point where the result is no longer in question and the (soon-to-be) winning team with possession of the ball aligns in the “victory formation”. The quarterback then receives the snap and takes a … Continue reading

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Save me now

Have you ever reached the end of your rope? I’m talking about true despair, the I-can’t-do-this-anymore moment. Have you been in physical peril, in imminent danger of drowning or falling? Have you cried out “Save me!”? If so, when did … Continue reading

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The scrawny seedling

Whenever I read about false religious teachers that attract a large crowd, I consistently hear stories of their charisma, charm, … their “presence” from their followers. Listen. That’s not Jesus. Here’s a prophecy about Jesus from Isaiah, hundreds of years … Continue reading

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Who am I to you?

Take a moment to think about your best friend. How would you describe him/her to someone who has not met him/her? Pick a noun, not an adjective. It’s difficult! For my buddy of 30 years, I chose cube. This is … Continue reading

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Power play

In team sports a power play occurs when one team is penalized by temporarily reducing its number of active players due to a rules infraction. It’s a common occurrence in ice hockey and lacrosse, for example. In rugby union it’s called … Continue reading

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