The Tale of the Uncomfortable Mattress

The Tale of the Uncomfortable Mattress

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It’s the end of the week and time for a “marriage situation” post.  Here’s how they will work: Paul and I will post a real-life situation or *ahem* discussion we’ve had in the past. These will be posted on Friday. On Saturday, we will slow down the situation and try to give some practical, bibilical wisdom for resolving this type…

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Announcing…

Announcing…

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In a blatant attempt to keep you coming back (every Tuesday!) we will post two playlists today instead of only posting one.  For more info on how we find our selections and why we choose the songs that we do, please visit our playlist information page.  Again we choose these not just because we like them, but also because of…

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I’m All Shook Up

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A speaker shakes an open water bottle in front of his audience and then asks, “Why did water spill out of this bottle?” On hearing the obvious answer, “because you shook the bottle” he shakes his head. Then he re-asks with pointed emphasis, “Why did water spill out of this bottle?” This visual metaphor sticks in my head these days….

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“I Don’t Know About This”

“I Don’t Know About This”

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Those are the timorous, fearful words my son often says to me when I read to him or we watch a movie together. He says them “when the plot thickens,” that is, when it looks like the hero/protagonist might be caught, or hurt, or fail. He turns away from the story and looks right at me and says the words…

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There Is No Sin

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There is no sin that I have done That has such height and breadth It can’t be washed in Jesus’ blood Or covered by His death. There is no spot that still remains, No cause to hide my face, For He has stooped to wash me clean And covered me with grace.   My wife and I were asked to…

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Can’t You See It’s Raining?

Can’t You See It’s Raining?

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How does God prove his love and goodness to people in times of great sadness?   Here’s how he proved it to me as I was driving to work yesterday morning. It was a somewhat rainy, dreary day. My grandmother had passed away two nights before, and I had spent the previous evening making travel arrangements for the funeral. And…

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