Category Archives: Daily Meditations Blog

Out of sight? Out of mind?

“If they see you coming, they look the other way— out of sight, out of mind.” Proverbs 19:7 Some things I intentionally place out of sight to avoid, such as income tax paperwork, mending and ironing, and years of pictures I … Continue reading

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Greed…

“A greedy and grasping person destroys community; those who refuse to exploit live and let live.” Proverbs 15:27 There’s a fable circulating on the Internet about how to catch a monkey. A gourd is hollowed out and an opening is … Continue reading

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Name, please …

”Overwhelmed, Abram fell flat on his face. Then God said to him, ‘This is my covenant with you: You’ll be the father of many nations. Your name will no longer be Abram, but Abraham…” Genesis 17:3 Two prominent characters in … Continue reading

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Waste not; want not …

“When the people had eaten their fill, he said to his disciples, ‘Gather the leftovers so nothing is wasted.’ They went to work and filled twelve large baskets with leftovers from the five barley loaves.” John 6:12-13 I hear people … Continue reading

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Everyone needs discipline …

“Eli’s own sons were a bad lot. They didn’t know God and could not have cared less about the customs of priests among the people. 1 Samuel 2:12 When visiting a person with dementia, I was chastised for not treating … Continue reading

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Eternal harvest…

“It’s not the one who plants or the one who waters who is at the center of this process but God, who makes things grow.” 1 Corinthians 3:7 This morning the pastor at Crossroads Bible Church near Bedford, Pennsylvania, admitted … Continue reading

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Control, alternate, delete …

“A person without self-control is like a house with its doors and windows knocked out.” Proverbs 25:28 I began to learn about person computers in the early 1980’s, with the plan to re-enter the workforce. I took a nine-hour tutoring … Continue reading

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Summer time and the livin’s easy …

“But blessed is the man who trusts me, GOD, the woman who sticks with GOD. They’re like trees replanted in Eden, putting down roots near the rivers— Never a worry through the hottest of summers, never dropping a leaf, Serene … Continue reading

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Find an angel; be an angel …

“Your life is a journey you must travel with a deep consciousness of God.” 1 Peter 1:18 On the train, I met a young Chinese man going for an interview close to Penn Station. He was fretting over the pending interview, and I … Continue reading

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Don’t just cry out …

“Has there ever been a time when you cried out to me that I haven’t rescued you?” Judges 10:13? The Israelites were God’s chosen people, and yet they disappointed him constantly. Finally, he told them to go away and worship … Continue reading

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