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DHD: Thunder, Unexpected thunderstorm, Stetzer, OBU president, Panhandle preview
Jul10

DHD: Thunder, Unexpected thunderstorm, Stetzer, OBU president, Panhandle preview

Greetings! I have quite an array of topics this week. Thanks for taking the time to read. If you have been reading regularly, and I’ve never heard from you, let me know. I am always encouraged when people tell me they have read DHD. Thunder in Orlando It looks like it’s going to happen. The NBA schedule reset looks to be on schedule. The Thunder will play its first game Aug. 1 against Utah. To be honest, I feel somewhat neutral about...

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BLOG: Beauty of a well-watered garden
Jul10

BLOG: Beauty of a well-watered garden

In most regions, vegetable gardening is cyclical and revolves around the changing of the seasons. The most common gardening season that people think of is the warm weather, summer garden. From this growing period comes many of the most popular fruits and vegetables that folks wait all year to enjoy, including vine-ripened tomatoes, sweet watermelons and juicy peaches. On the heels of summer gardening comes fall gardening. Cooler...

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BLOG: Slowing down
Jul09

BLOG: Slowing down

When it comes to time in God’s Word, slowing down is definitely a must. Yet it is one of the hardest things to do! I could blame my lack of concentration on this fast paced world we live in, or the million things on my list for the day, or the rushing before the kids wake up. But honestly, it’s just my uncomfortable soul with silence, waiting, being patient. When I force myself to sit and meditate on God’s Word, He speaks—in small...

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DHD: Patriotism and other timely topics
Jul03

DHD: Patriotism and other timely topics

Greetings! Happy Fourth of July! I’ve got a few Independence Day topics and a few other timely topics. Enjoy reading! Blackaby on Integrity In my daily devotional, Henry Blackaby gave me a powerful message on July 2. The devotional was titled “Integrity Upheld,” mentioning the verse Psalm 41:12, “You supported me because of my integrity and set me in your presence forever.” Blackaby’s message edified me, especially when it comes to my...

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For the love of God: A desperate plea
Jul03

For the love of God: A desperate plea

God does not change (Mal. 3:6).  He can be persuaded through the prayers of His righteous people to accomplish His purposes in a different way sometimes (James 5:16), but He does not change. God does everything for His glory, that He might receive the praise and recognition He deserves for being Who He is and doing what He has done (Isa. 42:8, Col. 1:16). God created and redeemed us for His glory (Isa. 43:7, 25).  Our job is to give...

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DHD: Six timely articles
Jun26

DHD: Six timely articles

Greetings! It’s another week, and soon June will be over. Isn’t that shocking? It recently dawned on me that we are in the middle of summer. It seems like a week ago we were trying to figure out how to handle the COVID-19 pandemic… oh wait—I meant the first time. Anyway, take care of yourself! As my dad used to say when it seemed like we were getting sick, “Do the right things.” Be conscientious of others as you go about your life...

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