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Archive for May, 2008

When we mess up, He is there with the power of the gospel…

We will never be the same…our hope is in His power…

Our beauty is His glory..

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I have taken the last four days to enjoy time alone with my beautiful wife to celebrate God’s grace through 17 years of marriage . 

Though, I wasn’t great company on the way there– I slept through much of it.  And, the first night I didn’t exactly give my wife the impression that I was excited about the next 17 years- I fell asleep early.  The truth is, I had been looking forward to this trip for quite a while, I was just exhausted. 

Inately I knew that I needed this “busyness fast” to have the quality time with God I was longing for.  I not only fasted from responsibility but also from technological devices (yep, I even journalized with a pen). 

As my anxiety went down, it was like clouds left my mind.   A deeper level of thinking became so easy; my mind experienced clarity. I felt as if I was more available for connection, not only with my wife, but even with God. 

The following is a result of that time alone with God:

Most people I know, seem to be making their way in this world as if they have a leak in their emotional energy tank (me included). 

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Often it seems like the negative stories of police officers make the news…

Check this article out for the stories that don’t make prime time news:

181 OFFICERS MADE ULTIMATE SACRIFICE IN 2007

There are many brave and selfless men and women who have risked and lost their lives protecting us.

I give thanks to God for the brave and virtious police officers of the USA.

 For the families who have lost a fallen hero, may God’s presence comfort them.

For those who continue to patrol our streets, may God strengthen and protect them and may their tribe increase.

 

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