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Uncertainty reigns, but we should all Stay Home, Stay Safe (four words spelled out with Scrabble tiles).

Uncertainty

Posted on April 8

UNCERTAINTY Uncertainty – that’s one of the things causing havoc in our world today. The stock market is going up and down, and experts say it’s because of uncertainty. We don’t know how long businesses should be shut down because of uncertainty. Students don’t know when school will resume because of – uncertainty. Churches don’t know when we can resume in-person worship because of – uncertainty. We don’t know when the “curve will be flattened” and the containment of... more »

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Fog over mountains.

Living in the Fog

Posted on April 1

LIVING IN THE FOG During this time of self-induced or mandated quarantine, we are looking for ways to spend our time. Many people are telling me that they have more time to worry. And they are worrying more! Worry can be debilitating. It’s like walking on a treadmill – you expend a lot of energy, but you never go anywhere. Worry never eliminates tomorrow of its sorrows – it only zaps today of its strength. The great philosopher Linus said,... more »

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Woman praying.

An Old and a New Vaccine

Posted on March 25

AN OLD AND A NEW VACCINE Worry and anxiety are two of the biggest emotions we face at this point in history. For the past eight years, prior to the COVID-19 crisis, Google search rates for anxiety have more than doubled every year. The YouVersion Bible app has over 415 million users. The most popular Bible verse searched is Philippians 4:6, “Do not be anxious about anything…”   Jesus addresses this issue in Matthew 6:25-34. While we are working... more »

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CDC illustration of a coronavirus, like COVID-19.

COVID-19

Posted on March 18

COVID-19 The world has changed drastically in the last two weeks. The coronavirus, COVID-19, has affected everything. The economy, tourism, business, church services, stock market, sporting events – the list goes on and on. March Madness is now March Sadness! My 401K is now a 201K and approaching a 101K! How do we live in such a day as this? While the world has changed, many things haven’t changed. Here are four things that haven’t changed that can help us address... more »

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