Excerpts From Relentless Grace

This is a series of excerpts from RELENTLESS GRACE. I hope you enjoy them, and that you’ll encounter God’s invitation to give hope another chance. THE MARATHON … let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us. Hebrews 12:1(b) Imagine you’re running a marathon. You’re monitoring the situation, carefully maintaining a reasonable pace based […]

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Faith, Trust, And Limits

Faith is not belief without proof, but trust without reservations. ~ Elton Trueblood Yesterday I heard one of society’s common phrases: I’ll believe it when I see it. It’s important to revisit our core values and beliefs frequently, and that statement brought me back to two of my guiding principles.

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Flat Tires Happen

Happy Saturday! If you’re new to THE CRAZY QUEST, you may wish to read about it here. Basically, I’m tracing my journey as I attempt to answer the question: What would you do if you didn’t know you couldn’t do it? This week of training: 143 miles FLAT TIRES HAPPEN  Climate is what we expect. […]

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A Prisoner Of Expectations

Note: This article is a regular Friday feature that’s also posted at SetFreeToday.com You can’t base your life on other people’s expectations. ~ Stevie Wonder We waste a lot of time and energy trying to conform to the expectations of others. Our desire to meet someone else’s standards diminishes us in at least two ways. […]

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What Do You Expect?

Some of God’s greatest gifts are unanswered prayers. Garth Brooks Most of my frustrations arise from my own unmet expectations. I always seem to begin a project with the unspoken idea that nothing will go wrong. Somehow, I acquired the notion that things are supposed to happen according to my plans. But life doesn’t work […]

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Enjoy The Easy Terrain

Happy Saturday! If you’re new to THE CRAZY QUEST, you may wish to read about it here. Basically, I’m tracing my journey as I attempt to answer the question: What would you do if you didn’t know you couldn’t do it? This week of training: 103 miles ENJOY THE EASY TERRAIN You’re either climbing a […]

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An Imitator Of Jesus

Note: This article is a regular Friday feature that’s also posted at SetFreeToday.com Imitate me, just as I also imitate Christ. (1 Corinthians 11:1) Do I strive to imitate Jesus? Do you? I say His prayer, occasionally. I write about Him; I attempt to be aware of His presence; I try to ask myself, “What […]

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How Do You Know God?

“The moment God is figured out with nice neat lines and definitions, we are no longer dealing with God. We are dealing with somebody we made up.” Rob Bell I recently encountered an interesting question in Brent Cunningham’s blog: “Does God really ‘forget’ when He forgives?” For me, Brent’s article prompts another question: “Do you […]

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You Have To Climb The Hills

Happy Saturday! If you’re new to THE CRAZY QUEST, you may wish to read about it here. Basically, I’m tracing my journey as I attempt to answer the question: What would you do if you didn’t know you couldn’t do it? This week of training: 115 miles YOU HAVE TO CLIMB THE HILLS In cycling, […]

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Rose Colored Glasses

Note: This article is a regular Friday feature that’s also posted at SetFreeToday.com You are what you think about all day long. Dr. Robert Schuller Do you see the sunrise or the clouds? A rule of thumb for providing feedback maintains that ten affirmations are required to balance one criticism. I don’t know whether ten […]

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