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Prayer is meant to be total immersion

­ A friend of mine was struggling to have a deeper prayer life and wrote me about it. Many struggle with a need for a deeper, more meaningful and fulfilling prayer life. All Seekers struggle with the proper focus on … Continue reading

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Disconcerted Mayhem or Everlasting Beauty?

Life is not all pretty bow ties & lace. It is also messy piles of disconcerted mayhem. But even these challenging circumstances can be good, if you allow God to guide you through it all with loving grace. He will … Continue reading

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Happy New Year, Every Day!

Happy New Year! Utilizing the New Year as a chance to reevaluate, refocus & revise goals is fine. But the concept of starting our life over needs to be a daily one, not just a yearly one! Each day should … Continue reading

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Personal worship is Experiencing God in the now!

Personal worship has been on my mind today. When challenges and unsettling life events happen, the temptation is to lose our daily intimacy with the Saviour. To get our minds on things around us, and in so doing, lose the … Continue reading

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Think about the good people!

My mother Louise Carter had a priceless art of reaching out to help people in need. I can remember when Mama went to the prisons once a week, in the yokefellow program. And often many of the prisoner’s would come … Continue reading

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Growing through Criticism.

I am the target of more criticism today than ever before in my life. Sometimes, it causes me to feel like giving up and just get on the sidelines. But if I am honest, I also have more loving support … Continue reading

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Sensei Tim’s Makiwara

Among other unusual things that I treasure that would not mean much to other people is this device I have built in my basement. It is called a makiwara. It is an old school karate training device. I thought a … Continue reading

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