In My Head

What You Take for Granted

In all labor there is profit (Proverbs 14:23). All labor. Not just the kind whose wages you can deposit into your checking account. Unfortunately, that’s the one that gets the most praise. That’s the one everybody focuses on. All the other labor gets pushed into the background, irrelevant, doesn’t matter. We spend a great deal […]

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In My Heart

What are You Looking For?

Naturally Speaking Whatever you are looking for, you will eventually find it. If you are looking to find something wrong about a person, you will undoubtedly find it. And if you search hard enough to prove a person is good, you’ll find something, even when all the other facts prove the contrary. If you are […]

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Short stories/Poetry

Travel Warning: The Man on the Road

Be careful when you’re driving lest you run into the man. While your eyes are on the prize, the man has a plan. His words are smooth for he is cunning, very deceptive. But don’t believe him, your demise is his only objective. Pay attention when you stop at the light, for his moves are […]

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Short stories/Poetry

Madison’s Baby

Whenever he drew near, Madison clutched her baby to her chest. The child was the seed from her womb, but did not come from his loins, so he had no rights to it. It was all hers. He could not understand the love she had for her baby. He did not mourn with her during […]

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In My Head

Seeing the Face of Perfect Evil

Did you really see what you thought you saw? How is it that you can see so plainly what others can not? Oh, the frustration you feel when you try to get others to see it too. It’s like being in a Lifetime movie where you can see the villain and everybody thinks you’re crazy…or […]

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In My Head

Live Right Here Right Now

Put no limitations on what God can do in your life right where you are. Your circumstances may not be ideal, but don’t let them rob you of living. If you can see beyond what you don’t have, you can learn to enjoy what you do have. Oftentimes you possess more than you know. Jesus […]

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In My Head

Choose Your Side

Choose this day who you will serve…(Joshua 24:15) Because you are lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will vomit you out of My mouth. (Revelation 3:16) You can’t stand in the middle or play both sides and expect to prosper. You must choose a side. There is no neutrality in the world of progress […]

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Faith in Works or Faith in God?

It’s a thin line between putting your faith in works and walking by faith in God. If I just mentioned faith rather than faith in God, it would cover a broad spectrum. A person can have faith in a lot of things, including himself, and that faith motivates him to do whatever he believes. What […]

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Short stories/Poetry

Her Name was Narcissus

Her name was Narcissus. Yeah, yeah she already knew what the name implied. She knew how closely related her name was to the word narcissist; she’d been hearing it her whole life. Narcissus never met the grandmother she was named after, but she imagined if she were still alive, she would’ve discouraged her son and […]

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