Seeking brilliance…

Early morning and the sun has just risen over Lake Arrowhead. Another warm day is upon us. 20 tired teenager (age 13-19) are pushing through brain fog and lack of sleep to waken and prepare for the second day of Teen: Leadership Foundation. They arrived yesterday by car and even plane, some ready, some dragged…

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Patriotism in the Middle of Nowhere

I am 56 and have an over-abundance of patriotism.  Saturday we drove along Route 25 from Las Cruses New Mexico to Albuquerque to catch a flight home.  We chose a quick detour and drove through Truth or Consequences because seriously, why wouldn’t you? The little town, once called Hot Springs, runs parallel to the Rio…

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Semper Fi, Captain Lawrence W Jordan USMC, 1932-1965.

Dear Dad When I think about you there are so many things I want to remember.  I want to remember walking hand in hand with you.  I want to remember you reading me a bedtime story.  I want to remember you throwing me in the air and catching me or riding high up on your…

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My Father, My Hero

God is in the details.  When we are traveling in other countries, or involved in a ministry event or something else that is entirely God focused, we see God in the details.   But other times during normal, daily life, God can seem very quiet.  But is He?  Or is it that we have so much…

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