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About 4hispraise

I am quite simply a child of our Lord God. What good that I have done or may do, I pray will reflect solely on the presence of The Holy Spirit who speaks for me in all things.

EXPECTATION

“When you want to avoid being disappointed, minimize expectation”. This is the advice of Joel Saltzman an acclaimed writer/teacher of writing.The substance is; don’t set the bar too high until you feel that you can clear it. It is true … Continue reading

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ANTICIPATING HIS TENDER MERCIES

In this day and age it seems that one must make a lot of noise to be heard; often we must be hit over the head to gain our attention. Music is louder than ever. Drama is overstated and more … Continue reading

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WHERE DOES HOPE COME FROM?

Alexander Pope would have it “springing eternal” in his quote; “Hope springs eternal in the human breast”. Others would advise; ” Don’t get your hopes up”, as if it were self generated. Can it be both? Vaclav Havel, essayist, dissident … Continue reading

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Doubtless

Who among us would doubt the significance of Easter? It would seem that the minute we institutionalize an event we can agree. We can celebrate it with contemporary forms such as Christmas trees and ornaments, colored eggs and bunnies. We … Continue reading

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It Might Have Been

Whittier concludes; “Of all the saddest of tongue or pen, the saddest are these; it might have been”. Norm; Pastor, Counselor, Teacher, and my friend died last week. We had become close during a period when we both were attending … Continue reading

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Can a Blessing be too Late?

We hear reference to : “In God’s time”. We have known that there has often been a disparity between our time tables and circumstance. Why, therefore, should we be surprised when things don’t coincide. And, it’s not just God that … Continue reading

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Something To Hope For

Vaclav Havel, past President of the Czeck Republic and Chairman of the Human Right Foundation, said the following; “Hope is certainly not the same thing as optimism. It is not the conviction that something will turn out well, but the … Continue reading

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WHAT’S WRONG WITH OUR SPIT?

Those of us who were in the military know about “spit and polish”; a doctrine that calls for us to shine stuff (that will shine) until it is “spiffy”. We might also remember when mom would spit on her fingers … Continue reading

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TALENT=BEING

No I am not saying “being talented”; I am saying if you are a human being, you are talented. There is such a thing as being “sorta” talented, reasonably, quite, or exceptionally. the dictionary defines it as ” a special … Continue reading

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HE DID IT HIS WAY

I must admit that I had second thoughts about authoring an attack on an American Icon, Frank Sinatra. He was not a hypocrite. He never professed to be a Christian. In fact he declared often that he was not. We … Continue reading

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