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finding joy in the hills and valleys

Letting Go

I am a dreamer. Or at least, I was a dreamer. This year seems to have had a singular focus of ripping away every last one of my dreams. So today, I’m letting go.

Refining My Perspective

We all see the world through different lenses. Some of our lenses are smudged with flawed theology, some are warped with bitterness, some are thick with immaturity. Some are cracked and some are soot-covered. Some of our lenses give us inadequate depth perception so we focus too much on things in the moment or too much in the future or the past. With such flaws in my own vision, I often wonder how I can ever hope to have a good perspective in times like this.

Another New Normal

No matter what news show you watch right now or what friend you talk to, the term “new normal” seems to be on everyone’s lips.  At times there’s fear associated with these words. What will our new normal be like this fall? Will the kids still be elearning? (Please, God, no!) Will the stock market bounce … Continue reading Another New Normal

Joy has its spring deep down inside. And that spring never runs dry, no matter what happens. Only Jesus gives that joy.

S D GORDON