Category Archives: Contemplation

Israel – The Trip Of A Lifetime June 17-27, 2014

Walk in the footsteps of Jesus. Experience a sunrise over the Sea of Galilee.  Visit ongoing archeological sites.  See the breathtaking vista from the top of Masada.  Take a boat ride out on the Sea of Galilee. Enjoy a quiet … Continue reading

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The Clock Is My Dictator

The clock is my dictator I shall not rest. It makes me lie down only when exhausted. It leads me to deep depression. It hounds my soul. It leads me in circles of frenzy for activity’s sake. Even though I … Continue reading

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Artificial Time

I’m not exactly sure how I feel about my thinking on this topic. I’m not sure where I will land. I’m not even sure what to call these wandering thoughts. But I have given a lot of thinking to the … Continue reading

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5 Moments

In his book, Peaceful living in a Stressful World, Ron Hutchcraft describes five moments scattered throughout our day. Some are exciting. Some are restful. Some are stressful while others are rather dull. But all of them present us with a … Continue reading

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Paradise Is Not a Place

Imagine that you are having your routine physical. The doctor checks your blood pressure, your heart rate, and your cholesterol.  In fact, she runs a whole range of blood tests.  She listens to your breathing, asks about your medical history, … Continue reading

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