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Monthly Archives: July 1990

Listening to Gods Music

Blessed are those you choose and bring near to live in your courts! PSALM 65:4 How does God bless us in our daily routine? In this love song to the Lord, David outlines several provisions that should give peace to our souls as we wrestle with life. First and of […]

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Ears to Hear

If my people would but listen to me, if Israel would follow my ways, how quickly would I subdue their enemies and turn my hand against their foes! PSALM 81:13-14 We don’t have to learn how to hear. Our ears are always open and always turned on. We hear automatically. […]

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Making Evaluation

One of the wonderful things about the Golden Rule is that it makes the intangible tangible. You don’t need to know the law. You don’t need to explore nuances of philosophy. You simply imagine yourself in the place of another person. Even a small child can get a handle on […]

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The Lord, Our Refuge

It is better to take refuge in the LORD than to trust in man. PSALM 118:8 Has a colleague ever let you down? Disappointed you? Hurt you? Betrayed you? Stabbed you in the back? Slandered you? We’ve all experienced at least one of these, and it’s possible we’ve seen them […]

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What Do You Dread?

There they were, overwhelmed with dread, where there was nothing to dread. PSALM 53:5 There are days when our work overwhelms us. The boss, with that unmistakable look in her eyes, pulls up a chair and delivers some piece of unwelcome news—the project must be redone and the deadlines are […]

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Leading Strategy

Kodak once dominated the photographic film industry—by the 1970s, capturing 90 percent of the market! Yet in the 1990s, the company began to falter badly. Despite having invented the core technology used in digital cameras, Kodak failed to adequately make the transition from film photography to digital. Other companies created […]

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(Close to) Heaven in the Real World

I know that there is nothing better for men than to be happy and do good while they live. ECCLESIASTES 3:12 Solomon could be considered the ultimate realist. The “tell-it-like-it-is” guy. He paints the world like it really is, not like an impressionist artist who uses only pastels and paints […]

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