Tag Archives: Colorado

Beaching It In The Colorado Mountains (God’s Surprises)

I love mountains, my wife loves the ocean. This year we went to the mountains in southwestern Colorado and came across a beach-like setting near Alamosa. Behind me in the pic above are the gigantic sand dunes of the Great … Continue reading

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Set Free From A Lifetime Compulsion/Orientation To Jump From High Places

As long as I remember I’ve had a “fear of heights” — actually it was more of a compulsion/orientation to throw myself off of high places. I don’t know if I was born with it or if it got a … Continue reading

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Does God “Tell It On The Mountain”?

As I write I’m sitting alone in the lobby of Sheridan Hotel in Telluride, Colorado at 5 am. looking at a snow-covered peak in late May.  And my heart is dancing. My eyes well up with tears. What’s going on? … Continue reading

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Grace Gets The Hell Out!

Grace is not permission to live like Hell and go to Heaven. Grace is the power to get the Hell out of your life! Got grace? “God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble.” Grace is a U-turn. … Continue reading

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In a country where you can get shot along with 70 others while going to a movie . . . we desperately need God.

A quotation from the ancient prophet, Isaiah: “Seek the LORD while he may be found; call on him while he is near.”

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