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Have You Been Redeemed Like A Shelter Pet? Several years ago I visited a local animal shelter with the intention of finding a dog to take home with me.  I had a very specific dog in mind and scoured the Internet to see if any were available on the shelter’s website.  I found the breed […]

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DO YOU LIVE LIKE A SNAPPING TURTLE? Snapping turtles (Chelydra serpentina) are large and aggressive turtles found in murky muddy water. They, like their surroundings, have somewhat of a dirty personality. They are quick to attack when threatened, hence the name, “snapping” turtle. These guys will feed on just about anything from plants to animals […]

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Do you carry the light inside of you? As believers in Christ we are called to be the light of the world like it speaks of in Matthew 5:14-16. If Christ is in fact inside of us then we should proclaim his name and let that light shine in this dark world. Look at the […]

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Although a bat has pretty good eyesight, contrary to popular belief, they do not rely on their eyes to capture their prey.  A bat operates in a nocturnal world and uses a process called echolocation to track down their in flight meals.  Echolocation is essentially mammalian sonar and is basically a signal sent out and […]

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Are you full of bugs? Recently while walking near a trail in the woods I kicked open a rotting pine log to see if anyone was living inside.  Much to my surprise I found tons of termites, it was absolutely teeming with the little guys!  In that moment I had the thought that just as […]

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Are You Calm in The Storm?   Have you ever noticed that storms are exciting when you know they are coming but if one catches you off guard it is an almost entirely different experience?  I remember thinking this one-day as I walked in the woods and saw storm clouds coming.  I knew this one […]

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Jellyfish Don’t Have Backbones, Do You?     Have you ever really looked at the nature and body type of a jellyfish?  They are what’s called an invertebrate, which simply means they have no backbone.  How many times do we as believers operate more like invertebrates with no backbone in the face of spiritual adversity?   […]

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Have You Been Set Free Like A Wild Horse? Have you ever seen a truly wild horse?  Recently I was privileged enough to see a group of wild horses in the Outer Banks of NC and it struck me that their freedom is what sets them apart from captive horses.  Jesus came to liberate us […]

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Have you ever felt that annoying buzz of a mosquito around your ears that could only symbolize an itching fit later?  They seem to serve as a warning for things to come and mostly a warning of potential discomfort.  How many times do we as Christians buzz around to people who find us annoying, only […]

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Do you have faith like a frog?            Did you know that some frogs take care of their babies?  The male Blue Jeans Dart Frog (Dendrobates pumilio) actually carries his babies on his back to deposit them in suitable habitats, like the funnels of bromeliad plants.  He does this because, as a loving father […]

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