Category Archives: walk by faith

A salty dog

Salty Dog – a cocktail drink originally with gin, grapefruit juice and salt on the rim. Salty Dog – a nickname for an ornery sailor who has spent much of his or her life aboard a ship at sea. “Arrrrr.” … Continue reading

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Re-writing the rules of leadership

Ron is not perfect, and this is not only common knowledge, but one of the main reasons why he is such a good mentor. Leaders are naturally strong personalities and they’re going to butt heads with other strong individuals around … Continue reading

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Pilgrimage

There was no question. As soon as I found out Ron Ritchie was under hospice care at home, and his sons had been called in, I had to go. It was not a nice thing to do; it was a … Continue reading

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Faith more real than faith

It was most likely my last time to see Ron Ritchie. His body is shutting down. They are not trying to treat the cancer, only to keep him comfortable, which they are doing. As of yesterday, at least, he’s in … Continue reading

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Swing low, sweet chariot

Dark Horse by John Fischer He’s a dark horse in the nighttime Heading straight for the enemy camp And he has no fear ‘cause his eye is clear Throwing light like a burning lamp And maybe sometime at the right … Continue reading

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Weakness on display

I don’t want anyone to give me credit beyond what they can see in my life or hear in my message. (2 Corinthians 12:6) Upon further review, it has come to my attention that the interpretation of this statement in … Continue reading

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A pock on the skyline

I looked at my phone this morning and saw “Wednesday, September 11” right under the time, and thought, “Oh my goodness, it’s 9/11.” I guess I knew it was coming — I knew it was somewhere in the vicinity — … Continue reading

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Yours for the Journey

I chose you before the foundation of the world I formed your inward parts I knit you together in your mother’s womb I called you I heard your call I saved you I delivered you I forgave your sins I … Continue reading

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