Author Archives: messagefrommike

Why Do You Have To Be So Mean?

Proverbs 15:1 A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.   I was on my way into the cleaners when a group of high school students were passing by. They had evidently just walked over … Continue reading

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Sharpen Up

Proverbs 27:17 Iron sharpens iron, and one man sharpens another.   My grandfather was an amazing man who had a huge impact on my life. Actually, one of the reasons I wear a goatee is because he had one. I … Continue reading

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The Power of Empathy

Romans 12:15 Rejoice with those who rejoice, weep with those who weep.   In life, I have learned a lot from observation. Sure, life experiences are great teachers, but when I see examples lived out before my eyes, coupled with … Continue reading

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A Love Promised A Love Declared

Romans 12:9-10 Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good. Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor.   My wife and I had the honor and privilege to attend … Continue reading

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A Good Kind of Love Triangle

1 John 4:11 Dear friends, since God so loved us, we also ought to love one another. 1 John 4:19 We love because He (God) first loved us.   I know of a guy who had kind of a rough … Continue reading

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Just Love

Isaiah 1:17 Learn to do right; seek justice. Defend the oppressed. Take up the cause of the fatherless; plead the case of the widow.   In a world full of self-focus, self-preoccupation, and selfies, it was refreshing to see people … Continue reading

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Love Makes a Way

1 Corinthians 13:7-8a Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. Love never ends.   When it comes to the word love, there can be all kinds of thoughts and feelings that arise. We can … Continue reading

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