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LifeNotes · 22h ago

The Comfort of a Long Marriage

As I approach my 28th wedding anniversary today, marriage is on my mind.I remember when we first met.I remember our long phone calls.I remember when he proposed and me having no doubt on how...
LifeNotes · 3d ago

Abimelech - The 7th Judge with the Asterisk Next to His Name

If you follow sports, you will notice that if a record is broken in a questionable manner, the person's name is listed with an asterisk. For example - think of Ben Johnson who won the 100-me...
LifeNotes · 5d ago

Important Leadership Traits

The study of the book of Judges has been eye opening for me because of its intensity and detail. There's so much more there than what I remembered.I wanted to take a break, just to regroup a...
LifeNotes · 1W ago

Gideon The Mighty Hero, Finally

In the last post, I mentioned that Gideon received a huge response to his request for warriors - 32,000 men to be exact. Well to you and I, that would make us confident, we would start devis...
LifeNotes · 1W ago

Gideon Owns His Identity

Now that Gideon has accepted his assignment, the magnitude of what needs to be accomplished is staring him in the face; he is called to lead and defeat the Midianites. The Midianites who are...
LifeNotes · 1W ago

Grouchy Gideon Becomes a Mighty Hero - the 6th Judge

Rest, disobedience, deliverance, rest. The story of the Israelites is characterized by a cycle offailing and then renewal. Once more after a period of rest, the children of Israel were disob...
LifeNotes · 2W ago

My Favorite Tools for a Healthy Lifestyle

One of the benefits of living in California is the abundance of fruit trees right in my backyard. With the unusual rains this year, the lemon tree is blossoming as is the orange tree. When m...
LifeNotes · 2W ago

Fences and Storms and Fences

As mornings sometimes go with children, I was running late. The Little One had to be at school by 6:15 am for an annual trip to a Fine Arts Competition. Though well intentioned, we woke up a...
LifeNotes · 2W ago

Deborah's Cast of Characters - the 4th Judge

When I initially came across the Judge Deborah (pronounced Deb-oh-rah), my heart jumped with joy because she was the first woman identified as a leader in the Bible. I innately knew women co...
LifeNotes · 2W ago

Using What You Have to Defeat An Enemy - Ehud & Shamgar the 2nd and 3rd Judges

There's a cycle in the book of Judges of the children of Israel: rest, disobedience, deliverance, rest.After Othniel died, the Israelites disobeyed God, again. Scripture says "they did evil ...