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Psalm 16

King David had a beautifully raw perspective on life. If anyone understands what ultimate satisfaction looks like, I think David had a pretty good grasp. In Psalm 16, he speaks about his reliance on the Creator. You are my Lord; I have no good apart from you. [Psalm 16:2]  He is hyper-aware of God’s goodness. Even though he is a King, he… Continue reading Psalm 16

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Philippians 4:13 for the non-athletes

I was being super spiritual and doing a morning devotion a few days ago when I came across the familiar verse, Philippians 4:13. I didn’t even need to open my Bible. I pictured myself finishing my first half-marathon in record time and getting a first place medal that weighs my neck down because it is… Continue reading Philippians 4:13 for the non-athletes

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The Truth About Olives: Because I Know You’re Curious

"But I am like a green olive tree in the house of God, I trust in the steadfast love of God forever and ever." [Psalm 52:8]I like to think of King David as the poetic hipster kind of guy. Can you imagine this guy at a coffee house open mic night, maybe beating a little… Continue reading The Truth About Olives: Because I Know You’re Curious

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I should take my own advice more often…

You know when you're really enjoying a class you're taking, you're learning a lot, and maybe even thinking, "I could really see myself applying this to my life someday!" And then all of a sudden, that teacher that you're really getting along with throws a mid-term in your face. You're probably thinking, "What the heck,… Continue reading I should take my own advice more often…