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More Than You Can Now Bear.

I have much more to say to you, more than you can now bear. John 16:12 (NIV) Life is like an indoor roller coaster ride. In the dark with limited visibility, I can’t see the nature of the track and know little about the speed, the depth of plunges or angle of twists until I’m […]

It’s Not About the Water or the Horse.

I revealed Myself to those who did not ask for Me; I was found by those who did not seek Me. Isaiah 65:1 You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink. Even favorable circumstances won’t force one to do something one doesn’t want to, as in… “We’ve gotten all the college catalogs but he still hasn’t applied.”  This metaphoric term dates from the 12th century and was in John Heywood’s proverb collection of 1546 (http://www.dictionary.com/browse/you-can-lead-a-horse-to-water-but-you-can-t-make-it-drink). I’ve witnessed a stubborn horse first hand. It’s not pretty. Getting a lamb to […]