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About heartcalm7

The author is grateful for the Faithful Shepherd who has patiently led him along in a very happy and fulfilling life. Discovering a relationship with God, he has moved from a life characterized by worried performance to one of grateful resting. He is a retired physician who has lived in Indiana and Texas, the married father of two adult men and four Montana grandchildren. Scripture memory and meditation upon it have changed his life, and he wishes to add value to the lives of others through his writing. He would be most grateful for you to join him in his journey.

Repentance without regret

Maybe you’re looking wrongly at the gap between where you feel you are and what you think God wants you to be. “For the sorrow that is according to the will of God produces a repentance without regret, leading to salvation, but the sorrow of the world produces … Continue reading

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Purpose behind suffering

Job, a righteous man, suffered great pain and loss.  He struggled to understand the reasons for his suffering.  What he could not see from earth was the dialog in heaven between God and Satan as they discussed Job.  The Evil … Continue reading

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Life Changing Gratitude

In Victor Hugo’s les Miserables, Jean Valjean’s life was forever changed by the kindness and forgiveness he received from the priest, from whom he had stolen silver .  He went on through life feeling compelled to help and forgive others, as … Continue reading

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Bold witness

It is a difficult assignment to speak boldly of our faith in God in hostile surroundings.  Rather than face disdain and mockery, many keep silent.  The first disciples were changed men who felt they were undeservingly snatched from hell.  In … Continue reading

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Read it again, Mommy

When reading to my children many years ago, they never let me skip a page.  When I was tired and wanted to abbreviate the nighttime ritual, they knew immediately if two pages were turned, instead of one.  They never seemed … Continue reading

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The Quiet Time

Jesus set the pattern for how desperately we need to seek God’s wisdom, power, and guidance daily.  After an extremely busy day and evening before, it is said of Him  In the early morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got … Continue reading

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Priests of God

Priests, ministers, and pastors have the distinct privilege to represent God to men and to represent man to God.  They help people understand more accurately who God is, how He made it possible for Him to forgive us our many sins, and how … Continue reading

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