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Uncategorized: A Gift of Love

If your church gives a gift to graduates, or to those deploying for military service, perhaps you’d like to consider giving them my book, ‘A Pocket Guide to Prayer.’  It is something they can use to remember your love and … Continue reading

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Uncategorized: Pronouncing “Oboedire”

Every so often folks,ask how to pronounce “Oboedire.” Oboe (like the musical instrument)–deer—ay.

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Announcement: My New Book Is Out

I am happy to let you know that my new book, Fresh Wind Blowing, is out and available from the publisher (Wipf and Stock) for a special web price of $9.60.  It is the latest volume in the New Monastic … Continue reading

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Announcement: A Simpler Way

Hello, Everyone! I have made the decision to end my regular, thematic postings.  The production of them has become too labor-intensive and deadline-driven. As of today, the only regular post for Oboedire will be “The Holy Gospel” each Saturday.  I … Continue reading

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Ooops!

Working ahead on the blog has backfired on me!  A post intended for Christmas week posted accidentally today. No….I am not taking a two-month “Christmas break”—and even though I am a Willie Nelson devotee, I am NOT ready to hear … Continue reading

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Site Updates: A New Blog Topic

I am so convinced that Leonard Sweet’s new book, I Am a Follower is a grace gift to us that I am going to add a new category to my Oboedire postings:  “Followership.” It will be an occasional post, not … Continue reading

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Journey in the Word: Psalm 19–God’s Self-Revelation

Week 11 Read:  Psalm 19:1, 7 Revelation is necessary and primary.  Our eyes are a symbol of this in the physical world.  When we go outside on land or sea and look as far as we can, it is only … Continue reading

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