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Not My Hands

Posted: 29th April 2011 by johndriver in Uncategorized

Some days, I am more keenly aware that I live my life within a central unspoken personal paradigm: it is all up to me.  If you were to ask me in an outside context if I truly believe everything in life hinges on me, I would say a resounding “no”.  Come on, dude!  What sort [...]

A Death Worth Celebrating

Posted: 23rd April 2011 by johndriver in Uncategorized

This weekend, all Christendom will gather to celebrate the events of the Passion. Celebrate? Hmm . . . Jesus’ death is the only death I know of that we truly celebrate. We certainly do not feel an air of celebratory joy when a loved one passes. Sure, we speak about the celebration of their lives [...]

Our New Book REGGIE Goes Public Tomorrow!

Posted: 28th March 2011 by johndriver in Uncategorized

Well, it’s been a long and incredibly eventful road, but our new book from Thomas Nelson entitled, Reggie: You Can’t Change Your Past, but You Can Change Your Future goes public around the country tomorrow. You can pick it up in local bookstores, on Amazon, or at http://www.reggiedabbsbook.com. This has been an epic journey with [...]

The Schematics of Creation

Posted: 8th September 2008 by johndriver in Uncategorized
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August 8th, 2008 Focus Text: Proverbs 3: 19-20 (NLT) 19 By wisdom the Lord founded the earth;       by understanding he created the heavens.  20 By his knowledge the deep fountains of the earth burst forth,       and the dew settles beneath the night sky.   Stop Here and Reflect Before Reading Ahead At times, I refer to an experience [...]

Treed by a Spider

Posted: 5th September 2008 by johndriver in Uncategorized
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September 5th, 2008 Focus Text: Proverbs 3: 13-18 (NLT)  13 Joyful is the person who finds wisdom,       the one who gains understanding.  14 For wisdom is more profitable than silver,       and her wages are better than gold.  15 Wisdom is more precious than rubies;       nothing you desire can compare with her.  16 She offers you long life in her [...]

Run, Forrest! Run!

Posted: 4th September 2008 by johndriver in Uncategorized
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September 4th, 2008 Focus Text: Proverbs 3: 11-12  (NLT)  11 My child, don’t reject the Lord’s discipline,       and don’t be upset when he corrects you.  12 For the Lord corrects those he loves,       just as a father corrects a child in whom he delights.   Stop Here and Reflect Before Reading Ahead Forrest Gump has to be one [...]

A Hard Pill to Swallow

Posted: 2nd September 2008 by johndriver in Uncategorized
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September 2nd, 2008 Focus Text: Proverbs 3: 7 (NLT) 7 Don’t be impressed with your own wisdom.       Instead, fear the Lord and turn away from evil.  8 Then you will have healing for your body       and strength for your bones.   Stop Here and Reflect Before Reading Ahead As you probably noticed, I took a break from “threading” [...]

Taking "Know" for an Answer

Posted: 29th August 2008 by johndriver in Uncategorized
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August 29th, 2008 Focus Text: Proverbs 3: 5-6 (NLT & NKJV) New Living Translation  5 Trust in the Lord with all your heart;       do not depend on your own understanding.  6 Seek his will in all you do,       and he will show you which path to take.    New King James Version 5 Trust in the LORD with all [...]

Short Leashes & Close Calls

Posted: 28th August 2008 by johndriver in Uncategorized
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August 28th, 2008 Focus Text: Proverbs 3: 1-4 (NLT)  1 My child, never forget the things I have taught you.       Store my commands in your heart.  2 If you do this, you will live many years,       and your life will be satisfying.  3 Never let loyalty and kindness leave you!       Tie them around your neck as a reminder.       Write [...]

Dirt Paths of Influence

Posted: 27th August 2008 by johndriver in Uncategorized
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August 27th, 2008 Focus Text: Proverbs 2: 20-22 (NLT)  20 Follow the steps of good men instead,       and stay on the paths of the righteous.  21 For only the godly will live in the land,       and those with integrity will remain in it.  22 But the wicked will be removed from the land,       and the treacherous will be [...]