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According to (His) Plan

Posted by Dusty Cookson on

As we approach the dawn of a new year, and start filling our minds with unrealistic resolutions that will likely never come to fruition in 2018, may we be reminded of all God has done in our lives. As believers, it’s a healthy reminder to look back and acknowledge all that God has done for...

A Posture of Patience

Posted by Dusty Cookson on

It is no secret patience isn’t always my area of specialty. My wife would affirm. But, what I’ve come to realize is that often my lack of patience is a direct result of a lack (or unwillingness) to trust. It points to a lack of trust in a loving and sovereign God. The same God who...

Celebrating the Win

Posted by Dusty Cookson on

It’s no easy thing for me to say, especially as a St. Louis Cardinals fan. But, the baseball team I’ve grown to loathe, the Chicago Cubs, know how to celebrate a win.   For 108 years, loyal fans stood by their lowly “lovable losers” and committed to an annual...

Rescue

Posted by Dusty Cookson on

Psalm 91:14-15 14 The LORD says, “I will rescue those who love me.     I will protect those who trust in my name. 15 When they call on me, I will answer;     I will be with them in trouble.     I will rescue and honor them. Think of a time in your life...

Even in an Unassuming Conversation...

Posted by Dusty Cookson on

They come at the most inopportune moments. They arrive at times and in places you would least expect. They’re those impromptu conversations you really never planned on having. But then, something the other person says grabs your attention and sort of cuts to the core. Isn’t it funny...

Baggage Claim

Posted by Dusty Cookson on

Over the past few months, I’ve spent plenty of time in the air somewhere between Kansas and Illinois. Needless to say, more than a few hours have been spent in airports. But there was one place I grew to dread, the baggage claim area. That’s right, the daunting baggage claim reminded...

Running on E

Posted by Dusty Cookson on

“Then Jesus said, ‘Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest.’”  Matthew 11:28 Last summer, after years of planning (begging Monica more like it), We purchased a pick up. I really like my truck, more than I should, I...