Author Ava Pennington
Author Ava Pennington
Chosen Reflections: Fishers of Men

Chosen Reflections: Fishers of Men

Chosen Reflections: Fishers of Men   (This is fifth in a series of blog posts inspired by The Chosen, a multi-season series about the life of Jesus and His followers. Each post will highlight a quote sourced from Season 1. Previous posts include: Chosen...

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Chosen Reflections: Purpose

Chosen Reflections: Purpose

(This is the fourth in a series of blog posts inspired by The Chosen, a multi-season series about the life of Jesus and His followers. Each post will highlight a quote sourced from Season 1. Previous posts include:  Chosen Reflections: I Have Called You By Name Chosen...

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Chosen Reflections: Provision

Chosen Reflections: Provision

(This is the third in a series of blog posts inspired by The Chosen, a multi-season series about the life of Jesus and His followers. Each post will highlight a quote sourced from Season 1. For the first two posts, see Chosen...

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Chosen Reflections: The Difference

Chosen Reflections: The Difference

(This is the second in a series of blog posts inspired by The Chosen, a multi-season series about the life of Jesus and His followers. Each post will highlight a quote sourced from Season 1. For the first post, see Chosen Reflections: I Have Called You By Name.)...

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Chosen Reflections: “I Have Called You By Name”

Chosen Reflections: “I Have Called You By Name”

Chosen Reflections: “I Have Called You By Name”   Hey, you! Yes, I’m talking to you! Not a very appealing summons. Which would you rather answer to: “Hey, you!” or “Hey, [your name]”? Names are important. Knowing someone’s name is the first step to connecting...

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How Do You Approach Waiting?

How Do You Approach Waiting?

How Do You Approach Waiting?   Have you ever drawn the proverbial line in the sand and said, “I’m done waiting. No more!” We wait in lines at the grocery store. We wait on hold for customer service reps to take our call. And we wait for trains and buses to take...

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Right and Wrong Choices

Right and Wrong Choices

Right and Wrong Choices   A friend likes to post inspirational quotes on her social media. I usually enjoy reading them (and love staying connected with her and others), but I couldn’t get past one particular quote. It was from a self-help guru who said, “There...

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A New Perspective

A New Perspective

A New Perspective   Vision problems can be scary. One friend’s husband may be facing a diagnosis of macular degeneration. Another friend had cataract surgery. Yet another friend’s son experienced scratched corneas in both eyes. Although his eyes are now healed,...

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Paper Cuts, BAND-AIDS, & People

Paper Cuts, BAND-AIDS, & People

Paper Cuts, Band-aids, & People   It was just a paper cut. And boy, did it hurt. Not a huge problem, though. Compared to other injuries I’ve suffered over the years, on a scale of one to ten, this didn’t even make it onto the scale. I covered the cut with...

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Dry Clouds

Dry Clouds

  Dry Clouds Thunder rumbled in the distance. Dark clouds floated along the horizon, inching toward me. Someone was getting rain. An hour later, the sky cleared. Someone did receive rain, but it wasn’t me. After a prolonged dry season, sunny south Florida needs...

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