Author Archives: James Paulgaard

About James Paulgaard

Living in the in between, becoming, but not quite there yet, old and new mixed together, hanging on with all my might to the One who is holding onto me.

Love Will Save the World


 This is how we know what love is: Jesus Christ laid down his life for us. And we ought to lay down our lives for our brothers and sisters. (1 John 3:16) We cannot overstate the importance of love. Love will … Continue reading

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Thankfulness in All Situations


Dear Fellow Followers of Jesus, Setting aside a day to emphasize thanks giving as our country does is a very good thing. When thinking of things for which we can be thankful, if we have the blessings of good health, … Continue reading

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The New Temple: Jesus is Our Connection with God


At our house, we have a utility trailer that we use to store extra garbage from when we are cleaning up around the house or yard and when it gets full and I have some time, we take it to … Continue reading

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Anger Over Restricted Access to God


Some time ago, my wife, Susan, and I had a discussion that went something like this: She said, “You have an anger problem.” “I do not,” I replied. “Yes, you do,” she responded. “You have a problem with anger.” “I … Continue reading

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From Shame to Glory


Last month, before I and my family headed home from our camping trip last month, I bought a pack of gum. When we opened it up, one of my kids said, “Hey, this is the gum that has “Truth or … Continue reading

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What Do You Want?


A week ago Saturday, Susan and I and our family heading over to our son’s fiancée’s family’s house for dinner. They moved in to a new place 8 months ago and we had not been there since so there was … Continue reading

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Jesus is God’s Remedy for Our Guilt


Years ago, when I was a young boy, my family and I were visiting my Grandma and Grandpa at their farm. There was some time to kill during the afternoon, so my uncle, who was a year and a bit … Continue reading

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