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The Chaplain’s blog is a space for faith-based discussions and how those principles carry over into our every day operations at Newby Management.

Is it Time to Plant?

Ecclesiastes 3:1–2 1 There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under heaven: 2 a time to be born and a time to die, a time to plant and a time to uproot, A few months ago my wife and I moved into our new house. We’ve been really enjoying it even...

A Year of Positive Possibilities

We all like the idea of a blank slate with a fresh start. With the beginning of a new year, we are generally hopeful. We’re filled with hope because of the positive possibilities. Better health, better relationships, better finances, better business, more happiness,...

The Surprising Arrival of Jesus

If we had an incredibly important event on the calendar that would introduce us to the community, the nation, or even the world we would do our best to look confident, prepared, attractive, and even desirable among other things. We know the old adage, “You only get...

Giving Thanks

Psalm 118:1 Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures forever. The Psalmist makes it clear that we should give thanks to the source of our blessings. Doing so, we recognize the “goodness” we have experienced had not originated with us. If I make an...

Let It Go

My wife and I are in the middle of moving from the east coast of Florida to the west coast. Right now we are waiting to find out the exact time we close on our new house. Our understanding was that it would be this coming Monday. We just needed the time so we could...

When Life Is Painful

At times life can be difficult, painful, unfair, and just plain hard. Some of us at one time or another have experienced the loss of property during a hurricane, tornado, etc. Others have experienced the loss of relationship whether with a spouse or a good friend....

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