Monthly Archives: July 2012

My Perception of God

A couple of years ago, my daughter and I memorized Hebrews 12 together.  At first blush, the message of the chapter is perseverance—keep going, embrace God’s discipline, keep an eternal perspective—certainly a message for the grieving one who wants to … Continue reading

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Could I Be A Hero of the Faith?

When my husband died, I felt robbed.  We had so many dreams for the future.  All around us, people were successful in business, living on a cushy retirement, and enjoying a freedom we envied.  We would be there soon.  But … Continue reading

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When God Says Yes

Yesterday at church, we re-lived the great parable of the prodigal son.  It is probably my favorite Bible story.  I have read entire books about it, and never tire of stepping into its scenes and peering at its characters who … Continue reading

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Lather Up, You Lazy Liver!

And Jesus, moved with compassion, put forth his hand, and touched him, and saith unto him, I will; be thou clean.   And as soon as he had spoken, immediately the leprosy departed from him, and he was cleansed.  Mark 1:41-42 … Continue reading

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Get In the Receiving Line!

Wherefore receive ye one another, as Christ also received us to the glory of God.  Romans 15:7 My small group met at my house last night, and it was wonderful to have people squeeze in and conversation fill the room!  … Continue reading

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Getting Un-Stuck

I have a friend who is 70-something, who is overcome with grief.  For ten years, our conversations have been about her life thirty years ago.  She longs for her husband, her children, her work, her significance; all of these things … Continue reading

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The I Peter 5 Servant

As a result of seeking God with a new depth of earnestness, I have made some changes in my life in the last few months.  I have prayed more, and believed that God is at work to use my life … Continue reading

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Working on July 4th?

Then said they unto him, What shall we do, that we might work the works of God?  Jesus answered and said unto them, This is the work of God, that ye believe on him whom he hath sent.  John 6:28-29 … Continue reading

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Sing Like the Dirt

Sing Oh heavens and be joyful Oh earth and break forth into singing Oh mountains, for the Lord hath comforted His people.  Isaiah 49:13 This week I spent six hours with my 14-month-old grandson Caleb.  He speaks about six discernable … Continue reading

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