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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