Monthly Archives: January 2013

Putting Off the Spirit of Heaviness

Monday morning.  A week of sickness has left me anxious and exhausted, and now there are many more things left undone than the usual Monday morning long list.  One of the hardest things about losing a spouse is the double … Continue reading

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For God’s Lambs

I woke up this morning with a strange question going through my mind.  “God, are you unhappy with me?”  I haven’t experienced the refreshment of God’s presence in a few days, and it is time to check in and listen.  … Continue reading

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Anybody Hungry?

Thy words were found and I did eat them; and thy word was unto me the joy and rejoicing of mine heart, for I am called by thy name, Oh Lord God of hosts.  Jeremiah 15:16 Jeremiah, Ezekiel and the … Continue reading

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The Grief of Conflict

For where envying and strife is, there is confusion and every evil work.  James 3:16 This morning, I am praying for a special group of grieving friends.  Their grief is expressed in groaning, tears, sleepless nights, overeating, trying to outrun … Continue reading

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Rituals of Death

Know therefore that the Lord thy God, he is God, the faithful God, which keepeth covenant and mercy with them that love him and keep his commandments to a thousand generations.  Deuteronomy 7:9 Today is the anniversary of my husband’s … Continue reading

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The Prayer of Faith

Ever since our week in Florida in December, I have been experiencing an excitement in prayer that is extraordinary. The Holy Spirit stirs me with anticipation, and I want to be with Him and hear His exciting news. He has … Continue reading

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Comfort Food and Grieving People

Whose end is destruction, whose god is their belly. Philippians 3:19 Give no offense in anything, that the ministry be not blamed. II Corinthians 6:3 Fox News recently reprinted an excoriating rebuke to pastors and churches that made our church … Continue reading

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