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Loving Life

Yesterday we learned that yet another grandchild has died in the womb.  All of our joy and anticipation has turned to mourning. We sat around the campfire last night, and talked about the great value and miracle of life.  There … Continue reading

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God’s Eternal Covenant

While the earth remaineth, seedtime and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and winter, and day and night shall not cease.  And God blessed Noah and his sons, and said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the … Continue reading

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Kill The Evidence

Much people of the Jews therefore knew that He was there: and they came not for Jesus’ sake only, but that they might see Lazarus also, whom He had raised from the dead.  But the chief priests consulted that they … Continue reading

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Words for Lament

I found this poem a few weeks after my husband died, and it was an incredible comfort to me to read a gut wrenching honest lament.  It is not so spiritual, though there is faith.  It is not strong, because … Continue reading

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A Little While

Since my grandson’s death, I have been reading the prophets.  Ezekiel, Daniel, Hosea, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Lamentations.  I am a captive.  Death—a word I could not say for a while—has separated us from the precious one we have prayed for for … Continue reading

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Our Baby’s Eternal Life

For while we are still in this tent, we groan, being burdened—not that we would be unclothed, but that we would be further clothed, so that what is mortal may be swallowed up by life.  II Corinthians 5:4 My grandson Baby … Continue reading

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The Yield of the Seed

Yesterday my daughter and I planted our garden.  It is an exciting day!  Tiny tomato and lettuce seeds are carefully marked and given extra topsoil.  We start with the very best organic seeds, soil, and starter  plants, because the seed … Continue reading

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Heaven and the Kingdom of Heaven

Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God…Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the … Continue reading

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Light in the Darkness

I am most impatient in the winter.  I know it’s not even officially winter yet, but this is the season in Louisville when the sun disappears for days, and rains chill the air and the bones.  When I get up … Continue reading

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The Day of Distress

Do not hide your face from me in the day of my distress…My heart is struck down…I forget to eat…like a desert owl in the wilderness…like a lonely sparrow on the housetop…I wither away.   Psalm 102 The holidays are here, … Continue reading

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