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Life Under Pressure

When a loved one dies, there is a giant hole in life’s fabric, both in being and in doing.  My husband provided a sense of security.  Our early morning conversations filled my emotional cup and relieved tensions that melted away … Continue reading

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Another To-Do List

I like to take the words of Jesus in John 9 literally when He says, “I must work while it is day.”  I get up well before “day” and spend an hour or two at the mercy seat.  I need … Continue reading

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Losing Leaders

The holiday season is here in spite of my efforts to resist it.  The weather has turned cool, and the leaves are falling.  Bare trees announce the gray weeks that are ahead.  The aisles in the grocery story have become … Continue reading

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God’s Final Declaration

After every Mt. Carmel, there follows a Juniper bush experience, where like Elijah, my highest highs seem to be followed by my lowest lows.  I have walked with God in heavenly places this month, and if I were to sum … Continue reading

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Free of Life’s Fetters

But I would ye should understand, brethren, that the things which happened unto me have fallen out rather unto the furtherance of the gospel.  Philippians 1:12 For all seek their own, not the things which are Jesus Christ’s.  Philippians 1:21 … Continue reading

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The War Outside

I will be leaving my home in a few days.  Last night I lay in bed and watched the geese on the lake under pink sunset clouds.  My heart hurts with each good bye.  I’m a little upset with God … Continue reading

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Pray for a Mid-Life Crisis

The Lord will perfect that which concerneth me: thy mercy, O Lord, endureth for ever: forsake not the works of thine own hands.  Psalm 138:8 My youngest daughter is teaching me these days.  She is so oppressed with the pressures … Continue reading

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