Monthly Archives: March 2012

Forgiveness is a gift

“Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you” — Ephesians 4:32. When someone wrongs me, the last thing I want to do is to forgive him and move on. If you’re … Continue reading

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Harmony

Harmony — what most of us strive for in our everyday life. What many are unable to grasp. The opposite of harmony might be stress or frustration. When two or more individuals sit together in a room, a sense of … Continue reading

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You have been created for great things!

Don’t allow anything to interfere with your love for Jesus. You belong to him. Nothing can separate you from him. That one sentence is important to remember. He will be your joy, your strength. If you hold onto that sentence, … Continue reading

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21-Rifle Salute

Recently, I had the opportunity to attend a military funeral memorial for a friend’s brother at Fort Custer National Cemetery. I was impressed by the orderly (almost reverent) way in which the United States flag was handled and meticulously folded. … Continue reading

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My anchor holds

We sang a song in church a few weeks ago and my mind still rehearses the words. For some reason, this week I cling desperately to the words and meaning behind them. I must not allow the storms to shade … Continue reading

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The Lord is my Shepherd

“The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside still waters, he restores my soul. He guides me in paths of righteousness for his name’s sake” — Psalm … Continue reading

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Riding on the wings of the wind

Lake Michigan – photo by Steve Lasher “He makes the clouds his chariot and rides on the wings of the wind. He makes wind his messengers …”  (Psalm 104:3-4)

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Are you missing a sign from God?

“The very fact that God has placed a certain soul in our way is a sign that God wants us to do something for him or her. It is not chance; it has been planned by God. We are bound … Continue reading

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Keep your eyes on the prize!

“When you have no vision from God, no enthusiasm left in your life, and no one watching and encouraging you, it requires the grace of Almighty God to take the next step in your devotion to Him, in the reading … Continue reading

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“What do you want me to do for you?”

My reading for the day takes me to the story of a blind beggar who receives his sight (Luke 18:35–43). Day after day the beggar sat beside the road. One day a crowd passed by. He asked what all the … Continue reading

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