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Tell it to Jesus

“God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble” (Psalm 46:1). God really is the only one I can go to in times of turmoil, confusion, and misunderstanding. He’s the one who understands my pain and knows … Continue reading

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Are you in a dry and thirsty land right now?

  “O God, thou art my God; early will I seek thee: my soul thirsteth for thee, my flesh longeth for thee in a dry and thirsty land, where no water is; to see they power and thy glory, so … Continue reading

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Don’t give up!

  “Be of good courage, and he shall strengthen your heart, all ye that hope in the Lord.” (Psalm 31:24) When I read this passage in Psalm 31, I hear God saying to be brave and very strong. Don’t give … Continue reading

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evidences of love…

              The tell-tale signs of my hospital stay are still visible. Bruised purplish-brown marks on top of my left hand where the IV port remained lodged as life-giving fluids worked their way into my system.  There’s a greenish-purple bruise … Continue reading

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Day in ER

             Yesterday I found out again just how complex and wonderful our human bodies were created. The ER waiting room filled and emptied many times while my friend and I waited “my turn.” Of course, ambulatory people took precedence … Continue reading

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Courage vs. Cowardice

Here’s where you can find my devotion for the day as a Guest Barista at Internet Cafe Devotions.com:   http://internetcafedevotions.com/2010/05/courage-vs-cowardice/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+InternetCafeDevotions+%28Internet+Cafe+Devotions%29&utm_content=Yahoo%21+Mail .

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The Art of Bloodletting

The Art of Bloodletting: translating suffering to the shared page, with Jeanne Murray Walker.           Great suffering took Jeanne Walker to a land she did not know—where she had to wait.             In America, waiting is not acceptable. Our society honors … Continue reading

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W. Virginia tragedy

  MONTCOAL, W.Va. – “Rescue crews began working their way by rail car and on foot through a coal mine early Thursday in search of four miners missing since a blast killed 25 colleagues in the worst U.S. mining disaster … Continue reading

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Crown of Thorns

“They stripped him and put a scarlet robe on him, and then twisted together a crown of thorns and set it on his head. They put a staff in his right hand and knelt in front of him and mocked … Continue reading

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Addition to the Celestial Nursery

We now have a grandbaby in heaven. Bethany and Andrew now have a child in heaven. When I see those words in print – I can’t help but tear up. I know there’s a reason why our daughter-in-law, Bethany, miscarried … Continue reading

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