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Draw near to God

“Draw near to God and He will draw near to you.” – James 4:8 What a great promise — that when I draw near to God, he will automatically in turn embrace me with his everlasting love. The responsibility is … Continue reading

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Prescription for Discouragement (part 1)

Characters of the Bible, good and well-meaning characters, still fled from God. Some for good reason…like Elijah (prophet of God)  in 1 Kings 19. He took off for Mount Horeb to save his own life. I can’t say I blame him … Continue reading

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Erratic like a hummingbird?

Green Violetear (Wikipedia) Sitting on our deck after dinner, my husband says, “Don’t move—the hummingbird’s back!” I glance at the reflection in our glass slider and see the feeder and colorful hanging flower. Then I see him hovering, deciding whether … Continue reading

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The longest 4 hours

The last words I heard from my husband via cell phone: “We’re just trying to survive!” Time: 1:01 a.m. on Monday. After that, I waited. And waited. It would be the longest four hours of my life before I’d hear … Continue reading

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Watching tomatoes grow

The growing process takes time. It takes energy and patience for a seedling to grow into lettuce leaves to eat or be able to bite into a tomato. Question is: am I willing to wait for germination? Willing to invest … Continue reading

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Why we celebrate Easter

Take a few minutes to listen and read through this powerful, all-inclusive video detailing just why we celebrate Easter.

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“Here Burns My Candle”

Book Review of: Here Burns My Candle, by Liz Curtis Higgs I wanted to slap Lord Donald’s face for his wandering eye, and console Lady Elisabeth in the midst of sorrowful times and false accusations. That’s how close I felt … Continue reading

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Asaph, choir leader

This week in our Bible study we learned more about Asaph, a leader of one of the temple choirs. I barely knew his name and he wrote a collection of the Psalms. Just as Susan mentioned during our lecture time, … Continue reading

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Oh Holy Night!

  I heard “Oh Holy Night” on the radio on the way to church this morning. I thought to myself how cool that would be to have that song sung at my funeral or “home to glory” service. Not a … Continue reading

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‘Twas the night before Jesus came

 ‘Twas the night before Jesus came and all through the house Not a creature was praying, not one in the house. Their Bibles were lain on the shelf without care In hopes that Jesus would not come there.   The … Continue reading

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