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Constant Companions

Regret. Anger, Sorrow. Bedfellows I do not choose Yet they come upon me like Constant Companions Hiding for a season, then Popping their ugly heads up again When I least expect their arrival Will I choose Life, Calm, Joy? As I … Continue reading

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Broken, yet chosen

  Recently my husband and I had the opportunity to travel south. One of my favorite pastimes is to look for shells while walking the beach. Each shell’s intricacies never cease to amaze me. Some portray wholeness Others appear broken … Continue reading

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Comfort one another

“Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions

Last year I did some rotten things. This year I will be better. Here are some resolutions I will follow to the letter: I won’t make dumb excuses when my homework isn’t done; when the truth is that I did … Continue reading

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I have all I need

“Sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; poor, yet making many rich; having nothing, and yet possessing everything.” — 2 Corinthians 6:10

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Wanting just a little bit more – (Part II)

Wise King Solomon wrote, “I said to myself, ‘Let’s go for it — experiment with pleasure, have a good time!’ But there was nothing to it, nothing but smoke” – Ecclesiastes 2:1 (The Message). That’s the trouble with taking matters … Continue reading

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Special Traditions

  What’s it like during the Holidays without our special people around? On one hand, I try to be excited about the holiday season outwardly, but inwardly I’m still remorseful and dejected thinking about empty places at our table.    It’s tough … Continue reading

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Are you troubled?

  Don’t be sorry about your tears. A devotional by Anne Cetas in Our Daily Bread reminds us that our emotions are God-given. Emotions are a “characteristic of our having been made in God’s image (Gen. 1:27). We shouldn’t be … Continue reading

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