What if?

I live 25 miles from an old military installation, now used for training Reserve-men.  As the crow flies, we are much closer.  Military helicopters fly low, back and forth over our home, most of the year.  I never quite get used to it.  In the back of my mind, I remember that they are here […]

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God’s Promise When the World Falls Apart

I drove my husband’s car yesterday. The radio was on and I’m not sure whose program was on, but it was talking about decisions that are coming before our Congress, and this man’s opinions were scary. Couple that with Beauty Beyond Bones post about what is happening on the streets of New York City, and […]

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Afraid to Speak Up??

I was rolling through Costco with my daughter when one of the employees caught sight of my cart FULL of frozen vegetables. He came away from his post to peek in at the bags and make a comment. I don’t know how it happened that we began to talk about scripture, except perhaps because he […]

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The Other Day…

If you’ve met me, you might have noticed I’m guarded. I admit it. But underneath a few prickles, I’m a softy at heart. So when I read John 11 to my kids at the breakfast table yesterday morning, I melted into a puddle of tears. As I excused myself to grab some tea and regain […]

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Aim of the Gospel Using the PES Method (Peace)

Last summer our pastor said something random in the middle of a sermon. It was an afterthought, but it grabbed my attention and I found myself scribbling notes on the first piece of paper I pulled out of my purse. What I heard was that we Christians so often focus on our freedom in Christ […]

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