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Choice

I was with someone this week who was worried about the results of a medical test. The individual administering the test was assuring this person that everything would be fine, as things had been  going well.  When the results proved her words were true, she then proceeded to say “See, there was nothing to worry … Continue reading

Ps. 46:10

Be still and know that I am God.  Ps. 46:10 Off the grid. That’s what I was for over a month while we moved into our new home and waited until the cable company had the equipment they needed to hook up whatever they needed to make the box sitting in our front yard “work”. … Continue reading

Wrestling will make you ache….

Genesis 32:23-32 That night Jacob got up and took his two wives, his two maidservants and his eleven sons and crossed the ford of the Jabbok.  After he had sent them across the stream, he sent over all his possessions.  So Jacob was left alone, and a man wrestled with him till daybreak.  When the … Continue reading

Testimony from the Hospital

Once I heard a pastor say “you should have a three minute testimony ready at all times”. Yeah, that wasn’t about to happen.  I couldn’t sum it up in three minutes.  So, my testimony was only shared in bits and pieces.  Some people know my whole story.  Now you will too. Some time as Christians, … Continue reading

Jeremiah 29:11

Jeremiah 29:11

Sunrise. New beginning.  New plan.  What will each day bring? These words in my daily devotion from Jesus Calling by Sarah Young were a great reminder to this “planner”.  Sarah talked about approaching the day with the awareness of who was Boss.  “…..on days when things go smoothly, according to your plans, you may be unaware … Continue reading

Sitting Down For A Chat

I had a discussion with a friend the other day about some struggles they were having.  While I was in the midst of it I heard echoes of discussions I’ve had with myself and other friends over the last five years or so. We were talking about uncertainty, instability, financial insecurity, fear of the unknown, loss of … Continue reading

Grappling

Why do I believe in God? Do you believe in God? How could you believe in a God who allows such things to happen? I’m sure these are the questions and discussions going on after the tragic killing in the Connecticut school yesterday. On my Facebook page there were countless posts and pictures remembering the … Continue reading

Sunday – Simmering in Scripture

“By the seventh day God had finished the work he had been doing; so on the seventh day he rested from all his work.  And God blessed the seventh day and made it holy, because on it he rested from all the work of creating he had done.”  Genesis 2:2,3 Check out this beautiful sunrise … Continue reading