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The Flower Fades

Summer is my favorite season, but spring is a close second. If lilacs lasted longer, spring would easily take first place. But lilacs fade so soon after blooming. Their intoxicating scent is fleeting. Their vibrant purples whither to brown. If … Continue reading

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Holy Week Thoughts on Jesus

Why He Came He healed the sick, the lame, the leper But that’s not why He came He gave the blind sight and drove out demons But that’s not why He came He fed the 5,000 plus women and children … Continue reading

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Limericks for Lent

I have written a few limericks over the years. Well, most of them were written in 2012. I thought I’d share some today for my Lent posting. There’s a man who was God come to earth He arrived by a … Continue reading

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Putting My Trust in Jesus

During this season of Lent, I am reminded of where I can place my trust, and that is in the One who loved me so much that He was willing to die for me even before I loved Him in … Continue reading

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Don’t Focus on the Light and Momentary

One of my favorite Bible passages during troubled times is 2 Corinthians 4:16-18: Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day. For our light and momentary troubles … Continue reading

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God’s Crazy Plan—It Just Might Work

Joshua 5:13 – 6:27 is titled “The Fall of Jericho.” It’s a fairly familiar story. All of Israel had just crossed the Jordan River to take Jericho, as God had instructed Joshua. Many scholars believe that the commander of the … Continue reading

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Words That Stir

These words stir in my soul peace and angst, insight and confusion, mercy and fury. These words, this shortest verse: Jesus wept Cause me to weep and to jump for joy! What, dear heart, do they stir in you? Do … Continue reading

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The Best Defense

All of mankind has a problem. Every one of us has broken the law in one way or another during our lives. The Bible puts it this way, “For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.” … Continue reading

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The Spirit Gives Life

To God be all glory for His great gift Passing by Moses hidden in the rift Giving grace to the faithful, not the swift The letter kills, but the Spirit gives life*  Compassion is at the heart of God’s name … Continue reading

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Following God’s GPS

Today a group from my church is headed to a local women’s shelter to cook and serve a delicious and nutritious dinner for the residents. The facility, called Shepherd’s Door, provides more than just shelter for the women and children … Continue reading

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