Category Archives: eternity

A MAN OF SORROWS

“He was despised and rejected by men, a man of sorrows and acquainted with grief; and as one from whom men hide their faces he was despised, and we esteemed him not.”         Isaiah 53:3 Why did God allow this to happen?  … Continue reading

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WHAT GOES AROUND, COMES AROUND

The tales told in the past repeat themselves on a daily basis.  The classic story of Romeo & Juliet has been retold in different ways,  genres and locations.  What is it about these plot lines that draw us in? The movies and … Continue reading

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OVERLOAD

This has been quite a week.  We’re in the midst of a garage sale, downsizing our living space, getting rid of a lot of unnecessary clutter in our life and looking forward to more organization in our lives.  Add to … Continue reading

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BELIEVING THE IMPOSSIBLE

There are days when I wonder what on earth I’m still doing here. I spend hours trying to figure out some new technology when I could have completed three loads of laundry. I wake up early only to spend that … Continue reading

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GRATITUDE

I love the wisdom of Piglet.  He always seems to know the right things to say.  Our hearts may be small, but they have the capacity to hold great amounts of gratitude. This has been a month of thanksgiving.  Sometimes … Continue reading

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Ascension Day

    40 days had passed since his brutally crushed body was raised from death and He appeared to His followers.  Some thought He was a ghost, others doubted it was Him.  In that short span of time, He proved that … Continue reading

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SECRET HIDING PLACE

Do you still have a secret hiding place – a special place known only to you where you can find complete aloneness?  When we’re children we may find a place that’s just perfect.  It’s your special place, reserved for that game … Continue reading

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HE BELONGS TO THE AGES

He knew his time was drawing near. His little band of men and a handful of followers went back to Bethany to spend one more day with his friends.  It seemed appropriate.  He had spent many happy hours in their home.  When … Continue reading

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MY PASCHAL LAMB – MY SHEPHERD

23 The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.2     He makes me lie down in green pastures.He leads me beside still waters.3     He restores my soul.He leads me in paths of righteousness    for his name’s sake. 4 Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death,    I will fear no evil,for you are with me;    your rod … Continue reading

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WHO KNEW?

I was just a young girl when my life was laid out for me.  A husband had been chosen.  We would soon be married and I could plan on having a family some day.  We would work hard for what … Continue reading

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TAKE HIS HAND

His hands are open to the world.  He reaches out to heal.He touches and His will is done.  He knows just how we feel.He took on human flesh to be the perfect sacrifice – The pure and spotless Lamb of God … Continue reading

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Do you know?

Do you know how precious you are to me?Do you not feel my presence every second of every hour?Do you know that I want to take your problems, your worries, your fears and place them all on my own back?Can … Continue reading

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HE BORE THE PAIN FOR ME

When bruised and injured we do fall, before our Father’s throneAnd look upon the lamb once slain for all sins to atone,Our pain is nothing next to His, our wounds are all but naught.The blood He shed, His torturous death … Continue reading

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LIFE IN CHRIST – PEACE IN DEATH

The world is not the place for me.  I long to be in heaven. When thoughts like that invade my mind, I need to be forgiven. God didn’t make me to want death.  He chose me as His own. He … Continue reading

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WRINKLES

Each day seems to bring a new line into my face.  With all the junk going on in the world it’s enough to make one look like a prune.  I prefer to refer to my wrinkles as laugh lines, because … Continue reading

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FOREVER YOUNG

Childish memories drift through the valleys and crevices of my brain. Stored treasures from my youth come forth with such a loud refrain. I sometimes think no mountain is too tall and then I stumble and I fall. The bumps … Continue reading

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THAT AWKWARD AGE

Somewhere between the time we’re born and the time we die, there is the time known as “THE AWKWARD AGE.”  Some think it happens when we enter puberty, but I believe we experience it throughout our lives.  It has to do with the original … Continue reading

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PUT ON A HAPPY FACE

It seems to me that the world has forgotten how to smile lately. It might be because of all the ugliness we’re exposed to on a daily basis. It could be that hatred, inhumanity, fear, poverty, loss and all the … Continue reading

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GOD WILL WIN

Spineless cowards fill their minds with delusions of grandeur. They hide behind threats and words instilling fear. They conjure up the forces of evil to accomplish their deeds. They will not be silenced. Their voices grow stronger. Their numbers grow … Continue reading

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Happily Ever After

If every day held fairy tales and happily ever afters, Our lives would soon grow boring. We’d be hanging from the rafters. So God gives us all challenges through every single day To know that He’s beside us in each … Continue reading

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