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WEATHERING THE STORMS

“Storms of every sort, torrents, earthquakes, cataclysms, ‘convulsions of nature,’ etc., however mysterious and lawless at first sight they may seem, are only harmonious notes in the song of creation, varied expressions of God’s love.”       John Muir Today, as we … Continue reading

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UNDESERVED MIRACLES

We;d just turned fifty.  My husband’s business was successful.  So much so, that our accountant advised us to sell our current house and buy a new one so we could deduct more interest on our taxes.  It was our dream house. … Continue reading

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WRESTLING WITH GOD

We can learn so much from the Old Testament stories taught in Sunday school. I always had trouble with the one about Jacob wrestling with God. It seemed hard to understand why anyone would want to fight with God when … Continue reading

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ONE OF THOSE DAYS

Ever have “one of those days?”  I happen to be having one now and it’s not even 9 AM.  I went to brush my teeth this morning and one of the lights in the bathroom was burned out.  I reached to … Continue reading

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GOD USES THE ORDINARY

There are times when we feel attacked from all sides. Trouble continues to plague us or the world we live in. When we can’t possibly handle another test, another one comes along to add to the mix. There are so many examples … Continue reading

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CONSIDER THE ANT

My husband will tell you, I get way too involved in my garden. I spend hours on just one bed and by the time I’m done, I feel pretty good about it.  Being in the garden is my chance to clear … Continue reading

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Just be Quiet!

This has been whirlwind of a week. A couple of things I had planned on doing were accomplished, but I was also faced with some things I had absolutely no control over. It got me thinking that no matter how … Continue reading

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If I’ve Told You Once, I’ve Told You A Thousand Times …

As a parent, I recall saying, “This is the last time I’m going to tell you,” over and over again.  Those threats don’t hold much water after a while.  Children soon realize how long a rule will hold true and quickly … Continue reading

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JESUS LOVES ME!

On the outside, most of us look pretty normal, but once we get to know each other, the flaws jump out at us like a frog sitting on a hot frying pan.   We can make ourselves look good by taking … Continue reading

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Heroes of Faith

There are times when we feel attacked from all sides. Trouble continues to plague us or the world we live in. When we can’t possibly handle another test, another one comes along to add to the mix. There are so many examples … Continue reading

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