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THE ROAD TO BETHLEHEM

Bethlehem wasn’t a big town, but it was bursting at the seams when people entered from all over the country to be counted for the census. Imagine a little farm community with a small town for people to gather and … Continue reading

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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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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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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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