Tag Archives: 2 Corinthians 5:17

the King’s clothes

As a child I saw the play, “The Emperor’s New Clothes” by Hans Christian Andersen. At the moment the emperor paraded his new clothes through town the children in the audience cried out, “He has no clothes on!” Just like … Continue reading

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bald tires

A friend of mine is a skeptic. His common response is, “Yeah, right, ok,” when a situation might turn around.  When news comes his comment is often, “That doesn’t surprise me.” How can a person live in this world and … Continue reading

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Self surgery

My husband and I have taken our oldest to college for freshmen orientation. It is a weird experience to be without our other son, who is working at a camp this summer, away from all of us for the first … Continue reading

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Jezebels

Have you ever met someone and thought, “If only they could use their energy and passion for something good!” It can be discouraging to watch someone consistently push and push for their perspective to become the norm, when in reality, … Continue reading

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joyful patient faith

As a young child I often heard this verse, Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer (Romans 12:12). I couldn’t imagine to do these things with the kind of “master level” I thought was required of me. It … Continue reading

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In Christ alone

Sunday has come brothers and sisters, Sunday has come! Hallelujah, Sunday has come. I want to shout it from the mountains, my Jesus has been raised from the dead. Where there was once sorrow, death, and darkness– now there is … Continue reading

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Perfecting flawless

God loves to send us a reminder that He loves us and we matter to Him.  These reminders can be wise words from a friend, a message at church, or a song on the radio.  Yesterday I heard a wonderful … Continue reading

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bags, boxes, baskets, and jars

I have a thing for containers. I love looking at each item that holds something precious to me whether it is books, needlework, or seashells collected long ago.  Each item holds a part of who I am inside. As believers … Continue reading

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the game reel

My dad spent much of my early life being a high school football coach.  I spent many Friday nights cheering for the team, playing with the other coach’s children and learning the cheers for victory from the sidelines. One of … Continue reading

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clean

I can hardly believe the year is over and yet, I can hardly wait for the new year to begin.  There is something to be said about being new. New crayons, still intact, blunt ends waiting for coloring sheets and … Continue reading

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