Tag Archives: Jesus

Air

Lately I have been in training. Not for a race to run or other kind of athletic event, I have been training myself how to breathe again. It sounds silly to say, since breathing is not a conscious activity, but … Continue reading

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All I want…

The days get closer and closer to Easter and my heart calls for a re-awaking to the story of Jesus’ willing sacrifice on Good Friday. I don’t want to have the calendar days flip by and reach Saturday unaware of … Continue reading

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desperately in need

  My family went to a livestock auction this weekend where sheep and goats were being sold to farmers. As I saw the size of the sheep I thought of young David watching his flock. The size of the sheep … Continue reading

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Coming home

Today I went to my “home” church for services. It was a precious time to reconnect with sweet friends and visit with former students. As I walked in the doors, my heart seemed to exhale and the deep breaths that … Continue reading

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unknown

The unknown carries with it a sense of wonder, dread, fear, and excitement. The contents of a gift box can bring with it anticipation for the receiver. Waiting for the results of medical testing however, can bring worry and anxiety. As believers … Continue reading

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rise

I have been in counseling for a year now. I have learned how to be honest about the brokenness in my past. I have celebrated the healing I have experienced through Christ. I have been able to make plans for … Continue reading

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mercy first

I spoke with a woman recently, who was angry and frustrated about her situation. At first, I laid out the boundaries of what could and could not be done to assist her. She shot down every option I offered and … Continue reading

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the day after

We’re in the days after Christmas. People have returned to work, the shine of the lights has dimmed, the clutter of torn paper has been collected into the trash cans, the special dishes have been put away. Tablecloths have been soaked to … Continue reading

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craving more

I have a sweet tooth. Make that teeth. If I have to choose between something savory or sweet, I will choose the sweet. My husband knows this and from time to time will buy chocolate for me. In the beginning, … Continue reading

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stop the presses!

One of my son’s favorite things to drink in the fall is apple cider. He likes to make it warm on the stove top, soaking cinnamon sticks in the sweet liquid.   To make apple cider the apples are place … Continue reading

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