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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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as I am

At this time of year we joke that children need to be nice or Santa will bring them coal for their stockings. We tell them that Santa is watching them and their presents will be in jeopardy if they misbehave. … Continue reading

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poison ivy part II

I was next to our fence a couple weeks ago, trying to re-connect a fence top to the post. There was a vine climbing up the post, most of the leaves were gone, I was cautious, but still found out … Continue reading

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roaming

Wandering lost doesn’t always look “lost” to others. When we were on the wrong side of grace (Romans 8:5-8) we did not think our actions were wrong, hurtful, or even dangerous. We were just having fun, living according to our own … Continue reading

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marvelous

In the dark seasons of struggling we need to find our focal point; something we can look toward, something we can hope for, work toward, and strive to reach. We need to know that we are not lost forever in … Continue reading

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Invitations into

As my sons become more “men” and less “boys”, I find myself studying the world they will inherit.  It is unsettling to say the least.  A desensitized spirit has washed over so many, covering them like a blanket of fog and … Continue reading

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Identity Theft

While teaching our high school small group on Sunday, my co-leader wanted to help the girls understand that Jesus took on our sins and therefore when we pray we can pray in His righteousness. My co-leader put sticky notes on … Continue reading

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Shine

My Bible study this week has been looking at the lamp in the Tabernacle.  It was made from 75 pounds of pure gold, hammered into a one whole stand that was beautifully decorated with almond buds, blossoms, and fruit (or … Continue reading

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