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rest and delivery

This is what the Sovereign Lord, the Holy One of Israel, says: “In repentance and rest is your salvation,     in quietness and trust is your strength,     but you would have none of it.  You said, ‘No, we will flee on … Continue reading

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Therefore

When I was in high school I had to study geometry.  I am a word-person, not a number person.  Geometry was an ordeal as I worked to grasp the concepts and theories being taught.  One thing that did stick with … Continue reading

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limitless

There is a battle inside me each day.  Will I go forward and climb out of the darkness or will I remain where I am in the muck and mire? It would seem that every time I am making strides … Continue reading

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good

Over the past few days I have woken up in the middle of the night, unable to sleep, tossing and turning, trying to find that “perfect position” to fall back asleep.  It hasn’t worked.  I find myself with my eyes … Continue reading

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continuing on…

My collection of books is growing in my bag.  At present, I am reading five different books, a chapter or two in each almost daily.  It has helped me get grounded again after so much activity during the summer. I … Continue reading

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old-fashioned

As our family adjusts to living in the country again, we find ourselves having to remember how we used to do things.  My husband and I have decided to not have wi-fi/internet for the first month or so and it … Continue reading

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where I am

One of my favorite books in the New Testament is Romans.  Paul writes to believers in simple terms, sharing his heart for fellow believers, the strong ones and the weak ones, the brave ones, and the timid ones. Paul wrote … Continue reading

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to-do lists

Run, run, run… there is still sun. Don’t stop, don’t wait, hurry, push, shove, move, grumble, complain.  “It’s not fair, it’s not going my way. Why can’t you do exactly what I want today?” So much complaining, not enough listening. … Continue reading

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fresh

Each day I wake up and listen to what my day will become.  I listen to the birds singing in the ornamental cherry tree outside our apartment or the wind blowing by my window.  I listen to the song my … Continue reading

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come

Have you ever noticed that there will always be someone around you who is in pain?  Sometimes the pain is inflicted by words, sometimes by actions, sometimes it’s self-inflicted.  We are all living in a fallen, broken, aching world and … Continue reading

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