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November 3, 2014

Seeing the future

Do you ever wish you could tell the future? There’s a certain allure about the idea of an ability to see what’s coming. But peaking into […]
October 28, 2014

Loving Others Well by Loving Ourselves Well

Matthew 22:37-40 “And he said to him, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all […]
October 24, 2014

How Thirsty Are You?

Can you remember a time when you were thirsty? I mean REALLY thirsty, with a desperate cotton-mouthed dryness where feelings of survival surfaced? Let me tell […]
October 6, 2014

Where does my weakness fit in?

In discussions of the interconnected nature of the body of Christ, the emphasis is often on gifts. We are exhorted that no gift is insignificant in […]
September 30, 2014

This Party’s Over!

In case I haven’t already told you, I have a 4-year-old granddaughter named Sophie.  She is such a joy to me.  When she comes over I […]
September 23, 2014

Step by Step

My husband and I had arrived in Colorado a few days earlier. Eager for exercise, we drove to a campsite near Silverton and set up our […]
September 5, 2014

Powerless ghosts

O Lord, our God, other masters besides You have ruled over us, but we will acknowledge and mention Your name only. They [the former tyrant masters] are […]
August 19, 2014

This Thing That I Do

Isaiah 20:10 (NLT)  “In that day the remnant of Israel, the survivors of Jacob, will no longer depend on allies who seek to destroy them but will faithfully trust the Lord, the Holy […]
August 6, 2014

A Way to Start the Day

Today I went to the home of a dear friend. As I walked up to the house she met me at the door, smiled warmly and […]