Monthly Archives: December 2012

Family Members Not Yet Met

There is something comforting in reading stories and songs written by people of faith from past generations. There is a knowing that warms the heart when a telling of the faith journey is recognized as that which was experienced then … Continue reading

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Prison, Freedom and Christmas

I was seated in a pew waiting for the worship service to begin when I saw them walk into the sanctuary. They were a family of three made up of the father and his young adult son and daughter. I … Continue reading

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Remembering My First Pair of Skis

They were a Christmas present. Dad had ripped two boards about four feet long and four inches wide. The board was crafted into a gradual point on one end. The point itself was about a one-inch square. All of this … Continue reading

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A Glimpse into “No More Tears”

A Glimpse Into “No More Tears”   We know very little about what the land of “no more tears” will be like. We cling to the hope of living and reigning with Jesus. We know He has promised to wipe … Continue reading

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Take My Hand…

I was walking through the lobby of our church at the time when our preschool children use this place as a kind of playground. I heard the patter of many little feet before I saw them running at full speed … Continue reading

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Driven by Gratitude

I was walking out of the chapel recently having just led a Memorial Service for one of our seniors when I met her. She seemed to be searching for something or someone so I asked if I could help. She … Continue reading

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A Story of Heartbreak Overshadowing Reason

    We were the only ones in the boutique.   My friend, who loves to create a wardrobe for me that is far beyond what I would choose for myself was on a roll. I know from experience that … Continue reading

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