Monthly Archives: January 2014

Grateful for Heritage

My Grandmother was baptized in this church in 1876. It is still standing wrapped by the mountains and waterfalls of Telemark, Norway. It was my privilege, to kneel at this alter and pray, “Fader var, du som er I himmelen! … Continue reading

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Dread No More

A common phrase that is used as an attempt to comfort someone is “waiting is the hardest place to be.” There are some who will actually say that bad news is easier to deal with than no news. Aging opens … Continue reading

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Near Sighted Faith through Aging Eyes

We are reminded in 2 Peter to not be near sighted. Peter is talking about qualities that will keep us from being ineffective and unproductive in our knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ. If your eye doctor diagnosis you as … Continue reading

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Following Jesus to the Finish Line

She always wheels halfway into the hallway so she can watch me walk away. When I get to the corner I turn and wave. There is one more hall before the elevator. The sadness settles in for me as reflect … Continue reading

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Treasures from Our Shelves

Many of us are in a season of life where we are looking at the things we have kept on our shelves and finding no reason to keep them. What we at one time valued seems to have lost significance. … Continue reading

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Do You Know Why You Are Here?

To acknowledge that aging is a diminishing experience is easy in the abstract. When it becomes personal it is more difficult. I am walking with a friend for whom an extended care facility has become her only choice. She is … Continue reading

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Standing on the Promises

One of my favorite Bibles is at least 40 years old. It is an Amplified version that I have been able to have rebound. I have decided to use it for my regular reading/studying in 2014. It will be fun … Continue reading

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