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How to Crash a Family Picnic

My childhood friend is here with me for the weekend. We can do whatever we want except for one commitment. I need to take her to a family picnic where a mother and a daughter are celebrating a 140-year-old birthday. … Continue reading

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But, She Loved Jesus

I wasn’t prepared for the story I would hear when I called to “check up” on this Senior Adult friend. She lives in senior housing and usually attends our meetings, but I hadn’t seen her in a couple of weeks. … Continue reading

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A Receipt for a Prayer

I got an email this week telling me that a friend of mine and her ten year old daughter had chosen a personal scripture verse to use as a prayer for each of their family members and “others” who they … Continue reading

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It’s Not Because He Doesn’t Care

My cell phone made the sound that lets me know I have a message. As I listened I found myself hoping I was misunderstanding what I was hearing. But, as I listened again there was no denying that my friend was … Continue reading

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Finding Footprints of Faith

I talked to Jo from her hospital bed this morning. I called more because I needed my own faith strengthened than because I thought I had something of encouragement for her. Jo is 90 years old. She has been a … Continue reading

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