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Keeping My Promise

Last night a friend asked me why I don’t write anymore. I didn’t have an answer, at least one that I wanted to confess. She said she missed reading my posts. I promised her I would write today. I asked … Continue reading

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Read Your Own Stuff

This afternoon my heart was troubled by a phone call from a friend who said she was in a “Spiritual Crisis”. The tone of her voice and the words she used evidenced deep distress. I didn’t find much success in … Continue reading

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A Tribute to Mother-Part 5

This is part 5 of a 6 part series entitled, “A Tribute to Mother.” E is for Encouragement I was marching in the parade. Wearing Iola High School’s heavy gray wool uniform, white buck shoes and carrying a big tenor … Continue reading

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He’s Got You!

by Alyce Roeder Experiencing a season of change and the unexpected… these words continue to ring in my spirit….words from my King… “I’ve got this..” He says this when I look at Him with that look of uncertainty… that look … Continue reading

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Do Not Forget

As we age forgetting becomes a dreaded experience. Does it mean the arrival of an intrusive and intractable enemy that will eventually wipe all memory and leave me a stranger to myself and others? We know there is pathology that … Continue reading

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Feeding Faith and Starving Fear

As I searched for something that would give me some fresh content for Lenten devotions, I ran across a web site based on the Book of Common Prayer (St David’s Church). It had an introduction calling for readers to use … Continue reading

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