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Too Much Red Ink

It’s not hard to remember the sinking feeling that came with getting an assignment back from a teacher and finding it all marked up with red ink. It’s not a very long journey from, “I got a failing grade” to … Continue reading

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A Little Boat in Constant Readiness

“…a vast multitude, hearing all the many things that He was doing, came to Him. And He told His disciples to have a little boat in [constant] readiness for Him because of the crowd, lest they press hard upon Him … Continue reading

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When “Thankful” Is a Choice

I am awakened this morning by the strong purr and gentle paw of my cat, Takker. I am reminded that he was given to me as a gift ten years ago today. He has been and is a source of … Continue reading

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Do I Want to See Jesus?

Some Greeks came up to Philip in John 12 and said they wanted to see Jesus. Philip told Andrew and together they told Jesus. Jesus answered by talking about how if a seed does not die it does not yield … Continue reading

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We Need to Live More at Home

“We need to live more at home” is a phrase-borrowed from Amy Carmichael’s devotional book, Edges of His Ways, dated November 9. She talks about God being our home and begins a poem with “Home of our hearts…” I wonder … Continue reading

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Putting Grandma in the Grave

Originally posted on June 24, 2011 (A graveside service for children) There is no way to make what we are going to do here now easy.  As we actually put the body that your Grandmother used to live in into … Continue reading

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Well, It Happened Again

by Shirlee Vandegrift Today (April 4) a dear man died and went to Heaven. We all knew it was going to happen sooner or later. In fact we knew it was likely to be sooner. Such a hard last year … Continue reading

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