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Leaning into Jesus

The story of John, who calls himself the disciple that Jesus loved, is compelling. At one point in the biblical story he is reclining next to Jesus resting his head on Him. When asked by the other disciples to check … Continue reading

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The Fragrance of Thank You!

My friend called me this morning from her vacation spot one state away.We started out talking fervently about nothing, as friends do. But then she told me about her flight. This friend was seated next to a woman who was … 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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Strength through Whispered Weakness

My friend has been in a Surgical Intensive Care Unit for a week. Her health crisis came without warning. She was awakened at 2 AM with symptoms that prompted her family to call 911. The ER transferred her to Surgical … Continue reading

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You Will Never Lose Power Again

These were the parting words of the electrician when he finished the complex work of installing a generator that will automatically kick in when there is a storm or some other interruption of power to our house. He left us … Continue reading

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Love Wrapped in Power: a Christmas Prayer

Father in Heaven, We thank you that we can come to you as your children. Thank you that you welcome us and want to us to become familiar with your love and your power. As we prepare for Christmas, we … Continue reading

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