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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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How does God Spell “Healing”?

Today I visited a man who has what doctors call a terminal case of cancer. A white Mercedes-Benz is parked at the entrance of the driveway. He told me he was selling it to pay for his funeral expenses. A … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Father’s Day

My Dad has been in heaven for nearly 20 years. Today I wish I could have 5 minutes with him. We wouldn’t need to talk. We could just look at each other and know what the other was thinking. This … Continue reading

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God’s Interesting Intimacy

I have long been aware that God speaks to me in a myriad of ways. I love them all, but am especially intrigued by the times when He answers my heart cry with a melody. Usually, it is a song … Continue reading

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Paid for, but Not Activated

On a recent visit to my Apple store, I remembered how much fun it was to take advantage of the One to One package of computer lessons offered with the purchase of a new computer. I am often surprised, these … Continue reading

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Weakened by Joy

I found myself so overcome with joy this week that I was too weak to pray. My thoughts went to the teaching in Romans where we learn that the Holy Spirit helps us. It says that the Spirit intercedes for … Continue reading

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The Altar is too Crowded

I confided to a friend that I am harboring a feeling of resentment toward someone. This friend responded with firm kindness, “You need to lay that on the altar”. I thought about this, struggling with the tension of knowing she … Continue reading

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