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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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Finding Jesus in “A Place like This”.

The conception of these thoughts rest in a question that has burned indelibly into my heart. My friend was slowly regaining consciousness as she was recovering from a life threatening brain bleed. She was able to raise two fingers on … 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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I Didn’t call for any Reason

My phone rang. As I picked it up I recognized the caller as my nephew. The physical distance between us prohibits meeting for coffee. I said “hello” and he responded with “hello”. This was followed by silence. I asked how … Continue reading

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That is What I Do

    I recently emailed a request to someone I was just getting to know and risked asking her to guide me in the steps I need to take for a project that has been a dream of mine.   … Continue reading

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Have an Answer Ready

I was given these five questions, under the title “You Have an Enemy” and asked to respond in a written interview. The quote by Neil Anderson was included in the request. These are my answers. I welcome your thoughts and … Continue reading

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