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Let the Mystery Live

There is something unexplainable about a relationship with God through Jesus Christ. As a young child I would exhaust my mother with questions. She would gently say, “Honey, it is better not to ask those questions”. I didn’t appreciate her … Continue reading

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Crushing Disappointment

The inside story of how one person expressed thanksgiving with faith through aging eyes. In planning for this holiday, this friend decided to reject the anticipated disappointment that has been the trend on Holidays and trust that this one will … Continue reading

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Read the End of the Book

I am preparing for a Memorial Service I did not expect to attend. The person who is being remembered is younger than I am. If I let my natural mind calculate, then she died too early. I also need to … Continue reading

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Becoming a Catalyst for Questions

Faith through aging eyes gives us the vantage point of seeing things through the lens of experience. We want to give advice that will prevent an unwelcome outcome to a chosen path. Well-meaning as we are, we usually find unsolicited … Continue reading

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Leave Your Dignity at Home

There is no way to be a hospital patient and experience a sense of dignity. As a nurse, I can talk about body parts and bodily functions much as a teacher would talk about homework and glue. It becomes part … Continue reading

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A Good Name

A Good Name I have been asked to speak to a Senior Adult Fellowship on the topic “A Good Name.” It is never easy for me to prepare a talk when the subject is chosen for me. The idea of … Continue reading

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Scared?

by Shirlee Vandegrift The word ‘scared’ should not have a place in the mind or mouth of a believer, should it?  Nor should the words “why,” “why me,” “why them” or any other words that indicate unbelief. I have been … Continue reading

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