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What Movie is Jesus Watching?

  A note from a missionary friend has stirred my heart.  This is a true story of a return flight from the US to the field where my friend serves. “A woman from the country to which I was returning … Continue reading

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Running to Jesus

I’ve met a friend that is so “radiant” with the Presence of God that I’ve asked her to take me with her into a deeper relationship with Him. Her answer was, “I don’t know very much. All I know is … Continue reading

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Too Much to Do?

In one of our church wide devotions this week http://www.elmbrook.org/called we are reminded, “Noah did everything just as God commanded him.” As I reflect on the size of the boat and the number of animals he needed to provide for, … Continue reading

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Lay Your Head on Jesus’ Lap

For many years I have looked forward to my friend’s mother coming to visit from India. It has been her rhythm to visit her family here in the States for a few months each summer. This mother has led a … Continue reading

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Do I Rest or Risk?

I am wanting my body to be strong. I want the physical ability to do the things my heart longs to do. I don’t want to hurt myself every time I lift something. I don’t want to fall and break … 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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Deciding Where to Rest

For some reason there was about a square foot of sunshine on our living room carpet today. The rest of the floor was shaded.  When I walked into the room, my cat had found the one sunny spot and was … Continue reading

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