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Oh! Glorious Sonrise

April 8, 2012

There is something glorious about a sunrise. Like everything else in this world, God made it for our pleasure. I cannot begin to describe the breathtaking beauty of the colours and patterns some mornings as they dance and radiate across … (read more)

There Are No Words

April 6, 2012

For centuries, people have written about the cross, attempting to find words to describe the physical experience and the spiritual significance of the occasion. There are no words! Nevertheless, the determined, inferior mind of the human being continues to try … (read more)

I Walked Today Where Jesus Walked

April 4, 2012

In my mind and heart, I walked today where Jesus walked. He was moving up the crowded Via Dolorosa, the traditional route to Golgotha, with a heavy cross upon His back. He heard voices exclaim as He passed by, "What … (read more)

One Wrong Digit

March 14, 2012

A friend of mine who is a worship leader was given the name and phone number of a prospect for his praise band. He called the person and immediately began telling the man of the need at church for a … (read more)

A Wave And A Smile

January 19, 2012

When I was a little girl, we headed to the Smokey Mountains in October to enjoy the beauty of the trees in their fall dresses. I quickly discovered how much fun it was to wave at the people who sat … (read more)

Music Of Christmas

December 13, 2011

A ceramic nativity set became a part of our family Christmas the year we moved into our new home, when I was four years old. Mama would tell folks that my favourite place to reside during the Christmas season was … (read more)

Focus On God

November 23, 2011

As there were for the apostle Paul, there are still so many pressing and perplexing troubles. We see our personal problems, family problems, church problems, community problems, regional problems, national problems, world problems. How can we handle it all? We … (read more)

Heart Pain

November 8, 2011

We don't like to think about unpleasant things — like pain. We want to be positive in our thoughts; however, pain is real and must be dealt with. How often do we experience pain? Many of us live with it … (read more)

Beautiful

October 23, 2011

I have a sweet friend who always makes negative, unkind comments about herself. I look at her, smile, and respond, "Don't say bad things about my friend!" How many times do you hear someone making negative, disparaging comments about the … (read more)

Heaven's Leftovers

October 9, 2011

I have a clear picture of a host of Christians who have gone before us sitting around the banquet table with Jesus in heaven. The fellowship and meal are a greater experience than our limited words can express. The bounty … (read more)

The Call To Pray

July 22, 2011

At the age of 98, mama was truly a prayer warrior. In the summer of 2008, I found myself for the third year sleeping on a cot next to my mama's bed and serving 24/7 as her caregiver. During this … (read more)

Nuisance Versus Importance

July 7, 2011

My normal calm, easygoing manner changed in the blink of an eye and the snap of a finger into that of a raging, stomping warrior! The clarion call went forth, and they all converged on my territory. They are no … (read more)

Waking Up With Jesus

June 19, 2011

In the hush before dawn, birds begin singing as the dew rises from the ground. Subtle rays of light peek through the varied greens of the trees, revealing bright colours springing forth in every direction on flowers and plants as … (read more)

Look Up!

May 24, 2011

When we tell someone to look up, we are encouraging them to have a positive attitude, boosting their morale, and reminding them not to give up when the going gets rough. We look up to read the road signs to … (read more)

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