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A Baby Idea For Advent

December 2, 2016

Years ago, a friend from a small group Bible study showed me this verse: The phrase "take delight in you with gladness" haunted me. I wondered over and over how the Lord God takes delight in me with gladness. Recently, a face-to-face …( read more )

The Curve

July 13, 2015

Last winter, my daughter and I set out for one of our mother/daughter days. She wanted to get some pictures of some of the local waterfalls that were completely frozen over. We had a lovely morning; she got some great pictures; and we …( read more )

The Words That Saved A Life

April 29, 2014

I once heard Ron Mehl use as a sermon illustration a story told by Dawson Trotman, founder of The Navigators, about a single missionary who served the Lord in China for many years. In 1948, all missionaries were expelled from the country …( read more )

Precious – Costly – Beautiful

January 15, 2014

Perhaps you are familiar with this little song of praise and adoration to God: Lord, You are more precious than silver. Lord, You are more costly than gold. Lord, You are more beautiful than diamonds, And nothing I desire compares to You. …( read more )

Bad News, But…

February 25, 2012

If you were to find the photographs of kids and grandkids in my purse, you would also turn up an old postcard. Originally, it came inviting me to attend the ordination service of a student minister friend. The picture side … (read more)

Facing Fear

January 31, 2012

Fear has a way of taking root in our lives and then remaining there and rearing its ugly head at times and places in our life. Do you know people who, when they go into a coffee shop or restaurant, … (read more)

He Understands

November 27, 2010

I have recently found an old electric typewriter that our children learned to type on in our home school years ago. Because it is electric, one just has to touch the keys lightly and it types the letter. But if … (read more)

Sing To The Lord

January 28, 2007

I can remember someone asking me why Christians sing so often in their churches. It puzzled him that we spend so much time in worship using music and songs to convey our praise and prayers. "If you cut out the … (read more)

Everlasting Love

April 21, 2005

Recently, I took a trip with my daughter and her two little ones. They aren't used to travelling long distances, and so became very restless on the way there. They slept most of the way home. I was sitting beside … (read more)

Practicing The Presence Of God

November 14, 2002

My hobbies include a vegetable and flower garden. The more I work in the garden, the more I appreciate the wonder of budding, blossoming, and bringing forth fruit. The stewardship of caring for the garden has become an exercise in … (read more)

The Master's Garden

September 6, 2002

For the last two years, I've been the one to do the gardening. My husband had always done it in the past, but, because of work demands, he gave it over to me. Although I'm not nearly as good a … (read more)

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