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About lindagillis

I am a retired church office servant, a writer, speaker for conferences, events, and retreats, and advocate for those who work in the church office. I began writing seriously after winning the 2006 Guideposts Writer's Workshop and being published in "Guideposts" and "Angels on Earth" magazines. I have self-published two book, "The Donut Theory--Meditation and Inspiration for the Church Office" and "Humble Beginnings--Daily Meditation Moments". My other passion is family and traveling to visit family and friends.

Imagine …

“God can do anything, you know—far more than you could ever imagine or guess or request in your wildest dreams!” Ephesians 3:20-21 One of my favorite songs is “Imagine”–the best-selling single song in the career of John Lennon. According to … Continue reading

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From where do you lead?

“On your way! But be careful—this is hazardous work. You’re like lambs in a wolf pack.” Luke 10:3 Jesus sent seventy disciples paired in two’s to places which he designated for them to “make way” for his eventual visit. He … Continue reading

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I’m willing, but …

Jesus said, “No procrastination. No backward looks. You can’t put God’s kingdom off till tomorrow. Seize the day.” Luke 9:62 It’s easy for me as a daily writer to procrastinate: “I’ll write later today” or the times I ask myself … Continue reading

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Another pity party?

“God, God, save me! I’m in over my head, quicksand under me, and swamp water over me; I’m going down for the third time.” Psalm 69:1-2 In Psalm 69 David was having a giant-size pity party, “Everybody hates me, nobody … Continue reading

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How times change …

“These are the instructions for a woman who gives birth to either a boy or a girl.”Leviticus 12:7 God gave Moses instructions how to treat a woman after having a baby. The new mom is considered unclean for seven days (same … Continue reading

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A spare tire …

Today’s post is from “The Donut Theory” — just in time for summer travel … Blowouts! “Be kind to me, God, I’ve been kicked around long enough.” Psalm 9:13 When I was a kid on the farm, my family took … Continue reading

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A glow for all …

“When Moses came down from Mount Sinai carrying the two Tablets of The Testimony, he didn’t know that the skin of his face glowed because he had been speaking with GOD. Aaron and all the Israelites saw Moses, saw his … Continue reading

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Quick to anger?

GOD said to Moses, “I look at this people—oh! What a stubborn, hard-headed people! Let me alone now, give my anger free reign to burst into flames and incinerate them….” Exodus 32:9-10 If there had been a blood pressure pump … Continue reading

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Light at the end of the tunnel …

“Oh, how sweet the light of day, And how wonderful to live in the sunshine! Even if you live a long time, don’t take a single day for granted. Take delight in each light-filled hour, Remembering that there will also … Continue reading

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Does anything last forever?

God told Moses, “Let them construct a Sanctuary for me so that I can live among them.” Exodus 25:19 Today, I went to a huge, lovely mall, no doubt built with a lot of expectations for successful commerce. The hallways, … Continue reading

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