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Get up and walk…

 “The man went back and told the Jews that it was Jesus who had made him well.” John 5:15 (The Message Bible) In John 5, a sick man who had been disabled for 38 years, would lie by a pool … Continue reading

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Finding love …

“Hang my locket around your neck, wear my ring on your finger. Love is invincible facing danger and death. Passion laughs at the terrors of hell. The fire of love stops at nothing— it sweeps everything before it. Flood waters … Continue reading

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Random Acts of Kindness …

She [Ruth] said, “Oh sir, such grace, such kindness—I don’t deserve it. You’ve touched my heart, treated me like one of your own. And I don’t even belong here!” Ruth 2:16 This week has been set aside to observe National … Continue reading

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Making your wife happy …

“When a man takes a new wife, he is not to go out with the army or be given any business or work duties. He gets one year off simply to be at home making his wife happy.” Deuteronomy 24:5 … Continue reading

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Letting go. . .

“God loves good people, protects strangers, takes the side of orphans and widows, but makes short work of the wicked.” Psalm 146:9 This week I pasted a 4-sale sign on my husband’s 1999 Jeep Cherokee. It’s time to release it … Continue reading

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Life is unpredictable …

[Paul said] “That’s why I don’t think there’s any comparison between the present hard times and the coming good times. … Meanwhile, the joyful anticipation deepens.” Romans 8:19,21 “Life is too unpredictable for rigid expectations” is a quote from a … Continue reading

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You can’t do it alone …

“Samuel was angry when he heard this. He prayed his anger and disappointment all through the night.” 1 Samuel 15:11 At year 39 of our marriage, Glen and I experienced marital difficulties. There were a few times we went to … Continue reading

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Think Happy Thoughts!

“You’ll do best by filling your minds and meditating on things true, noble, reputable, authentic compelling, gracious—the best, not the worst; the beautiful, not the ugly…  Philippians 4:8 A while back I talked with a friend struggling with personal issues … Continue reading

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Till death do we part …

“The stone the masons threw out is now the cornerstone. This is God’s work; we rub our eyes, we can hardly believe it.” Matthew 21:42   Fifty years ago today I married Glen–“till death do we part.”  I was nineteen—a … Continue reading

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Turned Away from God — Daily Meditation Moment

April 26 [Peter said] “Turn and face God so he can wipe away your sins, pour out showers of blessing to refresh you…” Acts 3:17 (The Message Bible) When we screw up, we turn against God. For God to forgive … Continue reading

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