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Because This is the Only Thing We Know For Sure

I love you, Lord; you are my strength. The Lord is my rock, my fortress, and my savior; my God is my rock, in whom I find protection. He is my shield, the power that saves me, and my place of … Continue reading

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When the Unexpected Houseguest Shows Up

My son runs across the room, scoops up his book bag and shoes, while my husband stands waiting in the kitchen. He holds the big, black brief case in his hand, rolls his eyes and we grin tandem over our … Continue reading

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Tell Your Story, It Just Might Change Someone

As a pastor’s wife, I often defer to my husband to be the one with the voice when it comes to spiritual matters. After all, he is the one with the seminary degree, knowledge of the scriptures, the one asked … Continue reading

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Victory Shows Up in the Shadows

“Death is swallowed up in victory O death, where is your victory? O death, where is your sting?”   For sin is the sting that results in death, and the law gives sin its power.  How we thank God, who … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks When You Get Bad News

“I wish I were blind,” she says twirling around in the living room.  H and I look at each other dumfounded. Wondered why our first born, this wispy haired six year old, would say such a thing. So we asked … Continue reading

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When Inspiration Becomes an Idol

I pull grease stained paper plates from the table. Put the ketchup, mustard, and mayonnaise back in the spots where they live on the refrigerator door. Silence falls over the house after a whirlwind of dinner activity.  And when I … Continue reading

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