Monthly Archives: March 2019

It’s April – Again!

When I checked my blog views a day or two ago, I saw that someone had “liked” a post called “It’s April.” I was confused; did a “like” for someone else’s post somehow find its way to my blog? Realizing … Continue reading

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Even the Small Things

Most of our world is living in a time of chaos, emotionally if not physically. Getting up in the morning can be overwhelming. Following through on our agenda for the day AND keeping a loving spirit while we take each … Continue reading

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Praying with Scripture: Acts 20: 22-24

The Spiritual Formation Bible comments that “the book of Acts contributes to one of the most interesting spiritual biographies in Christian history.” That biography is the story of Paul. In Acts 20, we pick up Paul’s journey at the end … Continue reading

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Becoming Michelle Obama

Many months ago, before the book was even published, I put a hold on  Michelle Obama’s autobiography, Becoming, at my public library. This week, it was finally my turn be immersed in one of the best autobiographies I have ever … Continue reading

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From My Reading

“Miracle. It is badly identified when it is thought to mean that which we don’t understand.  That’s the popular way the word is used, but it’s not the Christian way. . . Miracle, through the biblical tradition, is not what … Continue reading

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A Dream Deferred – The Gift of Granddaughters, by an anonymous blogger

We all have dreams – work we want to do, influence we’d like to have, places we’d love to see, children we’d love to raise, people we’d like to meet . . .  Sometimes these dreams come true; sometimes they don’t. … Continue reading

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Transformed Lives Transforming the World – “Every Step an Arrival”

“Holy habits deepen into fixed patterns of life. We experience a growing preponderance of right actions flowing from a right heart” (Richard Foster in Streams of Living Water).  This powerful quote from a major figure in the revival of the … Continue reading

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Ash Wednesday Devotional: Being with God

In her book Firstlight, Sue Monk Kidd relates this charming story: “One evening as I sat in the rocker working on a piece of needlepoint, I got one of those feelings of being watched.  Looking up, I saw my five-year-old … Continue reading

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