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The Gift of Comings and Goings

“It is often in our absence that the Spirit of God manifests itself. . . . .  It was only in Jesus’ absence that his friends discovered the full meaning of his presence.  . . . When we claim for … Continue reading

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An Unlikely Friendship

Gregg was a precocious thinker, a born leader, a mature writer, and an “old soul.”  He was in the seventh grade during my first year of teaching. I tried to match his thought processes; he worked on perfecting sentences. We worked together … Continue reading

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My Once in a Lifetime Life – My Friendship with Bela, by Guest Blogger, Joy Zomer

“My Once-in-a-Lifetime Life” is a series of occasional blogs written by Joy Zomer who spent several years in Europe as a Christian missionary. Now a single mom of three children, Joy is the director of a high school alternative education program. She … Continue reading

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My Once in a Lifetime Life – The Lesson of Zia Annetta, Guest Blog by Joy Zomer

“My Once in a Lifetime Life” is a series of occasional blogs written by Joy Zomer, who spent several years in Europe as a Christian missionary. Now a single mom of three children, Joy is the director of a high school … Continue reading

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A Garden that Love Created

Recently I was surprised by a call from a friend saying he was on his way to trim a huge bush by our front door. As he pruned away, we discussed removing the bush in the spring and planting something smaller. … Continue reading

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