Tag Archives: God’s love

My Garden in the Sky

One of my projected sorrows when moving last summer from a manufactured home with a lovely yard  to an apartment complex was the loss of my flower gardens. However, that unnecessary anxiety was erased this summer by the beautiful, luxuriant potted plants … Continue reading

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Feeling Special

This blog now contains nearly 600 posts.  The following post is from July 7, 2014.  I am sharing it again because its message on the old sin of “vainglory” is much-needed in today’s political atmosphere. A few months ago, my … Continue reading

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Going Deeper with God – Too Far Gone? (Luke 15: 22-24)

In his book Eat this Book, Eugene Peterson teaches us to chew on a passage of scripture, digest it, and then put it to use in practical ways. Our Christian fathers and mothers called this process Lectio Divina. In this … Continue reading

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Only God can Mend a Heart

Today I wounded someone I love.  The arrow, straight and sharp, flew precisely and with surprising velocity directly to his heart, carrying the words to the heart-spot most vulnerable to pain.  In horror I heard his heart crack, leaving an … Continue reading

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