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Wrestling with God: Don’t Let GO!

“So Jacob was left alone, and a man wrestled with him until daybreak. When the man saw that he could not overpower him, he touched the socket of Jacob’s hip so that his hip was wrenched as he wrestled with the man. Then the man said, “Let me go, for it is daybreak.” But Jacob… Read More Wrestling with God: Don’t Let GO!

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Christmas in July:The present of His Presence

Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him and He will make your paths straight. (Proverbs 3:5,6)   My ears were burning. I got up from my knees after praying to hear His voice, and my ears were burning! I was so excited!… Read More Christmas in July:The present of His Presence

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A Penny for Your Thoughts on the Storms of Life: Be Encouraged

I stepped outside this morning into a cool, peaceful, non-humid day. It was almost as if I had travelled to a different place and time, yet there I was standing on my deck which 24 hours before was filled with thick, oppressive, summer air. I didn’t complain yesterday. I kind of like that heat–any heat. Summer is one… Read More A Penny for Your Thoughts on the Storms of Life: Be Encouraged

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God is Good…Do you need to know this today?

  Led by a tug on my spirit, I write. Maybe one person needs this:   She was funny and spunky, an elementary teacher for over twenty years.  At age fifty she still had a lot to give to her new grandbaby, her fourth graders, and her community.  But cancer had struck a second time,… Read More God is Good…Do you need to know this today?

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A Statement of Faith Facing Cancer

Shortly after starting this blog my only sibling, my big sister, fought a 2nd battle with cancer. This was a “statement of faith” I posted when we first learned that the demon had come back. Christy fought bravely, yet she “got” to take a short-cut home. I will see her again, but until then I hold on to the goodness… Read More A Statement of Faith Facing Cancer