freedom, healing, purpose

Fear, Oppression, and Sadness are Invitations for Healing

      My stomach was in knots.  I busied myself with morning chores awaiting the phone call. I just had a feeling that it was going to be painful. Though the sun shone outside, my spirit felt a storm coming. And it did. I answered the call, and after our niceties she gave me the “word from the Lord” …

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death, grief, healing, Lazarus, Mary of Bethany, peace, prayer, sorrow, Trust

When My Lazarus Died

I am Mary of Bethany today, Lost in a sea of wondering. My friend Jesus seems far away, He has not returned my calls for healing.   I thought surely he’d answer quickly. He loves Lazarus so. But the days go by without a word, And I’m wondering where he did go.   Perhaps he had some other business to …

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faith, healing, Jesus, suffering

Desperate Places

He was on His way to answer a father’s dire plea. She was desperate. Despite the crowded streets of Jerusalem that day, they both pushed through to complete their tasks. Jesus was on a very important mission. So was she. She had been bleeding as many years as the young girl Jesus was heading to visit. Strange coincidence? What else did they …

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demons, healing, mercy, worship


She was desperate. Google Images A Canaanite woman from that vicinity came to him, crying out, “Lord, Son of David, have mercy on me! My daughter is suffering terribly from demon-possession. Jesus did not answer her a word. So his disciples came to him and urged him,”Send her away, for she keeps crying out after us.” He answered, “I was …

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