Category Archives: Encouragement

My Refuge, My Shield, and My Hope!

You are my hiding place and my shield; I hope in Your word. ~ Psalm 119:114, NKJV ~ Life got more difficult mid-December, and continues today, but God has been and “is a refuge and strength, A very present help in trouble,” as Psalm 46:1 … Continue reading

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Where the Shoes of Peace Take You

Stand, therefore, with… your feet sandaled with readiness for the gospel of peace. ~ Ephesians 6:15 ~ The Christmas cards needed to be mailed and I needed to buy chicken drumsticks. I called the supermarket where I buy them — they … Continue reading

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“It’s a BIG Pumpkin!”

But in your hearts revere Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect… ~ 1 Peter 3:15 … Continue reading

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The Call to Rest

Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest. ~ Matthew 11:28 (NASB) ~ Have you ever tried to rest, but as soon as your body starts to relax someone calls you to get up … Continue reading

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Who Has You Wrapped Around His Finger?

The god of this age has blinded the minds of unbelievers, so that they cannot see the light of the gospel that displays the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.  ~ 2 Corinthians 4:4 (NIV) ~ One of the greatest joys … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Encouragement (“A Little Bird Told Me”)

The eternal God is your refuge, And underneath are the everlasting arms. ~ Deuteronomy 33:27a ~ I was sitting at the table finishing lunch and looking out the window when I noticed a little yellow bird fly into the lower branches of a tree. It … Continue reading

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“The Little Dogs”

But He answered and said, “It is not good to take the children’s bread and throw it to the little dogs.” And she said, “Yes, Lord, yet even the little dogs eat the crumbs which fall from their masters’ table.” … Continue reading

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