Category Archives: Family

The Legacy of Prayer: A Short Story

One generation shall praise Your works to another, And shall declare Your mighty acts. ~ Psalm 145:4, NKJV ~ A long time ago, a little boy and his daddy went to the family pier to fish. It was their time … Continue reading

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“Thanks for the Sandwich!”

All of you together are Christ’s body, and each of you is a part of it. ~ 1 Corinthians 12:27, NLT ~ My friend told me a story about his grandmother. It went something like this: “When my grandmother was … Continue reading

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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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Love Has A Name: “Dad”

Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you. ~ Ephesians 4:32 ~ This month marks the 30th anniversary of the beginning of a search that changed my life. In December 1987 … Continue reading

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Jesus Makes Us Perfect

For by one sacrifice he has made perfect forever those who are being made holy. ~ Hebrews 10:14 ~ Dear friends, We walk in the newness of life because of what Jesus Christ did for us in reconciling us to His … Continue reading

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Finding Comfort in Grief

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort those who are in any trouble, with the … Continue reading

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A Salute to My Brother, Luis

A friend loves at all times, And a brother is born for adversity. ~ Proverbs 17:17 ~ My brother Luis was in the army in the mid to late 60s, during the Vietnam War. He was, I believe, stationed somewhere in New … Continue reading

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