Category Archives: Family

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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He Shows Himself Strong!

For the eyes of the Lord run to and fro throughout the whole earth, to show Himself strong on behalf of those whose heart is loyal to Him. ~ 2 Chronicles 16:9a ~ I got up later than usual on … Continue reading

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I Can’t Fix You

“Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your brother’s eye and fail to notice the plank in your own? How can you say to your brother, ‘Let me take the speck out of your eye’ when you cannot … Continue reading

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Heart Cry

The righteous cry out, and the Lord hears, And delivers them out of all their troubles. The Lord is near to those who have a broken heart, And saves such as have a contrite spirit. ~ Psalm 34:17-18 ~ My last post spoke about boldly entering … Continue reading

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Trust—An All-or-Nothing Choice

Trust in the Lord with all your heart, And lean not on your own understanding; In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He shall direct your paths. ~ Proverbs 3:5-6 ~ Trust, like an action potential, is an all-or-nothing event. Today, I was … Continue reading

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For A Future and A Hope, Thank You, Lord

For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope. ~ Jeremiah 29:11 ~ Thanksgiving and Christmas have different meanings for each one of … Continue reading

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Greater Love

Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one’s life for his friends. ~ John 15:13 ~   Today is Veterans Day in our nation; many have given their lives for love — of God and country. … Continue reading

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