Category Archives: Friends

“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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Children Are a Gift!

Children are a gift from the LORD; they are a reward from him. ~ Psalm 127:3 ~ I have a confession to make:  I did not truly enjoy children until I was in my 40’s. Now that I am in … Continue reading

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A Tangled Mess

Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles, and let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us. ~ Hebrews … Continue reading

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When God Relocates Us

 Thus says the LORD. . . “Do not remember the former things, Nor consider the things of old. Behold, I will do a new thing, Now it shall spring forth; Shall you not know it? I will even make a … Continue reading

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His Will — My Will

In the same way, you wives must accept the authority of your husbands. . .This is how the holy women of old made themselves beautiful. They trusted God and accepted the authority of their husbands. For instance, Sarah obeyed her husband, … Continue reading

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Jesus is Standing

Weeping may endure for a night, But joy comes in the morning. ~ Psalm 30:5b ~ Several years ago I had a conversation with a dear friend that devastated me. She said things in an attitude that rent my heart; … Continue reading

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Go Out With Joy

For ye shall go out with joy, and be led forth with peace: the mountains and the hills shall break forth before you into singing, and all the trees of the field shall clap their hands.” ~ Isaiah 55:12 ~ … Continue reading

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