Category Archives: Things Happen

Do You Want to Be Made Well?

He said to him, “Do you want to be made well?” The sick man answered Him, “Sir, I have no man to put me into the pool when the water is stirred up; but while I am coming, another steps down … 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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A Tortilla Speaks!

And let us not grow weary while doing good, for in due season we shall reap if we do not lose heart. ~ Galatians 6:9 ~ While I was making a lunch of crisp chicken quesadillas for my family, I was surprised when I … Continue reading

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Precarious or Abundant Life?

But He, because He continues forever, has an unchangeable priesthood. Therefore He is also able to save to the uttermost those who come to God through Him… ~ Hebrews 7:24-25 ~ On our way to my niece’s baby shower, we … Continue reading

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What Happens When God Shows Up

Then the LORD answered Job out of the whirlwind… ~ Job 38:1 ~ The Commentary section of my Community Bible Study on Job is titled, “What Happens When God Shows Up.” Job wanted God to appear to him, in person, … Continue reading

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Self-Denial

Then He said to them all, “If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow Me. ~ Luke 9:23 Self-denial. We all know what it means, yet it is the most difficult of … Continue reading

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Sons and Roses

Her children rise up and call her blessed. ~ Proverbs 31:28a ~ I was driving home from Trader Joe’s one afternoon when I saw the two boys, about ages 10 and 8 walking with a spring in their feet. My … Continue reading

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