Category Archives: Spirituality

Merry Christmas!

The Christian church has two supreme holy days set apart for us to recognize God’s sacrificial gift when He stepped into the confines of our human experience and took on the sins of us all by dying an excruciating death for our salvation; two days dedicated to giving thanks for His great mercy and His amazing grace. Continue reading

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Let us gather together

Welcome to Mrs. Thistlethwaite’s cozy cottage. This evening Tillie is hosting a home Bible study for a group of ladies from her church. You can curl up beside Edgar, Tillie’s pet tortoise, on the cushioned window seat and listen in. Continue reading

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“Che sera sera” Christians

God is in control, so why should we get involved, right? Continue reading

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Who do you trust?

With widespread distrust of the modern media and of many political figures, who can we trust in these turbulent times? Continue reading

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There is always a choice

Let’s choose to find the joy in this season. Joy and gratitude for God’s great gift of love that does not depend upon traditions or circumstances. Continue reading

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Thanksgiving in the year 2020

God is all-powerful. That should go without saying as an absolute requirement to be God. This means that everything we encounter in this life, good and bad, has been allowed by Him. He could have stopped the difficult and the painful, but He chose not to. Not because He doesn’t love us, but because He does. Continue reading

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Cheaters never prosper? Really?

It was frustrating as children to be told we would have to wait to see the bad guys “get theirs,” and it is still one of the Lord’s hardest lessons to learn, and one more of His promises which call for His people to trust, keep doing good, and be patient. Continue reading

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Choices and consequences

While we may recognize our responsibility to accept the consequences of our own choices, but what about when the choices of others impact us? What about when we don’t like those choices? What is our responsibility then? Continue reading

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Be still and know

No matter what upheavals and trials come to pass, we must calmly, faithfully cling to His promise. Though times seem bleak, He is in control, now and always. Continue reading

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Halloween in the time of Covid-19

If you pretend to be better than you are simply to fool and manipulate others for your own gain, it is like slipping into a Halloween costume; you remain unchanged beneath your mask. Continue reading

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