Tag Archives: patience

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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Patience is a virtue, Contentment is a choice

This crazy episode in all our lives as we practice social distancing and sheltering in place calls for oodles of patience. Unfortunately, patience, that blessed fruit of the Spirit, has fallen out of fashion. In this country we’ve come to … Continue reading

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Walking through the pain

Stepping out on my walk one morning this week, I noticed a twinge of pain in my ankle. Having reached the stage of life where random pains come and go with great frequency, I decided to try to walk it … Continue reading

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Relocating Is A Moving Experience

Thanks to the grace of God, I am now recovered from my recent illness and in the throes of packing, changing addresses and utilities, etc. as I prepare to move into a new home. After briefly sinking under the weight of … Continue reading

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Learning to Lean

Earlier this month I began to feel the sniffles coming on. I took a decongestant and drank some tea, but was surprised to wake the next morning feeling really ill. I continued applying the usual home remedies and tried to take … Continue reading

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Buttons or Bugs, Wait and See!

I have worn corrective lenses for fairly severe near-sightedness since I was in grade school, but I consider myopia a gift;  every morning the world is blurry and out of focus, allowing me to put off facing sharp-edged reality until … Continue reading

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