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Know Your Source

It may be hard work to do the necessary research to find out the speaker’s track record for impartial truth, but if we are to be wise it may be necessary. Continue reading

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Love is patient…are you?

Patience is hard, whether one is awaiting a future blessing or enduring a present trial. Being reminded that to God “a thousand years in Your sight are like yesterday when it is past,” (Psalm 90:4) doesn’t help much. In fact, I sometimes resent that He exists outside the limits of time and space to which He in His infinite wisdom subjects His creation. Continue reading

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“I just don’t know what to believe, anymore!”

When battered by storms of confusion, cling to His promises, knowing that upsetting events, dramatic headlines, and extreme rhetoric cannot shake the firm belief that Jesus Christ is the Way, the Truth, and the Life. Continue reading

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Fear not

 “So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God.  I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.” ~ Isaiah 41:10 We’ve faced incredible challenges … Continue reading

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Who do you trust?

Constantly bombarded with shocking revelations and accusations, misinformation and half-truths, targeted by scammers and schemers, it is hard to know who we can trust. When even the people considered to be paragons of virtue can be revealed to have committed … Continue reading

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Blessed Assurance

Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see. Hebrews 11:1 Anyone in the Baby Boomer generation is familiar with Mad magazine’s goofy, gap-toothed kid and his tag line, “What, me worry?” While, he … 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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Lay Your Burden Down

I am moving into a new home in a few days and have been sorting and thinning out possessions for a couple of weeks, resulting in a huge pile of donations. In our area the United Cerebral Palsy Association sends a … Continue reading

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Got Change?

I love change…I really do. Not just the coins in my wallet, either. I like to rearrange furniture, reorganize my workspace and find different routes to my regular destinations. To me, new responsibilities are an adventure. Changing circumstances hold limitless … Continue reading

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Don’t Believe Everything You Read in the Papers, Either

We are constantly warned about all the misinformation to be found on the Internet, leading many of us to believe what we read in the newspapers is more reliable. This morning I read something that reminded me whether we hear … Continue reading

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