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Five Minute Friday — Pause

What a strange week. But I am managing to publish a Five Minute Friday post. It’s a little longer than normal, thanks to more time. I’ll link at Kate’s place on Facebook at  http://www.fiveminutefriday.com and scan through the incredible work … Continue reading

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The Back Story

Heaven Shining Through continues to make its mark. In the past few days, I have heard the comments, “That was my story”, “I shared it with the kids {skipping over just one part} and it opened up some interesting conversations … Continue reading

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Someone’s Listening

A couple of weeks ago when I stopped at this quaint little diner, I received more than lunch. To set the scene, I had my phone turned on — something I rarely do in public places. But I was expecting … Continue reading

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The Power of Music

There’s power in music. We all know it. The rhythm, the melody, the musical accompaniment and even the lyrics blend together to evoke an emotion in the listener. It could be up-tempo, relaxing, spiritual or jazzy. It can I like … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Alive

Surprise! It’s Friday and I’m venturing into my Five Minute Friday mode. Like I said, Surprise {okay, that was last week’s prompt word … a little carryover}. This week’s prompt courtesy of Kate Motaung (http://katemotaung.com/2016/03/24/five-minute-friday-alive/) is ALIVE. I’ll set the … Continue reading

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Do You Feel It?

Just sharing my thoughts from the pulpit today. May these words of my mouth and this meditation of my heart be pleasing in your sight, LORD, my Rock and my Redeemer. Do you feel it. Do you FEEL it. Do … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Churches

Over a cup of coffee the last time I was in Ohio, I asked my daughter how things were going at her church. She said, “Okay. We’re still trying to get over that 800 active mark.” Hmm, I thought. At … Continue reading

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