Tag Archives: Inspiration

An Open, Generous Heart

Be generous and willing to share. — 1 Timothy 6:18 After Vicki’s old car broke down with no option for repair, she started scraping together money for another vehicle. Chris, a frequent customer of the restaurant where Vicki works at … Continue reading

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Christ, the Light of the World

I am the light of the world. He who follows me shall not walk in darkness, but have the light of life. — John 8:12 In [Christ] was life, and that life was the light of men. The light shines … Continue reading

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You Just Never Know

It never ceases to amaze me how fast “routines” change, how the ordinary turns into a moment of encouragement, how much everyone needs a friend. Each morning I send out an uplifting message, sometimes with an inspirational photo or a … Continue reading

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Devotionals

I’ve been skimming through a devotional given to me by a lay leader from a currently closed church, thanks to its pastor whom I’ve never met. Since the church remains closed — more because of the age of congregants than … Continue reading

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Learn from Me … The Good News

Nevertheless do not rejoice in this, that the spirits are subject to you, but rather rejoice because your names are written in heaven. — Luke 10:20 Jesus speaks these words to His disciples after He had sent them out to … Continue reading

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This Day’s Thought

Our lead-in for the Words for the Week comes from F.B. Meyer, cited on This Day’s Thought. “When I was crossing the Irish Channel one dark, starless night, I stood on the deck by the captain and asked him, ‘How … Continue reading

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The Road That Makes All the Difference

Our reflection this week is by Traci Rabenstein, director of Mission Advancement for the Church of the Brethren. Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. — Matthew 4:1 During my junior … Continue reading

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Continued Grace

Normally, Sunday means a devotional, sermon or sermonette. But this Sunday — today — marks the 12th anniversary of my wife Karen’s death, a day that impacted myself, my family, and everyone who knew her well beyond her years. She … Continue reading

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Putting My Hand in God’s

A friend of mine from Maine Fellowship of Christian Writers recently dropped an interesting devotional, Putting My Hand in God’s … Living the Raphah Way by Yvonne Blake. I  call it “interesting” because it isn’t a devotional in the true … Continue reading

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Listening for God

Today’s devotional is from Martha Forsee. When was the last time you heard from God? Maybe you haven’t heard from Him because your ears have been deafened by the silence of loneliness, discouragement or exhaustion. Maybe God’s voice has been … Continue reading

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