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For the Kids

I’ve been blessed. My five children have blessed me with 18 grandchildren, who in turn have blessed me with four great-granddaughters. That’s a lot of little ones floating around. Keeping track of them all is, well, challenging. Most of the … Continue reading

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Dog Nap

I thought I would share this oldie but goodie as today’s Words for the Week. An older, tired-looking dog wandered into a woman’s yard. She could tell from his collar and well-fed belly he had a home and was well … 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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Silence Fosters Awe

Today’s reflection is from Arthur O. Roberts based on the reading from Zechariah 2:1-5, 10-13 Verse 13 of the Bible reading is the crux of our text. Be still before the LORD, all mankind, because He has roused Himself from … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Ahead

Here’s this week’s installment of Five Minute Friday. You might remember the task is to write for five minutes on a specific prompt word. The initiative was started by Lisa-Jo Baker  who thought about writing and how often our perfectionism … Continue reading

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Taking the Day Off

I seriously considered just not posting today. I seriously considered jut calling out. In a sense, that’s exactly what I will be doing … although it involves words. Since making the decision to share something daily, I’ve been going non-stop. … 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 Church’s Role in Making Disciples

And these words that I command you today shall be on your heart. – Deuteronomy 6:6 Our reflection this week is from Rev. Calvin Tuininga and based on the Scripture reading in Ephesians 4:11-16 In these verses, God is not … Continue reading

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