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A Year of Blessing

The Lord bless you, and keep you; Lord make His face shine on you, And be gracious to you; The Lord lift up His countenance on you, And give you peace. Numbers 6:24-26 NASB As we begin a new year, … Continue reading

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Unwrapping the Gift of Christ, Part 2

As I considered what it meant to me that Jesus was God’s gift to us and began to study the Scriptures, I began to be overwhelmed with all that the Bible says about Christ and all we have in Him. … Continue reading

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When Will the Time Be Right?

In 2012, I purchased a calendar from DaySpring. At the time, I didn’t realize who put out the calendar, I just liked it, and it was inexpensive. Score! But I didn’t realize what a gem I was getting. Inside the … Continue reading

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Encouragement for Pastors’ Wives (and the rest of us as well!)

College friends of mine are entering their first pastorate soon and the wife asked for advice from other pastors’ wives. Though not currently in a vocational Christian ministry, these are the things I shared. 1.) Just be your sweet, caring … Continue reading

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Say Goodbye to Survival Mode: a book review

Over the past year or so, I have struggled with the feeling like I was stuck in quicksand. Just as it seemed like I’d get out of the pit, I’d get sucked back in. I hated it. I was so … Continue reading

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To God Be the Glory

Not to us, O Lord, not to us, But to Your name give glory Because of Your lovingkindness, because of Your truth. Psalm 115:1 This verse has been foremost in my mind for the past several days. God had brought it … Continue reading

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Thirty Days of Gratitude

  Brenda Strohbehn from Petals from the Basket, has encouraged me  in so many ways. Since November is the month of Thanksgiving, she is encouraging us to express gratitude everyday this month for the blessings God has given us. I’m … Continue reading

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