Not Seeing, We Believe

Hearts Like Brown Sugar

"Today when you hear his voice, don't harden your hearts as Israel did when they rebelled." (Hebrews 3:15b NLT) "What's that?" I asked my friend as we strolled through the market in the Rio Grande Valley, Texas, USA, near the Mexican border. She had just bought a...

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Entangled

"People can never predict when hard times might come. Like fish in a net or birds in a trap, people are caught by sudden tragedy."(Ecclesiastes 9:12 NLT) My friend sat in her living room and watched as a small Downy Woodpecker flew towards the netting that she had put...

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The B-I-B-L-E, Yes, That’s the Book for Me

I remember a dream that I had when my oldest son was nine. He and I and two angels dressed in white were standing in heaven beside a giant Bible, taller than we were. The pages of the Bible had fallen open to these words:"Heaven and earth shall pass away, but my words...

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Day and Night

These days, there are few daylight hours. Here in Red Deer, Alberta, Canada, at latitude 52 degrees, 16 minutes north, on the winter solstice, December 21st, the shortest day of the year, there were 7 hours and 41 minutes of daylight. That was 9 hours and 5 minutes...

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Someone With Skin On

"But while [Joseph] thought about these things, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, 'Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to take to you Mary your wife, for that which is conceived in her is of the Holy Spirit. And she will bring forth a...

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Are You Ready to Eat

One fall day, just before Thanksgiving, my husband and I were driving by a large organic food market. It was lunch time, and we were getting hungry."Look! People are sitting outside with plates of food. Maybe we could get something at the deli," I said. We walked...

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