Not Seeing, We Believe

"Then Jesus told [Thomas], 'You believe because you have seen me. Blessed are those who believe without seeing me.'" (John 20:29 NLT) Whoo—who-who—whoo"Terry! Wake up! I hear the owl!"I had been hearing this sound every night from inside our cabin at Camp Loma de...

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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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"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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Alice Burnett