Distracted by Stillness

Grand Theft

1 Corinthians 6:19b-20a - You are not your own ... for you were bought at a price. (NKJV)Sitting in a booth in a Shari's Restaurant the other day with a friend, I looked outside as someone's car alarm was blaring incessantly. I wondered what was taking the guy in the...

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A Message and a Promise

"Say to the righteous, that it shall be well with them." (Isaiah 3:10 NKJV)Missing church on Sunday leaves a hole in my week that is difficult to patch up. A chronic illness makes this absence unavoidable at times, but I can always count on this loving message and...

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Open Wide

"I am the LORD your God. . . Open your mouth wide, and I will fill it." (Psalm 81:10)Have you ever spent a day watching the activity of a mother bird following the arrival of her latest brood? She has one purpose only - to bring good things to the open mouths of her...

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Of Rocket Stoves and Asking Why

James 1:17 – Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and comes down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow of turning. (NKJV)I am now the proud owner of a rocket stove: a high-efficiency, wood-burning, outdoor cooking stove...

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Bethany Hayes