The Mud

"He lifted me out of the slimy pit, out of the mud and mire; he set my feet on a rock and gave me a firm place to stand." (Psalm 40:2 NIV)As much as I look forward to Spring. I dread it at the same time, as I hate the mess of mud. And with the dogs and small children...

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The Flu

"Oh Mommy, why did this happen to me, and how long will it last?" These were four-year-old Ade's words when she caught the flu this winter. She was confused as to how she got sick and was concerned as to how long she was going to be feeling so awful.My heart went out...

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The Singer

"In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groans that words cannot express. And he who searches our hearts knows the mind of the Spirit, because the Spirit intercedes...

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The Sight

During the cold, snowy months, my gelding, Frank, does not get out of the corral very often. Once in awhile, though, I deliberately leave the gate open when I go in to feed and clean. When I do, Frank is quick to take advantage of the opportunity and sneak out of the...

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The Opportunity

"But in your hearts revere Christ as LORD. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. " (1 Peter 3:15 NIV)Frank, was as usual, standing against the corral gate when I went out to feed and clean. ...

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The Issue

We were headed to Whitehorse, Yukon, with three dogs and two kids under five. An unexpected snowstorm was making driving very difficult.My daughter, needing to find a rest stop, pulled into one that we have used frequently. I didn't think that we should go in due to...

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