Sleep, My Beloved!

Psalm 127:2b - For so He gives His beloved sleep. (NKJV)Before my diabetic condition was diagnosed and correctly medicated, one of the negative symptoms I experienced was a nightly inability to rest or sleep more than an hour or so. This adverse symptom caused many...

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When My Mind Is Mush

One evening, a few months back, I sat at my computer, my fingers dancing on the keyboard, when hubby walked in. “You won’t believe this…but it’s 95% certain I can’t go.”He’s got to be kidding! We’d planned this vacation for a year; it was paid for in full. We’d looked...

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The Wonder of Snow

Job 37:6a,7 - For He says to the snow, "Fall on the earth"; He seals the hand of every man, that all men may know His work. (NKJV)For those who live in the northeastern United States as I do, weather is a daily topic of conversation. The winter season is most...

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Why do bad things happen to good people?People who are strong in faith will tell you there is always a purpose but when the bad is happening to you it’s sometimes hard to see the good.A couple of months ago my wife and I had a huge fall out. I was on the point of...

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Amidst the Brokenness, the Cross Remains

Hebrews 12:2 - Looking away [from all that will distract] to Jesus, Who is the Leader and the Source of our faith [giving the first incentive for our belief] and is also its Finisher, [bringing it to maturity and perfection]. He, for the joy [of obtaining the prize]...

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The plane roared to life. We rocked and bounced down the farmer's field. Just before we hit the trees at the end of the field, we lifted into the air, and began to climb to our jumping height of 3000 feet. As we climbed higher, sweat began flowing from every pore in...

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Flying High

I was driving down the road on a warm, Spring day recently with my windows rolled down. I wanted to feel the wind on my face and smell the wonderfully sweet scent of the flowers in the air. It was my ears, however, that were blessed with sweetness as I slowed down for...

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