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Darlene enjoys farm life in rural southern Georgia USA

Our Need Of Him

“I in them and you in me, that they may become perfectly one” (John 17:23a ESV). At age fifteen, I started (serious) pretending. Standing by dad’s grave in 1966, I stored unbearable suffering within my subconscious. Donning a happy-face, so to speak, I adopted an adequate disguise. Or so I ...

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Granny Marsh

Grandmothers—God’s rare and vital breed. Think whisperers of hope. Am I telling the truth? You know it. I’m not quite sure how old I was when I fell in love with Granny. She had rosy red Santa-Claus cheeks and arms so gentle you’d melt in her embrace. However, don’t let ...

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Build On The Rock

“Therefore, whoever hears these sayings of Mine, and does them, I will liken him to a wise man who built his house on the rock” (Matthew 7:24 NKJV). I’ll confess up front. I do foolish things. Mind you, I don’t want to; but, at times the old nature wins. Know ...

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A Quiet And Holy People

“…Rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer shame for His name sake. And daily in the temple, and in every house, they did not cease teaching and preaching Jesus as the Christ” (Acts 5:41-42 NKJV). In the third century, St. Cyprian wrote to a friend named Donatus: “This seems ...

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The Journey Home

going home

“And Enoch walked [in habitual fellowship] with God; and he was not, for God took him [home with Him] (Genesis 5:24 Amp). A couple of men in the Old Testament, Enoch and Elijah, never tasted death. Fascinatingly, the two enjoyed glorious home-goings. Elijah in a chariot of fire and Enoch’s ...

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