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The Value of A Time To Be Quiet

It was a strange battle plan by any standards! Marching around the walls of the city. The priests blowing trumpets. According to our human logic, the entire assault was nonsensical, but that just goes to prove that God’s ways are not our ways (Isaiah 55:9). They’re much better. . . ...

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Modern Day Good Samaritan

Cissy Cartwright is a mail carrier who has been delivering mail for over twenty years in the small hometown of Hope Hull, in the county of Montgomery. She explained that delivering mail for so long allowed her to get familiar with everyone on her route, including 66 year old Tommy ...

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The Prostitute and Prince Charming

We cannot tidy this one up.  We cannot wiggle out of this one … God included a prostitute in the lineage of Christ. On any given day, there is something I love about God most of all.  Today, I love Him because He loves people who are down and out.  He ...

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When Faith Feels Foolish

Faith is mysterious.  It feels risky at times.  It can seem foolish at times. My writing life reminds me of my faith walk … believing in something larger than myself.  I sit down at my desk, and by pure faith, trust that the right words will come, that spending my time devoted to this whole, HUGE ...

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Is God Really For Me?

Last week I was casually asked what I was doing for the weekend. I told the man who asked that I was really excited about an upcoming event at church. I was really surprised by the way this man’s face was surprised and quickly responded with, “Well that’s good for ...

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