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Ecclesiastes 3

A time to laugh, a time to cry, A time to plant, a time to reap Every season has its own particular beauty. Spring is one of my favorites, with all the promise held in each budding leaf and blooming … Continue reading

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What if my faith is gone?

Faith is one of those things that is present whether you feel it or not. There are those moments when our faith is so strong and alive that it is like a tree at the edge of a river. The roots grow … Continue reading

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Looking Good

  Most of us think we’re doing pretty well when it comes to how we stand before God. That’s all fine and dandy, but I think we might see things differently if we actually came face to face with Jesus. Peter, who … Continue reading

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Artwork

I was at an art museum by myself earlier this summer. I went straight to the Van Gogh paintings, because he is my favorite artist, and for the first time ever, I just sat with them for a while. I … Continue reading

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Planted

“Humbly welcome the word that has been planted in you and is able to save your souls.” (James 1:21b) This sentence really stood out to me this weekend. It made me think of where I am in my faith and … Continue reading

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Treasures

Have you ever seen something and wondered what in the world would ever come of it? I think that once you start looking, you’ll see that God gives lots of little clues that He’s working. I love to see something … Continue reading

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Journey

Sometimes faith is portrayed as a “one-time, make the decision, and you’re in” kind of thing. What I love is that it is the complete opposite. It is a journey, and one that starts small, may leap long distances, bump … Continue reading

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Disagreement

Does it bother you when someone disagrees with you?  Especially when you know you’re right, but you can’t quite explain why?  It’s so frustrating.  I was thinking this morning about how my atheist husband used to challenge and question my … Continue reading

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Keeping it Secret

One more fasting note – a couple weeks ago, the reading was Matthew 6:16-18 “And whenever you fast, do not look dismal, like the hypocrites, for they disfigure their faces so as to show others that they are fasting.  Truly … Continue reading

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Planting Seeds

I was reminded last night of the parable of the sower and the seeds.  The seeds in good soil grew and produced a crop 30, 60, 100 fold.  I share my faith, and try not to push it.  In pushing, … Continue reading

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