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Lazarus–A Rehearsal for the Main Event?

I love the story of Lazarus for multiple reasons. For instance, it demonstrates that God’s timing isn’t always ours. He waited and waited and waited. He put off going until he received a “go-ahead” from the Father. (I only do … Continue reading

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Where are the Tissues? Here’s the Box.

  I went to my writers’ group this week. I had nothing to share…my writing has been methodic, dry, dull, and shapeless. When I told them how I felt, they said to write about it. So I am. I prefer … Continue reading

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Who’s in Control, Anyway?

We recently decided to be more faithful in leash training our mischievous dog, Barney. The decision was reached the day after my daughter made several trips through the house furiously chasing him. “You come back here right now. Drop it! … Continue reading

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Trust

God’s word for me this year is trust. As I looked up Scripture passages that contain that word, I found that most of them are in the Old Testament. A similar word found in the New Testament is “faith.” Trust … Continue reading

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The Whipping Post

I am hard on myself. I judge myself with too many oughts, shoulds and less-thans, especially when I’m in a new phase of life—the birth of a child, moving with boxes everywhere, illness, a new job, or a new age. … Continue reading

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The Sacrifice of Praise

Recently, I sat on the Gulf beach with my husband and watched as the sun inched toward the horizon. The wet shoreline glowed with orange and pink reflections, holding the sun’s glory briefly as the waves crept back into the … Continue reading

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The Vinedresser’s Kiss

When my husband and I went to Sonoma Valley in early summer to visit vineyards and taste wine, the vines were already filled with clusters of round, green grapes waiting to mature in the summer sun. Long wire trellises ran … Continue reading

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