Monthly Archives: June 2016

Easter Reflection

Two un-named disciples left Jerusalem that day.  Perhaps afraid of the potential backlash on Jesus’ followers now that the Passover was through, perhaps because they simply needed to get away from the place where their hopes came crashing down, for whatever reason they decided to take the seven mile journey … Continue reading

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Mid Year Resolutions- (devotion written on New Year’s Day)

Not sure if you are a resolution maker or not. I think in some ways we all are. Some write them down, some think about them only in their head. We all desire to do better in many capacities of our lives. Remember judgement happens only when your life ends … Continue reading

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A Condition of the Heart

“Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me.” ~Psalms 51:10 Thirty years ago, I can remember these events just like it was yesterday.  When I was about six years old I betrayed someone.  My three-year-old cousin stood at the top of a grassy … Continue reading

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Praise On Display

For as the soil makes the sprout come up and a garden causes seeds to grow, so the Sovereign Lord will make righteousness and praise spring up before all nations. Isaiah 61:11 I love to see a new-plowed field with its hues of brown; sparkling with newness and potential. I … Continue reading

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Beach

Gary and I love going to the beach.  It’s a great reminder of God’s creation.  Sitting quietly reflecting, the warm sun, the sand, sounds of the waves, seagulls and the smell of fresh air.  God made this entire scene.  He went further than that and gave His son, who provided … Continue reading

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Solving Problems

In the movie THE MARTIAN an astronaut was left alone on the planet unintentionally and had to overcome one thing after another going wrong. Against all odds he had to improvise, think outside the box and focus.  When he finally made it home he was a professor to young men … Continue reading

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What Now – Acts 1: 1-10

Bless the Disciples hearts.  If you ever find yourself in a discussion with someone who maintains that after the crucifixion the disciples stole the body and made everything up ask them why, if that’s the case, do the disciples come off as so dumb.  Most of you know by now … Continue reading

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A Bird’s Eye View

“For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.” ~ Romans 3:23 I saw a picture on Facebook the other day that caught my attention.  Usually I skim through my news feed, stopping only to “like” friends’ pictures.  I rarely read the articles or watch the videos … Continue reading

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Have A Slice of Cake

We all have different gifts, according to the grace given us. Romans 12:6 I went to a celebration of life service for a sweet woman named Mrs. Jackie. I sat and listened how she loved her Lord and served Him with the talents He had given her. She had visited … Continue reading

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Fear Not

‘Fear not’ is used more in the Bible more than any other words. In fact it is used 365 times in the bible, below are the references.  We see three instances when fear not is used during the Christmas story. When Mary learned she was pregnant, an angel appeared and said … Continue reading

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