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My Beloved St. John

I keep checking on reports coming out of the U.S. Virgin Islands. I’m so concerned for the people and the economy of St. John. The Caribbean is hurricane haven, so islanders are used to destruction caused by storms, but Irma delivered a crippling punch. The rebuilding process will require much patience. For now, the folks […]

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A Gentle Correction {Well, Sort Of}

I’m a teachable person, so I’ve had my share of being redirected in my thinking by the loving correction of another. It’s part of life, is it not? Please allow me to return the favor through a gentle prod concerning my Christian brothers and sisters’ disdain for the upcoming presidential election. While making my latte this morning, […]

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When Your Baby Girl Graduates

Jordan, This day has come. You’re graduating from high school, and our being together every day is a season that quickly is approaching its end. I’m not sure how I feel about that… Being your mom is something that has brought me great joy. Your infancy was perfect. You were such an independent baby. Your […]

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Thoughts on the Aging Process

The beautification market offers countless products and many promises to satisfy our vain quest for eternal youth. We rebel against the aging process, don’t we? The promise I have staked my life upon is that of Jesus! To believe in Him is the assurance of eternal life- better than any wrinkle- removing offer of man! […]

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There’s Hope for America

If you did not already know it, I am a patriot. I love my country and believe that America is exceptional at her roots. In prayer, I stand in the gap for us- all of us- free Americans. We abuse our beautiful freedom, and it breaks the Father’s heart. Still, He is patient with us. […]

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Hope Deferred

Beth finished sharing with the ladies gathered at Bible Study about her father’s coming to salvation in Jesus shortly before he passed from this earth. It was a touching story for all of us to hear, but I wasn’t prepared for the full impact that hit me. I sobbed. In the midst of my ugly […]

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100-Day Identity Makeover: Day 39

Day 39 You Are the Aroma of Christ (2 Corinthians 2:15) Are you amazed by your powerful reaction to smell? One whiff of a familiar scent can mentally transport you back to a different time and place. This regularly happens to my husband and me. In certain wooded spots we notice a scent that instantly reminds […]

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