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Trust

“The world is indeed full of peril, and in it there are many dark places; but still there is much that is fair, and though in all lands love is now mingled with grief, it (love) grows perhaps the greater.”  … Continue reading

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Gratitude

What shall I return to the Lord for all his bounty to me? Psalm 116:12 Parents have a question that they ask their children. All parents do this. After someone gives their child a gift or does them a favor, … Continue reading

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Overcoming Despair

Why are you cast down, O my soul, and why are you disquieted within me? Hope in God; for I shall again praise him, my help and my God. Psalm 42:11 Many of you might have heard of the pastor … Continue reading

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Hands of Hope

I keep the Lord always before me; because he is at my right hand, I shall not be moved. ~ Psalm 16:8 All of us remember on January 28, 1986 the horror of seeing the Space Shuttle Challenger explode over the Atlantic … Continue reading

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Narrow Spaciousness

There are hard things in this book (Bible), hard things to hear, hard things to obey. ~ Eugene Peterson My brother used  to let me stuff him into a hideaway couch and put the cushions on it. I’d sit on … Continue reading

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Prayer as Truth-Telling

“We must lay before him what is in us; not what ought to be in us.” ~ C.S. Lewis “Into your hand I commit my spirit.” ~ Jesus and David One of the truths I grip with all my strength … Continue reading

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The Faithfulness of God

This I recall to my mind, therefore have I hope. It is of the Lord’s mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not. They are new every morning: great is thy faithfulness. Lamentations 3:21-23 When we suffer … Continue reading

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