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Mercy, Grace and Peace…

I have been invited, and have agreed, to teach a group of ladies each Thursday morning who are doing a book study on anxiety. Today, the topic was on mercy and how God is, in fact, a merciful God. Because ...

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Intercessory Prayer…

Lately, my ministry friends and I have been talking about our prayer lives and how we fall short of really consulting God in some of the decisions that we make in our lives. We are all devout Christians, but it ...

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January 16, 1966

My Dad's father passed away on January 13, 1966. I was twelve at the time, getting ready to turn 13 the following month. In a way, it was probably a merciful death. Grandpa suffered from Alzheimer's and had come to ...

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The New Grace Care Center…

Janet and I have attended our church for more than 20 years and one of the things that we have always liked about it is the fact that we are constantly challenged to be more engaged Christians. Of course, we ...

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Anxiety…

As I shared in the last quarter of 2019, I have been invited to teach a Bible lesson each Thursday morning to approximately 80 women, called the Soul Sisters, at a Presbyterian church where our daughter happens to be on ...

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Epiphanytide…

Tonight is the twelfth night since Christmas Day and it is called, appropriately, the Twelfth Night. That means that tomorrow is Epiphany, the day that begins the season after Christmastide - that starts on January 6th and, depending on who ...

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Songs of the Season…

The radio stations are finally going back to their normal programming after Christmas. Sirius Radio and other speciality programming venues changed some of their channels to holiday songs, hymns and familiar standards from Thanksgiving through the New Year and in ...

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It’s All Over – Except for the Wise Men…

Christmas is in the rear view mirror. In fact, Janet and I spent the week-end, with the help of our daughter Jill and grandson Drew, taking down the decorations. That's quite a job because we really decorate for Christmas and ...

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Camping with Jesus…

Christmas 2019 is over. It's behind us now and I am already seeing the countdown to Christmas 2020. The buildup is always so great - and then it is over. Today, the sales were on, people where spending Christmas cash, ...

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The Aroma of Cranberry Bread…

Back when I was five or six years old, I started helping my mother in the kitchen each Christmas season as she set about making her "famous" cranberry bread. She made loaves and loaves - and almost everyone we knew ...

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