Tag Archives: religion

Oh, To Love Him More

In Luke 7:47 we read, “Therefore I tell you, her sins, which are many, are forgiven—for she loved much. But he who is forgiven little, loves little.” This verse tells us that the more one is forgiven by Christ, the … Continue reading

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RE: Union

Midline cracks Rupture The ancient barrier Between us Chunks and pieces tumble Stirring clouds of dust and debris Clouding my vision The barrier arose Stone by stone With rain and strain Reinforced With pain and disdain As billows settle A … Continue reading

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Growing

The front porch slats reverberated as Stephanie rocked in the rocking chair, her crocheted purse nestled in her lap. Recently out for summer break from teaching kindergarten, Stephanie enjoyed every minute of her vacation catching up on all the relaxing activities that brought … Continue reading

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Clear Conscience

In the letter to the Hebrews in verse 10:14, it states, “For by a single offering He has forever completely cleansed and perfected those who are consecrated and made holy.” The Greek word, “teleioo” here means “cleansed and perfected.” Used … Continue reading

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What About Me?

YOUTUBE When facing a problem, what is your mindset? ~Maybe your family is struggling with disrespectful teens. ~Maybe you and a co-worker cannot seem to cooperate on a project you’ve been assigned. ~Maybe your neighborhood association is not giving you … Continue reading

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INFJ Ramblings

 YOUTUBE While exploring new areas of Youtube this week, I found a Myers Briggs Temperament section. There Youtube buzzes with the interesting dynamics of human personality and temperament the formal analysis of which originates with the book, Please Understand Me and … Continue reading

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Mercy and Grace

MERCY Mercy means “compassion or forgiveness shown toward someone whom it is within one’s power to punish or harm.” Mercy is not getting what we deserve. Mercy moves the offender from a negative balance up to zero. “I’ve paid all … Continue reading

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Blessings

Do you remember the hymn, Count Your Blessings? Well, now is the time in history for us all to intentionally count and remember our blessings. Each and every one. Such acknowledgment helps us to be mindful of living in a spirit … Continue reading

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Who Am I?

During the long drive home from a miserable day at work, my mind swirled in a storm of midlife doubt and confusion. Which I could no longer ignore. I exited the interstate, turned off the radio and sat waiting anxiously … Continue reading

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Pond

With his bamboo cane in hand, Fred Freedom sat still on a lily pad in his red polka dot bow tie. He gazed through his spectacles while his heart grieved. Beside him on an adjacent lily pad was his dear … Continue reading

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Suffering

Last week at a Bible study I heard my friend who is married with three children announce that he believes “in pain, but not in suffering.” Sometimes when our hearts are closed to something in the Scriptures, we actually become blind to it. Maybe … Continue reading

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Home at Last

The Lord and I had walked along side by side for too long. We continued on the journey together, my eyes fixed ahead Bible tucked in my arm. Although comfortable with Him, a tension had been pressurizing within me. I finally reached … Continue reading

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