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The Gift of Desperation

The gift –of what?? Who in their right mind would classify desperation as -a gift? I would. Because every place of desperation within me that I have surrendered to the Lord, He has led me to healing and relief. In fact, … Continue reading

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Christ Speaks

Christ Our Lord speaks to us: You call me Eternal then do not seek me. You call me Fair then do not love me. You call me Gracious then to not trust me. You call me Just then do not … Continue reading

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The Pink Ribbon

Years ago our youngest daughter struggled with separation anxiety while sleeping alone in her room. To help her feel more secure and connected to me, I cut a lengthy strand of pink (her favorite color) gift wrapping ribbon and tied … Continue reading

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Nightmare

Darkness smothered her labored breathing as beads of sweat rolled from her forehead. Terror gorged her tender heart while torment jabbed and mocked her soul. Metal claws glowing with long ember tips bullied Marie endlessly as she lunged from side to … Continue reading

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Inferno

The only place I ever found relief was the bottoms of my feet. Somehow they were spared. To my amazement and consternation though, throughout my passage neither the bridge nor my body ever suffered actual burns although I would have … Continue reading

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Do Not Be Afraid

These are the days when fear mounts all around us. However, these are the days when believers need not fear. We need fear neither man nor death. Man holds only the power that God gives him. Death has been conquered once … Continue reading

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A Bad Week

Half way to an appointment thirty minutes north of Atlanta I found myself locked in a huge traffic jam behind an overturned tractor-trailer and without my cell phone which I had accidentally left at home. After several miles of crawling … Continue reading

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