New Every Morning

“For with you is the fountain of life; in your light do we see light. " (Psalm 36:9) Early morning quiet and I walk in stillness with a sense of you near, keenly aware that I am in a good place with the One who loves me best of all. No sounds to interrupt except birds...

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Help Along the Way

Help Along the Way

“Our help is in the name of the LORD, who made heaven and earth.” (Psalm 124:8) One Friday afternoon Bill and I stepped inside an...

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Uncommon Touch

Uncommon Touch

“The LORD is good to all, and his mercy is over all that he has made.” (Psalm 145:9) Black clouds in military formation marched across the...

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Where I Find You

Where I Find You

“Let them thank the LORD for his steadfast love, for his wondrous works to the children of man! For he satisfies the longing soul, and the...

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Inside Look

Inside Look

“For the Lord sees not as man sees: man looks on the outward appearance, but the LORD looks on the heart.” (1 Samuel 16:7) The Lord sees....

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Help Along the Way

Help Along the Way

“Our help is in the name of the LORD, who made heaven and earth.” (Psalm 124:8) One Friday afternoon Bill and I stepped inside an...

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Present Help Accepted

Present Help Accepted

“God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear though the earth gives way.” (Psalm 46:1)...

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Courage

Improbable

Improbable

“Before they came together she was found to be with child from the Holy Spirit.” (Matthew 1:18) Christmas is the outlandish pronouncement that God...

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As We Go

As We Go

“Restore us, O God; let your face shine, that we may be saved!” (Psalm 80:3) Show us your face Lord, as we fly across the world to stand before your...

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What is Good

What is Good

“He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the LORD require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your...

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Christmas Time

Christmas Time

“And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God and saying, ‘Glory to God in the highest.” (Luke 2:13-14) It’s...

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Improbable

Improbable

“Before they came together she was found to be with child from the Holy Spirit.” (Matthew 1:18) Christmas is the outlandish pronouncement that God...

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Tiptoe

Tiptoe

“But as for me, my prayer is to you, O LORD. At an acceptable time, O God, in the abundance of your steadfast love answer me in your saving...

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Gratitude

Present

Present

“God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.” (Psalm 46:1) Father, I wake with the thought that you have not been asleep – you...

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A Call to Mind

A Call to Mind

“But this I call to mind, and therefore I have hope: the steadfast love of the LORD never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new...

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Helicopter Hymn

Helicopter Hymn

You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in you. (Isaiah 26:3) I discovered growing up that if my father learned...

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Wings of the Wind

Wings of the Wind

Gracious is the LORD, and righteous; our God is merciful…Return, O my soul, to your rest; for the LORD has dealt bountifully with you.” (Psalm...

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Present

Present

“God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.” (Psalm 46:1) Father, I wake with the thought that you have not been asleep – you...

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Unfolding

Unfolding

 “Bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.” (Galatians 6:2) The day didn’t exactly start off with a bang. It was more like...

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Purpose

Five More

Five More

“Give ear to my words, O Lord; consider my groaning. Give attention to the sound of my cry, my King and my God, for to you do I pray. O Lord, in the morning...

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Becoming

Becoming

“But one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead, I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God...

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All Praise

All Praise

“Shout for joy to God, all the earth; sing the glory of his name; give to him glorious praise! Say to God, ‘How awesome are your deeds…All the earth worships...

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Make Known

Make Known

“Make known his deeds among the peoples…tell of all his wondrous works!”            (Psalm 105:1-2) The...

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Five More

Five More

“Give ear to my words, O Lord; consider my groaning. Give attention to the sound of my cry, my King and my God, for to you do I pray. O Lord, in the morning...

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Peter, Peter

Peter, Peter

“But he said emphatically, ‘If I must die with you, I will not deny you.’ And they all said the same.” (Mark 14:31) When Peter spoke those infamous words,...

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Wisdom

Beyond Wealth

Beyond Wealth

“You make known to me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore.” (Psalm 16:11) Recently my...

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Blind Belief

Blind Belief

“And as Jesus passed on from there, two blind men followed him, crying aloud, “Have mercy on us, Son of David.” (Matthew 9:27) They desperately needed his...

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Give It Away

Give It Away

“For I, the LORD your God, hold your right hand; it is I who say to you, ‘Fear not, I am the one who helps you.’” (Isaiah 41:13) When God gives us gifts, I...

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Through Us

Through Us

“But thanks be to God, who in Christ always leads us in triumphal procession, and through us spreads the fragrance of the knowledge of him...

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Beyond Wealth

Beyond Wealth

“You make known to me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore.” (Psalm 16:11) Recently my...

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Wait and See

Wait and See

“From of old no one has heard or perceived by the ear; no eye has seen a God besides you, who acts for those who wait for him.” (Isaiah 64:4) The God we serve...

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