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Gratitude

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 116:5.7) Cluttered little cave, with disheveled straw strewn...

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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 are not wearied by my concerns or the erupting wars...

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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 every morning; great is your faithfulness.” (Lamentations...

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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 of someone with a particular need, he would stand...

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Elias

Elias

“Because he holds fast to me in love, I will deliver him. I will protect him, because he knows my name.” (Psalm 91:14) Our Uncle Elias lived well, exemplifying the art of loving others deeply as part of...

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Mary Who Ministered

Mary Who Ministered

“When he was in Galilee, they followed him and ministered to him.” (Mark 15:41) At times we foolishly presume that our lives must be perfectly aligned for God to minister through us. We think that in...

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Layers

Layers

“Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever you had formed the earth and the world, from everlasting to everlasting you are God.” (Psalm 90:2) The Georgia mountains appeared as shadow-blue sand art...

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Noticing The Ordinary

Noticing The Ordinary

“And immediately he recovered his sight and followed him, glorifying God. And all the people, when they saw it, gave praise to God.” (Luke 18:43) Applause Please Let’s give God a round of applause for...

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Surprising Places

Surprising Places

“Let me hear in the morning of your steadfast love, for in you I trust. Make me know the way I should go, for to you I lift up my soul.” (Psalm 143:8) At the outset of our trip to Katmandu and Singapore,...

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Life in Hand

Life in Hand

“Thus says the LORD, who gives the sun for light by day and the fixed order of the moon and the stars for light by night, who stirs up the sea so that its waves roar – the LORD of hosts is his name.”...

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A Tribute

A Tribute

“Strength and dignity are her clothing, and she laughs at the time to come. She opens her mouth with wisdom, and the teaching of kindness is on her tongue.” Proverbs 31:25-26 Our dynamic, loving Aunt...

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Good Morning Lord

Good Morning Lord

“Continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful in it with thanksgiving.” (Colossians 4:2) Good morning Lord. I greet you before I tackle the rest of the day, otherwise it will surely tackle me with its...

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