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Gratitude

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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Storing Up

Storing Up

“They are to do good, to be rich in good works, to be generous and ready to share, thus storing up treasure for themselves as a good foundation for the future, so that they may take hold of that which is...

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Leaves Behind

Leaves Behind

“Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change.” (James 1:17) It was hardly surprising how deeply...

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Stellar

Stellar

“When they saw the star, they rejoiced exceedingly with great joy. And going into the house the saw the child with Mary his mother, and they fell down and worshiped him.”  (Matthew 2:10–11) The wise men...

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Morning Time

Morning Time

“O LORD, in the morning you hear my voice…” (Psalm 5:3) I wake with weariness and wonder where to find strength for the mountain-sized tasks looming ahead. Feet to the floor, eyes puffy and limbs...

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Well Worth It

Well Worth It

"My mouth will speak the praise of the Lord." (Psalm 145:21) It is always a good idea to come into the Lord’s presence with an armload of praise. He has filled our lives with his presence, and we are...

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Broad Place

Broad Place

“I call upon the Lord who is worthy to be praised, and I am saved from my enemies.” (Psalm 18:3) Amazing concept, this mysterious gift of an invitation to call on God whenever we desire. We have no...

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Doorways

Doorways

"Sing to God, sing praises to his name; lift up a song to him who rides through the deserts; his name is the Lord; exult before him." (Psalm 68:4) My grandmother owned an enormous bunch of curiously...

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