Tag Archives: never forsaken

Help in Times of Anxiety

A while back I checked on a friend of mine who was going through a difficult time and had been dealing with some anxiety.  I wanted to check in and see how they were doing.   They said they were feeling … Continue reading

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Gaining New Strength

Our church started a new ministry on Thursday this week.  We had a gospel sing-a-long at an assisted living center not far from our church.  We had a great time singing, praying together and visiting with the residents who live … Continue reading

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Wherever You Are

Our granddaughters Avery and Haley came by the other day to play Hide and Seek.  Avery, who just turned 8 told me, “Pawpaw we are ready to play Hide and Seek.  And this time we aren’t going to fall for … Continue reading

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Expectations and Being or Not Being Discouraged

We had our Vacation Bible School program this past week.  A team of college age counselors came from a local summer camp and put on a program for us.  They provided music, lessons, crafts and did a great job of … Continue reading

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Tending the Garden

We had some rain this week and I tried to take advantage of the soft ground and get out in the back yard and pull some weeds out of the garden. Even though it is winter, a few have popped … Continue reading

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God of All Comforts and the Chaplaincy Experience

My chaplaincy program is going well.  It is a real blessing to work with the patients and staff at the hospital. And while some situations and conversations are much more serious and somber than others, I know the Lord is … Continue reading

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If You Mess Up

I was having a conversation with someone on the street a while back and this individual felt like they had really blown it as far as their relationship with God was concerned.  They felt like they reneged on their commitment, … Continue reading

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