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Counting Blessings, My Cup Runneth Over!

On Christmas day, Marta and I spent some time with family.  We were able to visit with Marta’s parents and all of our kids and our grandkids.  And of course, we exchanged some gifts.  I got some wonderful gifts, new … Continue reading

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The Father of All Comfort

I was talking with someone last week and they were reflecting on a difficult time they faced years ago.  They spoke of how tough it was to make it through each day and how they know that God helped them … Continue reading

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A Different Path

I took a different path, As I went on my walk today. And I noticed a bench in the garden, It was hidden and tucked out of the way. The bench was old, dusty and stained Time and weather had … Continue reading

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Right There When You Need Him

My suit and tie in the 100 degree weather prompted a conversation with a fellow the other day in a parking lot.  He saw my attire and figured I must be a preacher.  As we visited, he told me about … Continue reading

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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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Words of Encouragement

I had a question on my mind last week that I had been praying about for several days.  I was wanting some clarity and confirmation on something.  At the end of the week I received a letter from someone I … Continue reading

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Prayer Breakfast

I went to a prayer breakfast the other day, And I was the only one there, But I decided before I went on my way, To say a little prayer. “Good morning Lord, I’m about to go, The only one … Continue reading

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If You Only Knew

How would you live if you only knew, The depths of the love God has for you? Would you start each day off with a smile? Would you push through each challenge and go the next mile? Would you reflect … Continue reading

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He Knows Our Frame

One of my favorite Bible verses and one that I share quite frequently is Psalm 103:14. It is a psalm in which David is reminding himself of all the blessings he receives from God. It can be helpful to make … Continue reading

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The Truth of Christmas Songs

I love the songs of Christmas. As a kid growing up I did not spend a lot of time in church. What I learned about God, heaven, and Jesus I picked up mostly in Vacation Bible School and I learned … Continue reading

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