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Archive for May 2019


Saturday we drove straight through the night from one celebration to another. That evening we witnessed a beautiful ceremony of two becoming one. We wondered at the mysterious sacrament of marriage. We cried and feasted and danced and laughed. We needed sleep, but instead drove to our holiday destination, our annual ritual of rest and…

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God knew I’d doubt Him, but He’s faithful anyway. He knew I would mess up over and over again, but He’s patient with me anyway. God knew I’d judge others, but He’s compassionate towards me. He knew I would be puffed up, stubborn, and rebellious, but He loves me still. Jesus knew every dark thought,…

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I noticed this luscious pink beauty underneath our cherry tree two weeks ago. It’s an heirloom French herbaceous peony – a fancy name for a flower I don’t give much attention. My mom planted them years ago, and regardless of my inconsideration, they bloom faithfully. The only thing I need to do. Enjoy them. If…

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Every Single One

I needed to know this today and I need to remember it forever. God is near to the brokenhearted. He cares about our pain and sorrow. You have kept count of my tossings;put my tears in your bottle.Are they not in your book? Psalm 56:8 ESV Is someone you love going through a difficult time?…

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Monday School is brought to you again by Paul, the self-described chief sinner, grace-saved apostle of Jesus Christ. I read a lot of Paul’s letters – it’s hard not to since 13 of his letters are books in the Bible –  so he inspires many of my Monday School thoughts. Actually this week’s passage is…

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