Category Archives: Lamentations

Storm Debris and Fresh Beginnings

A terrible storm raged through our area yesterday, bringing with it damaging wind and hail, torrential rain, and even a couple of tornadoes. The accumulation of hail was so great that it looked as though it had snowed in July. … Continue reading

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New Beginnings, Mercies, and Months

Onward Christian soldier. You’ve got this! Don’t become distracted by the cares of this world, even when they seem enormous (like Super Tuesday, a lingering cough, a ginormous tax bill, or a mountain of laundry). Don’t you know we follow … Continue reading

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Puddles and Other Muck

There are days and seasons in life when things are just too overwhelming and difficult. Just too much. I seem to be slogging along through a season like that, one full of puddles and muck. Last week, my husband’s ministry … Continue reading

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Mercy!

As someone said the other day, time to go shopping for a handbasket, because guess where the world is headed? You don’t have to look very far to find yet another horror story of man vs. man. What have we … Continue reading

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A Big Picture Perspective?

“Remember my affliction and my wandering, the wormwood and bitterness. Surely my soul remembers and is bowed down within me.” ~ Lamentations 3:19-20 Oh LORD, how could this happen? Why would you allow him to get so close and then … Continue reading

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From Useless Things to Mercies and Manna

The day and its trouble shall come. I know that Your strength is enough. * I am so grateful God’s mercies are new every morning (Lamentations 3:22-23), and I am quite certain I have used up every last “drop” these … Continue reading

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In My Daddy’s Arms

Their voices. Whispered secrets. Bold insinuations. The look – right through me – as though I don’t exist. Or worse yet, the other look – as though I were something foul they just scraped off their shoe. Silence greets me … Continue reading

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