Category Archives: Luke

When Life Gives You Raspberries

Splintered. That is how my heart felt throughout much of the late spring/early summer days. Thrown to the ground, shards scattered, reflections distorted like a funhouse mirror. I tried to hold it all together and attempted to somehow mend the … Continue reading

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Time With Jesus

This morning I am relishing the thought of spending this entire day AT HOME. Not since Thanksgiving have I spent a whole day in the comfort and safety of home. I’ve been anticipating this day with great joy, and I … Continue reading

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Shattered Ornaments and Broken Hearts

I wholeheartedly believe this truly is the most wonderful time of the year! Colorful strings of lights transform the ordinary home into a merry gingerbread house. Spicy smells and sweet treats tempt and delight. Personal stockings are hung and awaiting … Continue reading

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Embracing Our Mediator and His Cross

“We prefer that God speak to us in the sunshine, but sometimes He must speak out of the storm.” ~ Warren Wiersbe Every time I read through the book of Job, I look forward to the last few chapters– where … Continue reading

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Looking Up With Wounded Hearts

“How long will you torment my soul, and break me in pieces with words?” ~ Job 19:2 Job had lost his children, his possessions, his home, his wife, and his health. He was in terrible shape. And then his friends … Continue reading

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The Darkness of This Age

Oh my goodness, I have started into the book of Job in my daily reading, and what a timely study. It is always helpful to be reminded who our true enemy is. “Now there was a day when the sons … 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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