Category Archives: Persecution

Plot Twists, Dashed Dreams, and Peace

Our lives have had more plot twists lately than would seem possible. But after all, don’t they say that “Truth is stranger than fiction”? Sigh. So it seems. Some of the lyrics in the song When Will I Be Loved, written … 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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Stand Firm in Faith and Do All in Love

“Be on the alert, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong. Let all that you do be done in love.” ~ 1 Corinthians 16:13-14 The friendly smile often throws me off guard. But sometimes, that smile doesn’t … 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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Our Body Is Hurting!

“Remember the prisoners as if chained with them–those who are mistreated–since you yourselves are in the body also.” ~ Hebrews 13:3 I have been enjoying these cooler days of September. The meteorological fall weather has arrived in our area. After … Continue reading

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