Category Archives: Thanksgiving

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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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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Oh, To See God’s Smile!

Happy Monday to you all! What better way to begin our work week than with a blessing? 🙂 “And the LORD spoke to Moses, saying: ‘Speak to Aaron and his sons, saying, “This is the way you shall bless the … Continue reading

Posted in Blessings, Children, Faith, Family, Forgiveness, Friends, God, God's Faithfulness, God's Name, God's Promises, God's Word, Grace, Israel, Jesus, Life, Love, Men, Mercy, November 2014, Numbers, Others, Peace, Prayer, Thanksgiving | 2 Comments

A Thankful and Faithful Bondservant

In Genesis 24, we find the account of how Rebekah came to be Isaac’s wife. It is a truly beautiful story, on many levels. And surprisingly, there is an example of humility, loyalty, trust, faithfulness, prayer, and thanksgiving shown to … 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

Posted in Angels, Church, Death, Demons, God, God's Name, Gospel For Asia, Hebrews, Jesus, Life, Men, Others, Persecution, Prayer, Satan, September 2014, Thanksgiving, The Bride of Christ, The Gospel, The Truth, The Way | Leave a comment

Let Everything Else Fade Away

Oh weary souls, take comfort in this day! Sing, make merry, rejoice. For we who were once lost are now found. We who were once blind can now see. This morning I came across a beautiful passage in which the … Continue reading

Posted in August 2014, Creation, Fear, God, God's Faithfulness, God's Word, Isaiah, Jesus, Joy, Life, Mind, Praises, Prayer, Psalms, Revelation, Salvation, Singing, Thanksgiving, The Future, Worry, Worship | Leave a comment

How Am I Behaving?

Sometimes I need a reminder of how I ought to behave. How about you? 🙂 “Therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, put on tender mercies, kindness, humility, meekness, longsuffering; bearing with one another, and forgiving one another, … Continue reading

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