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While You Were Sleeping

 I remember my kids’ baby days, when we were sleep deprived and wondering if this marvelous creature would ever sleep through the night. The first time they finally did, I remember waking up in a panic thinking “Are they all right?” I would listen carefully to the baby monitor beside my bed, trying to catch the sound of their breath. 218 more words


God and Mammon

Jesus’ words in Matthew 6.24 are familiar to us:

No one can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other; or else he will be devoted to one and despise the other.

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Pleasing to God?

“Do not look at his appearance or at his physical stature, because I have refused him. For the Lord does not see as man sees; for man looks at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart.” (1 Sam.

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Hit the Gym, People!

“Rather, train yourself in godliness, for  the training of the body has a limited benefit, but godliness is beneficial in every way, since it holds promise for the present life and also for the life to come.” (1 Timothy 4:7–8 HCSB) 124 more words


To Be Familiar with God

My husband raised an interesting question this past weekend in his message.

He asked, “What do you think is the greatest enemy to faith?”

Many people would suggest that doubt is the greatest obstacle. 546 more words

Spiritual Growth

Nox Veritas

When to sessions of nightly thought

I scroll timeline of things newly past

I sigh the dearth of things I sought

For every zoom, scroll and click dear time’s waste… 113 more words


Week 36 Saturday

Fair Warning

Today’s scripture selection: Second Timothy 3-4

Key verses: Second Timothy 3:1-5

Some people love to talk about the “last times” – or at least they love to… 318 more words