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Don’t You care that she’s not helping me?”

Martha’s words reflected the turmoil in her soul. With so much to do, how could Mary just sit there? 708 more words

Advent Reflections, #3: Wonderful Counselor

“For a child will be born to us, a son will be given to us…And his name will be called Wonderful Counselor.” Isaiah 9:6

Hundreds of years before the advent of Jesus the prophet Isaiah gave word of his coming. 

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Broken Hearts. 

By Alveena Salim

A few months ago, I had my heart broken. I felt betrayed. Abandoned. Terrified. Lost. I didn’t know where to turn. I felt as if I was going to lose my mind. 497 more words


the glory and the terror of it

The Path of Love is like a bridge of hair across a Chasm of Fire.

The Realization that every act, every word, every thought of ours not only influences our environment but mysteriously forms an integral part of the Universe, fits into it as if by necessity, in the very moment we do or say or think it, is an overwhelming and even shattering experience. 554 more words

Expressing The Inexpressible


We’ve never met.
I’ve never seen his face, never heard his voice.. yet I’m in love with him.
I only saw his photos..
I only know his handwriting. 153 more words


The Power of Proximity

Much has been spoke about on the power of momentum, the power of speech, the law of attraction and so many other success principles, but very little is spoken about as it pertains to the power of proximity. 596 more words

Daily Devotional: (repost) Squirrels, Birds, and Eternity

Due to the death of my wife, I’m re-posting some old devotionals for a while.  This is one very relevant today, on All Saints Day, which also speaks to me on the loss of my wife. 1,830 more words

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