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On Being a Widow

I would call becoming a widow (widower) going through deep waters.  AND then God promises to be with me (you) during these deep-water times.  Absolutely beautiful and so very reassuring. WIDOW!  A word I have never given much thought to for myself, but the reality is that I am one now.  I saw (and sensed) …

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Oh…to Let Go

Oh, how I have struggled with aspects of life, wanting my own way, not wanting to lose control of things that I believe I have control over.  There have been times where I just refused to give in and other times where I gave in feeling defeated.  Either way, it was all about SELF, about …

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Ears to Hear

Guard your steps when you go to the house of God.  To draw near to listen is better than to offer the sacrifice of fools, for they do not know that they are doing evil.  Ecclesiastes 5:1 שָׁמַע shama` to hear intelligently (often with implication of attention, obedience, etc.; causatively, to tell, etc.):— attentively, call …

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God is Sovereign

This is what the Sovereign LORD, the Holy One of Israel, says: “Only in returning to Me and resting in Me will you be saved. In quietness and confidence is your strength. But you would have none of it.  Isaiah 30:15 אֲדֹנָי ‘Adonay The LORD used only of God where God is submissively and reverently …

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My Citizenship is in Heaven

Then she gave birth to a son, and Moses named him Gershom, for he said, “I have been a sojourner in a foreign land.”  Exodus 2:22 גָּר ger alien, sojourner, foreigner living in a strange land among strange people; anyone who is not native to a given land or among a given people As a …

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The Holy Spirit in Me

When the day of Pentecost arrived, they were all together in one place.  And suddenly there came from heaven a sound like a mighty rushing wind, and it filled the entire house where they were sitting.  And divided tongues as of fire appeared to them and rested on each one of them.  And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit …

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Alone With Jesus

Some times, many times, days just don’t go the way I would have hoped. I had a tooth with a crown just break off recently.  I needed a new crown and some build up work done to make it right again.  That is not a cheap investment either, but important.  The dentist did not get …

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I Found Him — When Someone You Know Dies from Suicide…and You Are the One Who Finds Them (Part 2)

When you are the one who has lost someone to suicide, whether you had been the one to find them or not, the emotions are huge.  The memories haunt.  The loss is beyond what you could have imagined. If you found someone dead, the images are etched in your mind. They are painful. I am …

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I Found Him — When Someone You Know Dies from Suicide…and You Are the One Who Finds Them (Part 1)

I write this from the perspective of the one who found a dear friend after he had killed himself…suicide. How long must I take counsel in my soul and have sorrow in my heart all the day? How long shall my enemy be exalted over me? Consider and answer me, O Lord my God; light …

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Wisdom From Above

James 3:17 But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, willing to yield, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality and without hypocrisy.  NKJV But the wisdom that comes from heaven is first of all pure; then peace-loving, considerate, submissive, full of mercy and good fruit, impartial and sincere.  …

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