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In Jesus’ Words: Children’s praise (Matthew 21:14-17)

~ Matthew 21:14-17  Children’s praise in the temple ~ The blind and the lame came to Jesus in the temple complex, and He healed them. When the chief priests and the scribes saw the wonders that He did and the … Continue reading

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In Jesus’ Words: Children are a Blessing (Matthew 19:13-15)

As a mom, and especially on this recent Mother’s Day, there are no more comforting words to hear than these spoken from Jesus: ~ Matthew 19:13-15  Jesus Blesses the Children ~ Then children were brought to Jesus so He might put … Continue reading

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In Jesus’ Words: A message about children (Matthew 18:2-9)

“I wish I believed like that again.” My co-worker and I were having lunch one day when the subject of our childhoods came up.  We both had lived very different childhoods – hers was international and mine from a small town, … Continue reading

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The Rocking Chair Experiment

Someone challenged me recently to “stop, drop and roll” every morning when I get out of bed.  They were referring to living a life of prayer, whereby we should stop as soon as we rise in the morning, drop to our … Continue reading

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Raised on catfish from the Mississippi Delta

I sat in my favorite seaside restaurant enjoying a platter of fried catfish and hush puppies.  The food was delicious but I had to hold back the tears as my husband and I adjusted to a “table for two” instead … Continue reading

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I’m sorry I didn’t smile at you

“Come on, we’re late!” I yelled as I hurried my young son up the stairs to the doctor’s office.  Very late.  I thought I knew where the office was but I missed the turnoff and had to circle back around through the endless … Continue reading

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Preserve the Family

I held the small baby in my arms, only ten weeks old at the time.  Sitting on the edge of the bed in my son’s nursery on that fateful night, I asked God for advice.  I was returning to work the next morning … Continue reading

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