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What We Can Learn in a Hurricane

Psalm 86 It amazes me that Hurricane Matthew happened 3 weeks ago. Feels like forever, yet it wasn’t that long ago. It feels like forever, yet people are still working to get back to some sort of normalcy. We knew … Continue reading

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Earthly Fathers and Heavenly Parents

When I was born the nurse told my father, “It’s a boy” and he said, “Shove it back in there.” I should have known then I was going to be a Daddy’s girl. You see, I was the fourth child … Continue reading

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Dear Churches, Please Don’t Celebrate Mother’s Day

Dear Churches, Please don’t acknowledge Mother’s Day. By all means, let’s celebrate Mother’s Day in the secular world and lift up mothers in all their glory, as they should be.  My siblings and I are taking our mother out Sunday … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to Me and a Promise to My Dad

Happy Birthday to Me! Happy Birthday to Me! Happy Birthday Dear Meeeeeeeeeeeeeee! Happy Birthday to Me! Doing what I can to make this a happy day for me. I have a couple of appointments. I am meeting up with some … Continue reading

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Family and Community: Two Words to Describe First Baptist Youth

Family and Community, those were the two words that floated around all weekend during DNow at First Baptist, Richmond. 6th through 12th grade students gathered for their annual Disciple Now at FBC last weekend with their theme, AmazinGrace. This was … Continue reading

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12th Day of Christmas, May it Be So…..

The 12th Day of Christmas, my True God gave to me, an Epiphany. I am going to attempt to balance two days into one. You see today is Epiphany, the day in which we celebrate God’s light through the gift … Continue reading

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Will There Be Joy Again?

We are in the Advent Season. We are supposed to be anticipating, with hearts full of excitement and hope, the coming of this Precious Child called Emmanuel, Wonderful Counselor, and Prince of Peace.  But after this weekend our hearts are … Continue reading

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