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I Hate When God Gives Me a Command to Follow

I hate when God gives me a command to follow and one loud enough that i cannot ignore. For well over a year now, I have begged for God to take this cup from me because the sacrifice is too … 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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Honor, Courage, Commitment – What My Uncle Taught Me

I am thinking about my Uncle Tom on this Memorial Day. Yes, I had an Uncle Tom. I remember what kind of man he was and who he continues to be as he lives on in my cousins.  He was … Continue reading

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Sacrifice – My Word for the Year

I read an article in the January issue of Guideposts Magazine that author Debbie Macomber has a daily practice of choosing one word to focus on as part of her meditation and devotion for an entire year.  Each word has changed … Continue reading

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Jesus in Gethsemane

Matthew 26:39: And going a little farther, he threw himself on the ground and prayed, ‘My Father, if it is possible, let this cup pass from me; yet not what I want but what you want. NOTE: This entry is … Continue reading

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Lessons in Anger and Forgiveness

Matthew 5:23-26 (The Message translation) 23-24“This is how I want you to conduct yourself in these matters. If you enter your place of worship and, about to make an offering, you suddenly remember a grudge a friend has against you, … Continue reading

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Jesus in Gethsemane

Matthew 26:39: And going a little farther, he threw himself on the ground and prayed, ‘My Father, if it is possible, let this cup pass from me; yet not what I want but what you want. NOTE: This entry is … Continue reading

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