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Grace Forfeited

  “Idolatry: trusting people, possessions, and positions to do for me what only God can do.” Bill Gothard Idols come in various forms. They can be a hobby that consumes our time, finances, and focus. Possessions or positions, which make … Continue reading

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Slave Versus Son

  “I am not yet able to fully believe that where my failings are great, ‘grace is always greater.’” Henri Nouwen There are many nuggets of wisdom in the parable of the lost son found in Luke 15:11-32. Pause for a few … Continue reading

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Discouragement

  “When we yield to discouragement, it is usually because we give too much thought to the past or to the future.” St. Therese of Lisieux Discouragement enters through many doors, leaving us feeling “disheartened, deprived of courage or confidence, … Continue reading

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Greater Grace

  “There is no such way to attain to a greater measure of grace as for a man to live up to the little grace he has.” Phillips Brooks When I was pregnant with our second born I worried I … Continue reading

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The Hand of God

My ears had heard of You but now my eyes have seen You.” Job 42:5  I’m always amazed at how God directs us, even when we’re unaware. Last Thursday while cruising Dodge Road heading towards Costco, I “accidentally” got off … Continue reading

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The Great Exchange

“The best news the world ever had came from a graveyard.” Anonymous The greatest day in history took place over 2000 years ago, the day when Jesus Christ conquered sin and death. Easter signifies hope. Though my sins are like … Continue reading

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Companions

“I used to think that God’s gifts were on shelves one above the other and that the taller we grew in Christian character the more easily we could reach them. I now find that God’s gifts are on shelves one … Continue reading

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