Tag Archives: Jesus

A Nighttime Conversation

What began as a stop along the journey to KNOW and BECOME LIKE Jesus, has turned into a lesson from God today on HOW TO BE WITH Jesus.  We are on a night visit, and joining a man whose heart … Continue reading

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A Wedding Surprise

Dust your feet off, put on your best, and scoot alongside. Here’s our chance to be wedding crashers, without the chance of being thrown out by the bride’s family! Let’s tuck ourselves in at the celebration and watch. Reading the gospel … Continue reading

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When You Need a Valentine Every Day

Yesterday, a sweet-faced and gentle-spirited student of mine carefully carried a beautiful orchid and little box of chocolates into school and left them on my desk for me to find. His family takes every opportunity heralded by Hallmark to bless … Continue reading

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When Leaves Fall and Autumn is Breathed In

I am pondering aromas today. It might have something to do with the fact that I am sitting here quiet, surrounded by a darkened fall morn, hoping to infuse the day with one of my favorite Yankee Candle scents, Autumn … Continue reading

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When You Fall in an Unguarded Moment

I don’t like being startled. It brings out my ugliness. I am sitting here in the early morning semi-silence of compromise, praying. Scott is whirring away on the exercise bike and Libby is gnawing noisily on her bone. Those are … Continue reading

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When the Same Old Heart Battles Rage and We’re Never Satisfied

I am sitting here in quiet again, staring out the bay window at the fat, fluffy flakes falling steadily, covering limb and lawn on this last day of winter. The list is long, and motivation is short. Watching the finches … Continue reading

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When a Tiny Crack of Opportunity Opens

Recently, I was reading a Nigerian folk tale with my top reading group.  It’s called “It’s all the Fault of Adam.” A short summary would be that our main character, Iyapo, is a poor woodcutter, who works hard all day … Continue reading

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