Monthly Archives: May 2019

Worthy of Sacrifice

Too cautious of commitment, we never know the fulfillment of purpose. Too impulsive, we find ourselves consumed by something unworthy of the sacrifice. Continue reading

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Back in the Old Days

It’s not what it used to be and maybe it never was, but growing up on a farm and in my family provided a good, solid basis for the next of my life. Continue reading

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Prayer for Four

Perhaps you know someone who could use a bit of prayer this morning… Continue reading

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Peace Beneath the Raging Waters

Even in the midst of loss, there is hope. Even in the midst of destruction, new lives are formed. Even in the flood, Living Water brings life. Continue reading

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I Saw Jesus Sitting on a Storm Sewer

Sometimes all we can do is watch the ones we love walk through the storm of choices that they have made. Keep loving… and keep an umbrella handy. Continue reading

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A Sweet and Lovely Fragrance

Don’t you love that sweet, wonderful smell of peony blooms? I think that’s pretty close to how The One Who Made Us reacts to sincere and simple prayers… Continue reading

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Reflections on National Hospital Week

Whether it’s a nurse or a maintenance worker, a therapist or a physician, a cook or a surgeon, pharmacist or housekeeper, there’s not any job in a hospital that doesn’t matter. Continue reading

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