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Return to Paradise

Sometimes something that we’ve looked forward to for a while turns out to be a disappointment. Sometimes, it turns out to be even better than we imagined! Continue reading

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Even Better Than Expected

A chance reunion with a former student leads to a reflection on how God sometimes gives us something better than what we asked for. Continue reading

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The Joy of Anticipation

What do new carpet, a mud run in Tennessee and heaven have in common? More than you might guess! Continue reading

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Precious Memories

I doubt that we have any notion at all of how many times we have been lifted up in his arms, how often he has tenderly closed his eyes and drawn us close, delighting in the closeness and aching for the day when we will see him as he is. Continue reading

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The Orphan Goes Berry Pickin’

Somehow, I have stepped into another place, another time. A place and time that have always been and yet have never been before. Continue reading

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Orphan Reunion

I stand and smile for a moment, thinking that finally Dad and Rueben can be together for more than just the few hours they shared on an April day, more than seventy years ago. Finally, both of them can be with their fathers in that place where there are no orphans. Continue reading

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