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Monthly Archives: February 2017

Lessons from Eve

I sat in on an adult Sunday school class a few weeks ago. They are journeying through Genesis, one of my favorite books of the Bible. There’s just so much that happens in that book. The world gets created. Humanity gets created. Humanity falls. The flood occurs and all kinds of other major events. On … Continue reading »

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Not Natural, Supernatural

At the weekly Bible study that I attend, we have been talking about the Gospel of Matthew. This week we were talking about the, “eye for an eye” and the “love your enemies,” part found in chapter five. I don’t know about you, but I have always found those verses a little tough to swallow. … Continue reading »

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A Call to Actively Seek

Albert Einstein once said, “There are only two ways to live your life. One, is though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is.” Those are wise and deep words spoken by one of the most brilliant men who ever lived. It’s interesting to me that so often, Christians are criticized for … Continue reading »

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Keeping the Right Focus

My hubby, my kids and I, have been working on remodeling our deck, since the summer. Being do-it-yourselfers, requires lots of time and patience. Getting any work done requires the weather to cooperate, as well as open schedules, which tend to be rare when you are raising teenagers. But, lately, we have had spring weather … Continue reading »

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The Light After the Darkness

The Bible study that my hubby and I attend, recently focused on the temptation of Jesus, out in the wilderness, found in Matthew. There are certain aspects of that account, that always jump out at me. One is that Satan doesn’t even go after Jesus until He’s at His weakest, nothing to eat for forty … Continue reading »

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Soaking Up Blessings

My kids have today off for a winter break. I really have no idea why, but I’m super thankful for an extra day to spend with them. I’ve learned in my faith walk to just give thanks when blessings happen, even when they don’t make sense. I am taking the opportunity to soak up every … Continue reading »

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Prepare the Way

My hubby and I have been attending a Bible study at our church. This one is focusing on the close relationship between the Gospel of Matthew in the New Testament and the Book of Isaiah in the Old Testament. It’s fascinating stuff. When we are able to look back across centuries and see how God … Continue reading »

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Supernatural Strength

I recently had a bit of a health scare. After a yearly visit to my doctor, I got the dreaded call that I needed to come in for another mammogram and possibly an ultrasound. I got the news from the young doctor who replaced my doctor of over twenty years who just retired. She assured … Continue reading »

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Super Bowl Revelations

Last Sunday night, the world was treated to Super Bowl 51. The entire state of Georgia was atwitter with the possibility of the Falcons winning a Super Bowl. Schools all over the state had Falcons Day. Offices across the state encouraged their employees to dress in Falcons garb. There were even churches who got in … Continue reading »

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He’s in the In-Between Too

I have always found February to be a particularly tiring month. Christmas has come and gone. The idea of a brand new year has worn off. It’s cold outside. I struggle with an exercise routine. There’s nothing new on the horizon at the moment. Spring is a couple of months away and I’m tired. My … Continue reading »

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