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Shaping Us Into Something Beautiful

Psalm 66:10  For You have put us to the test, O God; You have refined us as silver is refined. This week we went to one of our local museums to see a demonstration of blacksmithing by one of our friends. … Continue reading

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Level Ground

Psalm 143:10  Teach me how to do Your will, for You are my God. Allow Your good Spirit to guide me on level ground, to guide me along Your path.  (VOICE) I recently started walking every evening around my neighborhood. … Continue reading

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Trusting a Good God

Psalm 118:1  Give thanks to the Eternal because He is always good.     He never ceases to be loving and kind. (VOICE) Trusting God has been a life-long struggle for me. When things are confusing or chaotic or just plain scary, my default … Continue reading

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God’s Extravagance

1 John 3:1a  Consider the kind of extravagant love the Father has lavished on us – He calls us children of God! It’s true; we are His beloved children. We’ve just returned from a trip through Glacier National Park and … Continue reading

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The Pattern I Can’t See

Psalm 147:5  Our Lord is great. Nothing is impossible with His overwhelming power. He is loving, compassionate, and wise beyond all measure.  (VOICE) In the complicated and irregular world of my stepson’s mental illness, nothing is more important than my … Continue reading

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Freedom in Christ

Galatians 2:19  The law has provided the means to end my dependence on it for righteousness, and so I died to the law. Now I have found the freedom to truly live for God.  (VOICE) Sometimes in the stresses of … Continue reading

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My Big God and My Small Problems

Psalm 8:1  O Eternal, our Lord, Your majestic name is heart throughout the earth; Your magnificent glory shines far above the skies.  (VOICE) On our recent vacation we drove half-way across the country to be with family. I love that … Continue reading

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