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Freedom Ramp

When we are well and life is fantastic, we take things for granted, even the smallest things. Many of you know I have a sister fighting the BIG fight, and has been for one year, four months. Every single day since Kaye has been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic and liver cancer, she has had…

Travel Choices

On the route I generally take home there is a section of the road that looks quite bumpy and holds moisture no matter the season. The temptation is to drive on the wrong side of the road, however, you also find yourself unable to see oncoming traffic. It’s extra complicated if anyone is parked along…

God Sees His Son in Us

Has anyone ever mentioned that you look just like your mom or have eyes like your dad, beautiful hair like your sister or you smile just like your brother? The Bible says in Genesis 1:27 that God created mankind in HIS image and likeness. God’s design of man is perfect. When God looks at us,…

Wonder

Last week a friend let me borrow a book, though apparently it’s already been sitting on my shelf for years. I may have too many books. It’s a book called Dangerous Wonder. And it’s about the value of childlike faith. And it is of value, without a doubt. A mother and her little boy were…

A Chance Encounter

After taking communion I encountered a couple seated in the chairs, heads bowed, hands clasped together, and one praying over the other. Changing direction, I headed to the prayer candle table. My prayers of thanksgiving were: that people had been led to pause to turn burdens over to the power of God; that folks had…

Worship

John Huffman describes a moment he had with his daughter. He had been away for several weeks on a mission’s trip. When his airplane landed, he could hardly wait to see his wife and four kids, but he and the other passengers were detained in customs for two hours. Finally they let them proceed to…

reGift: Love

I recently read an article pointing out we are the difference-maker representing God to those just getting to know Jesus, or folks who can’t yet understand why we set aside what we have for the benefit of “church”. Think about it this way: Most folks acknowledge, or are at least aware of Jesus at Christmas…