Time

Recently I have been thinking about how quickly time unfolds. Spring becomes summer, summer becomes autumn and soon winter is on the doorstep. Even in the life cycle, the pace quickly unfolds: Babies become toddlers. They quickly develop into the next size clothes or shoes. Soon they are ready for their next adventure of walking, …

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Along life’s journey there are mountains to be climbed and mountains to remove. The most important thing is knowing the difference. When I climb a mountain that is a large object in my way distorting my life view, I find disappointment and defeat. I find myself falling down without the supports that uphold me. I …

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Heart Check

Winter weather awakens me to realize that there is such a thing as a cold or hardened heart. In times such as this, where the maturing process of God is upon us, our old ways can become just routine ways of doing life. In these times our hearts cry out for fresh fire, fresh wind, …

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Turning of Age Every year as the date changes, we find ourselves writing, typing and reading the new month and year. It sometimes requires a little crossing out or writing over, until we get it down to the new pattern. This year the new number for the year is 2021. We have already adjusted to …

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In December our thoughts turn to Jesus’ birth. We are challenged to reflect on how to bring Jesus into our current world.  As 2020 winds down, there are many opinions stirring around us. As believers we are of the kingdom of Light. We are given the message of hope and joy in the midst of …

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Transition

As we are learning how to transition into the new season, there are some things that seem to stand out. Leaves change color letting us notice that things are changing and we are headed into colder weather. Spiritually too, things stand out to let us know that the seasons are changing. We are headed into …

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The month of August is the eighth month of the year. The number eight generally signifies new beginnings. I would like  to reflect briefly on some new beginnings that we are experiencing. At this time of year I am starting to harvest some things from my garden. This encourages me to try new herbs, new …

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July in America reminds us of independence, symbolic of a free nation. As believers we have freedom in Christ: a people who are free to worship our God. We have access to our Father through Jesus who paid the price for us. Jesus paid so we could be free from the bondage of sin and …

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