Deception

Christian symbol

by Mindi Jo Furby Identity.  A basic yet crucial aspect of life.  Billions of dollars are spent every year appealing to our identities ~ from paying therapists to figure out who we are to paying doctors to transform unappealing body parts. Some of us live our entire lives in an identity crisis.  We’re always striving […]

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Spring

I don’t shock easily.  I have been around a long time and have known all kinds of people.  None of us, not even Christians, even distantly approaches perfection.  However, I must admit I was recently appalled to read in the “Church Around the World” publication that “data suggests that the overwhelming majority of Christian young […]

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I lived most of my life to please others.  I was the person they needed and wanted me to be.  It did not matter who I really was inside; if I didn’t fit their mold, I changed myself to make them happy.  So many years buried under so many masks, it’s no wonder I lost […]

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Winter Scene 1

It is snowing again. It is ironic how, at the beginning of winter, snow makes me feel good.  I remember all the fun things from my childhood: sledding, snow forts, catching the first flakes on my tongue.  The stark, bare trees and the forlorn drifts of lifeless autumnal leaves are covered over by a pristine […]

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Everything we see, everything we hear, everything we feel ~ it can all tell us that it’s time to quit trying, to give up our dream and our calling, to give into despair. Sometimes, it would be easier to slide right into believing all of these things that are right in front of us.  It […]

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white-blue pansy

Psalm 3: A Psalm of David, when he fled from Absalom his son. O Lord, how my adversaries have increased! Many are rising up against me. Many are saying of my soul, “There is no deliverance for him in God.” Selah. But You, O Lord, are a shield about me, My glory, and the One […]

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