Special Occasions

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THE CAUSE: John 3:16 CEV “God loved the people of this world so much that He gave His only Son, so that everyone who has faith in Him will have eternal life and never really die.” Love The Lamb: John 1:29 NIV The next day John saw Jesus coming toward him and said, “Look, the […]

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O Yahweh, our Adonay, how majestic is your name throughout the earth! Your glory is sung above the heavens. (v.1) I wish you could see what I see; the lens does not give proper justice to the beauty.  The beauty of spring, watching the trees stretch and yawn, waking from the long sleep of winter. […]

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Sean jumped in the car after school today, threw a paper in my direction, and said “Read this!” I glanced over the newsletter and saw the announcement of a new school-wide project.  As he buckled in, he announced that we needed to go home and find shoes that we don’t need or that don’t fit […]

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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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His love is not a human love, it is a God-sized love that has no conditions or boundaries.  In fact He crosses human boundaries to get to me every day.  There was a time in my life when I walked away like the prodigal, thinking I knew how best to live my life.  He waited […]

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I was charmed recently to observe a young teen couple who obviously liked one another, but who were terrified that the other might recognize their interest.  They verbally danced an intricate dance of advance and retreat.  I wished them well; I recognized the dance. Being a young teen is emotional chaos.  As you begin to […]

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