Purity

Wisdom From a Farmer

by Julie Moore on August 10, 2014

Into The Fields

At the doctor’s office a while ago,  my son and I sat in the waiting room reading.  An older gentleman wanting to talk continued to interrupt us as we read.  He told us about having to get his gallbladder out, that he was a farmer, and how hard it was to get his crops to […]

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This scenario may seem a bit exaggerated, but that is exactly what Hannah endured.  Eli allowed his sons to run wild, without rebuke.   They were having sex with women when they brought sacrifices to the temple.  Eli did accuse Hanna of being drunk, but when she explained why she was praying, Eli blessed her.  […]

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Her Adequacy

by Guest Writer on June 18, 2014

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By Nellie Martin So many times in life we feel inadequate; our past hanging in the back of our mind and our flaws focusing in on us like a sharp shooter.  Some days we feel beautiful and some days we do not.  This roller coaster of emotions drives us crazy and we wonder, “Will I […]

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From Sorrow to Joy I witness again today the birth of another child My husband’s second wife her scorn is nothing mild Relentless she mocks me day by day for my bareness My heart it aches to give a child love and tenderness My husband loves me this I know for sure His love and […]

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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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