Dona Bakker (California, USA)
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The Lord said, “Keep these words that I am commanding you today in your heart. Recite them to your children and talk about them when you are at home and when you are away, when you lie down and when you rise.” - Deuteronomy 6:6-7 (NRSV)
Over 60 years ago, following a family tragedy, my brother and I moved in with our grandparents. I was eight years old, and it was a significant emotional adjustment. Reading The Upper Room, which I found on my grandmother’s nightstand, guided me through those years. Through those readings and my...
Because of Jesus’ love for me, I always have love to give.
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