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November 22, 2019

Growing in Christ

Recently, when I visited the fields that my grandfather had farmed, I encountered a surprise. Expecting to see open fields, I walked into a forest of giant loblolly pine trees. The...

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November 21, 2019

God’s Love

After I decided to quit my job, I was able to open my house to any of the mountain-village children who wanted to learn English and mathematics for free. At first...

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November 20, 2019

Out the Back Window

My dog, Ranger, was sitting in the passenger seat of my vehicle as I was driving down a rural, dirt road on a summer afternoon. Soon I drove past a rabbit...

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November 19, 2019

Clear Conscience

When I walked into the car dealership, I asked to speak to the owner about a personal matter. Palms sweating and stomach churning, I entered the office. “I’m a thief,” I...

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November 18, 2019

Servant Heart

For six weeks my broken knee had limited my ability to do things for myself. When my friend offered to come over and care for my feet, I reluctantly accepted. She...

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November 17, 2019

Our Prime Meridian

On a ministry trip, I stopped in London and spent a day at the Greenwich Observatory, from which all time zones of the world are measured: Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). It’s...

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November 16, 2019

Guide Our Steps

A few months after my graduation from high school, I found myself running to find a safe place to hide. My native country had broken into a war (genocide) that killed...

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November 15, 2019

Faithful in Service

“Bob is celebrating his 90th birthday next week,” I remarked to my husband. “I could get him a card and bake him something. He’s been so lonely since his wife went...

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November 14, 2019

God Provides

In today’s passage, Jesus sends out the twelve disciples to teach and heal. I believe we are all called to follow Jesus’ command by sharing the gospel and leading others to...

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November 13, 2019

Letting Go

It was almost noon, and I was anxious. I was waiting to see if I was going to get a delivery of shingles medication that has to be started soon after...

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Vulnerability

“I believe with all my heart that vulnerability and authenticity are the only way to find wholeness in Jesus Christ. … I believe in the holistic, healing love and salvation in Jesus Christ, who walks with us in the valleys and brings beauty from ash heaps again and again and again. I am here to tell you that I have been on the mountaintops and in the valleys, and I have discovered that we need a reset in our souls. We need to share stories so that others will too. When we’re free to be real, that’s when the real joy comes.” Read more.