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A Step Back

"Whoever dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the Lord, “He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust." --Psalm 91:1 (NIV) In our small-group Bible study at church, our fearless leader, Dave, made this statement: "No matter [...]

By |2021-06-12T20:59:32+00:00June 12th, 2021|Faith and Inspiration|0 Comments

A Fence Or a Gateway

The other day, I read a Christian article. The author said, "To my great distress, I sometimes hear people say, in their zeal for fervency and efficacy in prayer, that we should never qualify our prayer requests if it be Your will. Some will even say, to attach those words--those conditional terms--to our prayers is [...]

By |2021-06-05T15:43:17+00:00June 5th, 2021|Faith and Inspiration|0 Comments

“Eternal Burnout”, or “Love’s Barrier”

My mom died several years ago. An industrious woman, she always went out of her way to show us kids that she loved us. Unfortunately, however, she developed dementia, and although she still remembered us kids, she was just a shell of the person I knew. I remember calling her at the nursing home where [...]

By |2021-05-29T19:18:54+00:00May 29th, 2021|All|0 Comments

“Never Getting a Break”, by Carol Weeks

"Teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom." --Psalm 90:12 (NIV) Back in 2019, I was in and out of the hospital due to a severe eye infection. Ultimately my entire right eye, socket, orbit and both the top and bottom eyelids were removed. In total, I spent a [...]

By |2021-05-22T20:29:45+00:00May 22nd, 2021|All|0 Comments

The How or the Who

The idea of seeing my aunt again was bittersweet, but I knew I didn't have much time to play with. I hadn't seen her since I was a child, and now she lived in a group home, suffering with dementia. At least I knew from short conversations on the phone that she remembered me, and [...]

By |2021-05-08T17:13:24+00:00May 8th, 2021|Faith and Inspiration|0 Comments
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