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There’s no place like home.

Every person who lives on this earth is simply a sojourner. We are either on our way to a home in heaven or on our way to eternal enslavement. As humans, we resist our itinerant state and attempt to make earth permanent home. We fight for a bit of land, we fight for possessions, we fight to be remembered and admired, and we fight tooth and nail to cling to life. We fight, and are never satisfied.

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Scripture Writing Plan for December: A Joyful Heart

Whether you are reveling in the joys of this season, or (like me) struggle with the limited sunlight and pressures accompanying Christmas, it is my sincere hope that this focus on a joyful heart will uplift you this month. We have the hope of eternal life through Christ Jesus, and that knowledge should sustain us through whatever griefs or delights we endure in this life.

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Does your mind need a little boost?

I've been fighting sickness for nearly two weeks. It started with a cough that stole my voice and ended with a sinus infection. I tried everything to get well and stay well, but in the end I needed to go to the doctor. It seems odd that something so trivial could impact my mood, but… Continue reading Does your mind need a little boost?

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The truth in the music.

Over the weekend as I was whirring around like a tornado cleaning the house, the kids asked to listen to Christmas music. I suppose it really is that time of the year...

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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas! May your day be blessed wherever you are. Please pray for the people who are not able to be with their families or who are having a difficult Christmas, including: Soldiers deployed overseas Law Enforcement on patrol today Nurses and Doctors working today Elderly folks---particularly those in nursing homes---who may not be with… Continue reading Merry Christmas!

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Day 27: Love

In the English language, there is a four-letter word bandied about so casually it has lost its value...

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Day 26: Lights

This post is part of "30 days of Giving Thanks" To read more within this series, click here. We have a fun family tradition that the kids look forward to every year---decorating for Christmas.  The day after Thanksgiving, we pack away the pumpkins and leaves and pull out the reds, silvers, greens and golds of Christmas.… Continue reading Day 26: Lights