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Never Let Go

A new song. It comes as for many months, I and many others at my church have found themselves coming to grips with both realities and possibilities with Mike (not his real name), as Mike battles cancer. 459 more words

Reflections

Dialogue

This morning’s psalm (91) is a confident prayer of trust on the part of the psalmist and a loving response from God. The translation of Nan Merrill in her book, … 208 more words

None of Those Who Take Refuge in Him

None  of Those  Who Take Refuge  in Him

When nothing appears  to be going right  —  and evils  of all sorts  seem to be rapidly gaining  the upper hand  —  a Christian might be tempted   to wonder  if God will come  to the rescue.     459 more words

Hallelujah!

Live Every Moment

Learning Resilience and Courage on the Jetty

Tattooed teenaged lovers embrace, determined fishermen guard buckets of squid, skipping children shriek, feisty parents snap Facebook-worthy photographs, smiling mutts chase a soggy tennis ball… 498 more words

Mindfulness

A Shelter in a Time of Storm

I am so thankful that after four years of widowhood, I have safely reached the shoreline and the storm has gone out to sea. Today in church we sang “A Shelter in a Time of Storm.” The chorus says, “Jesus is a rock in a weary land, a shelter in a time of storm.” My, what a storm those first few years were! 332 more words

Grief

call on His name

The name of the Lord is a strong fortress; the godly run to Him and are safe. Proverbs 18:10

Not only is God Himself our stronghold, our safe refuge, but…

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