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Saturday Morning Thoughts: Tragedy, Sin, and Spiritual Warfare

Last week I made a quick, spur of the moment, trip to see my husband’s parents. Mine are both gone for over 22 years now and my in-laws have been as parents to me for many years.  As a result … Continue reading

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Checking in, an Update on Life

It’s been quite a long time I’ve ignored my blog. I apologize to those who have followed me over the last three years for taking so long to write anything. So much has been going on the past few months. … Continue reading

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Learning to be an Intercessor

Over the years I’ve had periods of time that I delved deeply into the Word of God and those times were times of growth. I spent many hours in prayer as well, mostly for my family in those years. Having … Continue reading

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Fruit of the Spirit – Part 7 Gentleness and Self Control

It has been awhile since I last penned part 6 of this series. Much has happened and I had written most of the part on gentleness in October of last year. I didn’t realize it had been that long. I’ve … Continue reading

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Nothing New Under the Sun

Every morning, at least most days, I spend time reading scripture and praying. I don’t follow any scheduled scripture reading plan, I’m just reading straight through the את CEPHER I gave myself this year. Sunday morning’s devotional reading happened to … Continue reading

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Proclaim the Wonderful Works of Yahuah

Psalm 145:3-5 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB) 3 Yahweh is great and is highly praised; His greatness is unsearchable. 4 One generation will declare Your works to the next and will proclaim Your mighty acts. 5 I[a] will speak of Your splendor and glorious … Continue reading

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Fruit of the Spirit (Part 6) Faith/Faithfulness

Galatians 5:22-23 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB) 22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faith,[a] 23 gentleness, self-control. Against such things there is no law. In the verses above the Holman translation uses faith, the King James Version uses faithfulness. From the Strong’s … Continue reading

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Fruit of the Spirit (Part 5) – Kindness and Goodness

Galatians 5:22-23 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB) 22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faith,[a] 23 gentleness, self-control. Against such things there is no law. I had thought that this one would be an easy blog post to write, however, it was more … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Today

Today is our national holiday originally intended to honor the labor force.  Many people have to work today regardless. But that is not what is on my heart today. In the wake of hurricane Harvey I’ve been viewing news reports … Continue reading

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Fruit of the Spirit (Part 4) – Patience

Galatians 5:22-23 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB) 22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faith, 23 gentleness, self-control. Against such things there is no law. At some point we all lose patience with something or someone. I know that my patience sometimes wears … Continue reading

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