Posts Tagged with "death"

Season’s Healings

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

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As she stood in that familiar station in the kitchen, stirring the filling for the Thanksgiving pies, she could feel the tears welling up, then meandering down her cheek and then finally dropping into the pie mix. She vainly smiled thinking, “Well, there’s some of the salt I needed to add anyway.” The stirring of […]

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Promises

Sunday, June 26, 2011

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Remember the Magic 8 Ball? It was that toy that you thought of a question in your mind and then shook the Magic 8 Ball and then it gave you an “answer.” Now they have the Magic 8 Ball online. Back in the day, we could ask it questions such as “Does he/she like me?” […]

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Possibility

Saturday, May 14, 2011

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It’s happening right now somewhere… Someone is facing what seems to be or actually is an impossible situation or decision. Deciding to start chemo again or not. Resisting drugs or alcohol after being clean for a significant amount of time. To go see a lawyer about a divorce. To quit or try again. To forgive. […]

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(You Are) Wonderfully Made

Sunday, September 19, 2010

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Psalm 139:13-14 Wonderfully Made (Classic) “For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well.” Psalm 139:13-14 I don’t know much about knitting… But I do know that knitting is a craft […]

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Best of Living Water 2009

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

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Here they are – The best of Living Waters from 2009. Thank you for your support and prayers. February – Peace in the Storm But I also know that Jesus is in the boat. And he is peace personified and he is saying, “I’ve got this” to whatever storms you or others are facing. And […]

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Turning Point

Friday, August 28, 2009

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Turning Point O Lord! When someone lets go of decades of pain and suffering and begins to move toward wholeness – We turn to you and give thanks that healing is possible through you. When our young people, despite our best efforts, lose their way and find themselves in all kinds of prisons – We […]

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The Heart of a Pastor, Part I

Thursday, July 16, 2009

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In the last couple of months, I have been vividly reminded of why I do what I do. Pure ministry – loving, leading, and encouraging others in Christ’s name by Christ’s power. To be the presence of Christ, an ambassador, in the best and worst times of His people’s lives. To offer prayers when words […]

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Wonderfully Made

Thursday, July 9, 2009

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“For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well.” Psalm 139:13-14   I don’t know much about how to knit…   But I do know that knitting is a craft that […]

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Life and Death

Thursday, June 18, 2009

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John 5:24 Life and Death            “It’s urgent that you listen carefully to this: Anyone here who believes what I am saying right now and aligns himself with the Father…has at this very moment the real, lasting life and is no longer condemned to be an outsider. This person has taken a giant step from […]

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Now What?

Thursday, June 4, 2009

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Life is about moments.   And there are certain kinds of moments.   There are the moments when we are facing unknown territory – whether by choice or by circumstances. Moments like graduations, marriages, new jobs or promotions, birth of children. Other moments like losing jobs, a devastating diagnosis, loss of financial resources, divorce or […]

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