When they walk through the Valley of Weeping, it will become a place of refreshing springs. The autumn rains will clothe it with blessings. They will continue to grow stronger, and each of them will appear before God in Jerusalem. Psalm 8467 (NLT)... read more
This is the tale of how my husband and I nearly blew it. It all started last summer, well, actually it started a few years before that so I need to back up even a bit further. We live in a townhome and so we are a part of an association. There are... read more
Life gets busy. If you are not careful, you will quickly find yourself running in circles with no time for anyone let alone yourself and perhaps ...even God. You are full of good intentions. You tell God, quot;Gotta run but I will be back later. I... read more
I was first introduced to John Bunyan39;s quot;The Pilgrim39;s Progressquot; when I was about seven years old. In fact, looking back, I have no doubt that God used those lessons, adapted for children by Child Evangelism Fellowship, to lay the... read more
We all want to have some sort of impact or leave some sort of imprint in this world. Some people are rather vocal about that desire whereas others just sort of shyly smile as if you have discovered their secret. Some people will flat out deny it for... read more
Last week my husband and I were visiting relatives in Colorado Springs. One day we decided to drive up Pikes Peak which has an elevation of 14,115 feet (nearly4,302 meters). This was my second visit to Pikes Peak. The first time my aunt, who lives in... read more
Things have been a bit... busy, yeah that39;s the word I was looking for, at my house lately. My grandsons, aged 2 12 and 11 months have been spending a lot of time there. When you say the words quot;two year oldquot;, peopleget a slightly... read more
I39;ve had to deal with some serious health issues over the past 11 years so it did not surprise me that over time, it affected my body. Then of course there is that little issue of growing older. I have reached the age when my body reminds me that... read more
My heart sank as I listened to the voice on the other end of the phone. Several days earlier, my car had been totaled and the day before I had sent the title by overnight express to my insurance company so they could issue payment to both myself as... read more
Note This photo was taken after my car had been carefully pushed up off the green as the tow truck was prohibited from going onto the turf. I admit it. I was not paying attention to what I should have been. Busy with my thoughts, I missed a changing... read more
She and her husband opened a small cafeteriastyle steakhouse in a small town about 35 years ago. She ran it with her husband until his death six years ago. Now she runs it with her children.While steak dominates the menu, there are also items that... read more
I39;m currently reading a book called, quot;Fix It! Whose problem is it?quot; by Rob Ketterling. The author breaks the problems we encounter into three catergories of responsibility. The first category is the type of problems that are our own... read more
My heart felt sick as I visited the Facebook pages of some friends yesterday. They were all people whom I had known since childhood and all of them profess to be Christians. I have attended church with them andworked beside them in places like Sunday... read more
And they all ate and were satisfied. Matthew 1420 (ESV) It had been a long day. The crowd of more than 5,000 men (plus women and children), had listened to Jesus all day and were undoubtedly tired and hungry. In fact, the disciples urged Jesus to... read more
A healthy tree cannot bear bad fruit, nor can a diseased tree bear good fruit. Matthew 718 (ESV) When I read this verse earlier today, I could not help but think about how some would argue against this analogy. They would be quick to point out the... read more
On my way to church yesterday, I noted the beautiful winter sky and thought to myself that if I had not listened to the weather report, I would have never known there had been a winter storm warning issued for later that day. I would have never known... read more
A while backsome friends of mine were in an accident that totalled their car. Unfortunately, they were still making payments on that vehicle and the settlement was for less than what they owed and of course, were responsible for the shortfall. In the... read more
I am not ashamed to admit I simply don t stand a chance without God. My family and most of my friends know that I had a subarachnoid hemorrhage due to a ruptured brain aneurysm nine years ago...in my sleep. That doesn t just happen, folks. People who... read more
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I was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer in December 2007, a few months after I joined CB and went through treatment. Two years later, without any warning, a cerebral aneurysm ruptured when I was asleep. It is only by the grace of God that I not only survived but that I am able to type these words today. Though we may face trouble, we do not have to be victims of our circumstances, we can be victors over them through Jesus Christ. (Romans 8:35-39)
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