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Coloring a Spectrum of God’s Love

Let’s celebrate National Coloring Day! Friends at Cinnamah-Brosia’s Coffee Cottage love coffee and coloring pages. Go ahead. Grab your colors and coloring book, and let your creativity shine! The word color always brings to my mind a favorite Bible verse from The Message version: Matthew 5:14-16 Here’s another way to put it: You’re here to be […]

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Polka Dots, New Neighbors, and a Thankful Heart

Jesus’ directive is clear: “Love your neighbor as yourself.” ~Mark 12:31 (NLT) And truth be told, we can add “love your neighbor as Jesus’ loves your neighbor.” Jesus loves all people without consideration of any of the marks we often put on another’s worthiness. My family moved frequently. Many ‘new neighbors’ doled out their judgment […]

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Skyline of the Old City at the Western Wall and Temple Mount in Jerusalem, Israel.

Seraphim Worshipping Shook the Foundation – Earthquakes Could Not Topple It

Tornadoes, earthquakes, hurricanes, floods, ice storms, blizzards – all accompanied by waves of destruction of property. Buildings constructed to last are bent like toothpicks. Decades old trees topple. Sadly, often lives are lost as well. After 3 millennium of earthquakes in the area, the foundation of the temple in Jerusalem is still standing. Here’s how […]

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Yay! Kudos for The Essence of Humility

Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! The Essence of Humility (via Celebrate Lit) toured 20 blogs over the last two weeks! Each of the bloggers spent their time reading and reviewing the book. How humbling. And they left so many great comments. A few are shared below. If I included all the kudos, the post […]

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A Humble Background Enhances Our Acts of Love

Come Take a Sneak Peak Into The Essence of Humility . . . The Essence of Flax in the Bible Botanical Name: Linum usitatissimum; all portions of the plant used for clothing, food, and more; native to the Fertile Crescent (Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Cyprus, Jordan, Israel, Palestine, Egypt, southeastern Turkey and western Iran) My grandmother knew […]

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