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“Trees of the Field Clap Their Hands” — Celebrate the Glory and Mercy of God in the Midst of COVID-19

“For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways,” declares the Lord.  “As the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts.  As the rain and the snow come down from heaven, and do not return to it without watering the earth […]

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Love and Pomegranates for Your Valentine

    The Essence of Pomegranate in Scripture: Ruby Red Seeds of Love  God is love, and God loves ruby red pomegranates! If I were the designer, I would incorporate what I love. First mentioned in Exodus, pomegranates were included in God’s design for the priest’s robe. Embroidered around the hem in blue, purple, and scarlet, […]

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How Does an Author Get Started?

Where does an author’s journey begin? How do they get their start in the world of words and books? I put pen to the beginnings of my humble journey as a contribution to my friend, Candace West Posey’s blog last October.  Sunday School lesson folders from my childhood featured a colorful picture on the front depicting […]

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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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