STEDFAST

Create in me a clean heart, O God, And renew a stedfast spirit within me. Psalm 51:10 Stedfast – fixed in direction; firm in purpose, resolution, faith; firmly established; unwavering. Having lost my husband four and a half years ago, I would say that grief over his passing held me …

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ONLY ONE LIFE

A Time to be born and a time to die. Eccl.3:1 Only One Life Twill Soon Be Past Only What’s Done For Christ Will Last. It has been years since I first heard this little poem, but it has stuck in my mind like a wet tongue on a frosty …

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SAYING GOODBYE

I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us. Romans 8:18 During the past month I have attended two funerals. I have never seen two more opposite situations. People throughout the world bury their dead ritualistically and sometimes the rituals …

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PRAYING FOR ME?

“Then you shall call, and the Lord will answer; You shall cry, and He will say, ‘Here I am.’ Isaiah 59:1 The prayers of others: how often have they helped me when I was not even aware someone was praying for me?  How effective are my own prayers when I …

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