Category Archives: 2014

As Gracious As I Might Be

“Enlarge the place of your tent, and let them stretch out the curtains of your dwellings; do not spare; lengthen your cords, and strengthen your stakes. For you shall expand to the right and to the left, and your descendants … Continue reading

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On Wisemen And Wiseguys

“Then he said to me, “Write: Blessed are those who are called to the marriage supper of the Lamb!” And he said to me, “These are the true sayings of God!” And I fell at his feet to worship him. … Continue reading

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Flood Abatement

“So shall they fear the name of the LORD from the west, and His glory from the rising of the sun; when the enemy comes in like a flood, the Spirit of the Lord will lift up a standard against … Continue reading

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Time Is On Our Side, Yes It is

“Through the LORD’s mercies we are not consumed, because His compassions fail not. They are new every morning; great is Your faithfulness. ‘The LORD is my portion,’ says my soul, ‘Therefore I hope in Him!’” Lamentations 3:22-24 This from Lynne … Continue reading

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Twenty-Five And Holding

“He has made everything beautiful in its time. He has also set eternity in the human heart; yet no one can fathom what God has done from beginning to end.” Ecclesiastes 3:11 NIV I was a young woman when I … Continue reading

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Altars and Ambition

“As for man, his days are like grass; as the flower of the field, so he flourishes. For the wind passes over it, and it is gone, and its place remembers it no more. But the mercy of the Lord … Continue reading

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Happily Ever After

“Therefore the redeemed of the Lord shall return, and come with singing unto Zion; and everlasting joy shall be upon their heads: they shall obtain gladness and joy, and sorrow and mourning shall flee away.” Isaiah 51:11 KJV I have … Continue reading

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Of Human Bondage

“The captive exile and he who is bent down by chains shall speedily be released; and he shall not die and go down to the pit of destruction, nor shall his food fail. For I am the Lord your God, … Continue reading

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This Is Water

“My conscience is clear, but that does not make me innocent. It is the Lord who judges me.” 1 Corinthians 4:4 NIV The other day I tuned in a local Christian radio station in time to hear Oak Cliff pastor … Continue reading

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(Don’t) Take Another Little Piece of My Heart

“The Spirit of the Lord God is upon Me, because the Lord hath anointed Me…to bind up the brokenhearted…” Isaiah 61:1 KJV This from a June 2005 issue of the Harvard Heart Letter: “Intimate connections between the heart and mind … Continue reading

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Trivial Pursuit

“Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you pay tithe of mint and anise and cumin, and have neglected the weightier matters of the law: justice and mercy and faith. These you ought to have done, without leaving the … Continue reading

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The Unbearable Lightness of Being (In Him)

“Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for … Continue reading

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