From time to time, someone goes missing. They were last seen climbing a mountain, swimming in the ocean, or hiking some remote trail. Too often the search is only partially successful, a body is found, but the person has died. Often, a person lost results in a tragedy. There is a different kind of lost.…

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I have grown weary with my crying. — Psalm 69:4a. A confession. I was with my father the night he died. For the next few days, I was caught up in comforting my mother and family, helping with the funeral arrangements, attending services and hosting all the mourners at our house. Those days were a blur, but…

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Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears. — Les Brown. I was talking to a friend about dreams, and he said, “I’m too old to dream.” That statement brought on a discussion because I believe one is never too old to dream. We may have to be…

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Then he began to speak…. — Matthew 5:2. Have you ever wished you could actually hear the voice of God? I know, that through prayer and meditation we think we hear him, and there are those who claim that God spoke directly to him, but I mean wouldn’t it be nice to actually hear him speak…

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Today is one of the three ember days, days set aside for prayer, fasting, and to give thanks for God’s creation of the earth. Recently we have had several tragedies in the U.S. that remind us of the fragility of our planet. Hurricane Ida not only devastated Louisiana but created havoc all the way to…

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