Tag Archives: relationship with God

A Forgotten Love

I knew the weeds were growing taller but I have tried not to notice as I pass the garden on my way to the barn each day. It was hit hard by hail in mid August and I have abandoned … Continue reading

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Allured by Grace

Recently I was reading in the book of Hosea. I always find it amazing that I can read a story that I’ve read many times before and suddenly see it in a different light – in gospel light. In the … Continue reading

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Ruined

Earlier this fall, my daughter injured her wrist helping her brother load hay. We thought she either sprained it or perhaps pulled something and that given time it would eventually get better. She immobilized it with a brace and pampered … Continue reading

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Crumpled Faith

“Honey, you have every reason to cry. Crying don’t mean you’ve given up and it don’t mean God has left you or that little boy of yours neither.” These words, spoken to me by a kind, elderly, cleaning lady on … Continue reading

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Whom do I Love, the Gift or the Giver?

I love autumn as summer passes and the days turn cooler, but it often reminds me of how quickly the days, seasons, and years pass. It amazes me to realize it has been over 20 years since I had three … Continue reading

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Broken Gates

Yesterday, I was listening to an audio book by Tim Keller titled, “The Reason for God”. Somewhere in the eleventh or twelfth chapter, Tim Keller begins to speak on forgiveness and how it relates to salvation and why Christ had … Continue reading

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Looking Beyond Fear

I was four years old the first time I ever climbed a tree. On that particular afternoon, billowing thunderclouds were building in the distance while above me the sun was shining. I was alone in the back yard and I … Continue reading

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