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The Secret to Catching Fireflies

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Scripture: “You light a lamp for me. The LORD, my God, lights up my darkness.” – Psalm 18:28 During the summer months, my son Caleb’s and my favorite thing to do in the evening is catching fireflies. We enjoy seeing who can catch the most, and then we release them. One night, I had only managed […]

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On the Other Side of Pain

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Scripture: “O Lord, do not rebuke me in Your anger, or discipline me in Your wrath. Be gracious to me, O Lord, for I am languishing; O Lord, heal me, for my bones are shaking with terror. My soul also is struck with terror, while You, O Lord—how long? Turn, O Lord, save my life; […]

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Never Alone

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Scripture: “… Be strong and courageous; do not be frightened or dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.” – Joshua 1:9 For the first 15 years of my life, God was very good to me. I grew up going to church and was always thankful for everything God had given […]

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Warm Comfort During Times of Grief

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Scripture: “You have turned my mourning into joyful dancing. You have taken away my clothes of mourning and clothed me with joy that I might sing praises to You and not be silent. O Lord my God, I will give You thanks forever.” – Psalm 30:11-12  We lost our daughter in April. Ever since then, […]

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I, Like the Starfish

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Scripture: “You, God, are my God, earnestly I seek You; I thirst for You, my whole being longs for You, in a dry and parched land where there is no water.” – Psalm 63: 1   God speaks to us in creative ways. Sometimes it’s through scripture that stands out to us or a Sunday […]

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Love and Healing

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Scripture:  “And one of them struck the servant of the high priest, cutting off his right ear. But Jesus answered, ‘No more of this!’ And He touched the man’s ear and healed him.” – Luke 22:50-51   I was in bed, unable to sleep, praying for healing for my dog, Cooper. His ear had been […]

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How Long, O Lord?

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Scripture: “How long, O Lord? Will You forget me forever? How long will You hide Your face from me? How long must I bear pain in my soul, and have sorrow in my heart all day long? How long shall my enemy be exalted over me? Consider and answer me, O Lord my God! Give light to my […]

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