Tag Archives: trials

Turning the corner from despair to peace

A lot of people related to yesterday’s blog.  It was about seasons in life, and in particular the Christian life.  I do not know if a lot will relate to today’s post, but I know a lot of people who … Continue reading

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Tender Little Plants

Diane got some tender little buttercup plants, among other plants, from a friend today.  She brought them home and planted them.  The greenery looks fragile and delicate.  They will probably look wilty all day today.  The good news is our … Continue reading

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Faith in spite of reasons to doubt

My sermon Sunday was from Acts 3 about God, through Peter and John, healing and allowing a lame man to walk.  I’ve heard it preached over and over and I have preached that story myself more than once.  I have … Continue reading

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Maybe one more prayer will do it

Bart Millard from MercyMe shared a testimony about how he feels about his son who has been a diabetic since he was 2 years old.  His son is now a teenager.  He said as they were leaving a doctors appointment, … Continue reading

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All I can do is trust Him

About a month ago Diane and I were in Aldi’s grocery store and we watched a girl put a big, handwritten pink sign in the meat department.  When she walked away I went over and looked and it said “Chicken … Continue reading

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God knows

In 2012, Diane and I were at a New Year’s Eve party at the home of Dave & Shelly Barr.  We met a pastor friend of theirs named Brian Harkness. Brian is the one who told me about Samaritan’s Purse … Continue reading

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When you get off course

This morning when I went into the church sanctuary, as I always do I looked to see if the Roomba was docked.  For those who do not know, the Roomba is an automatic carpet vacuum.  Once in a while it’s … Continue reading

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