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No Other Name

Posted on November 25, 2014 in

Philippians 2:5–11 (NIV) In your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ Jesus: Who, being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be used to his own advantage; rather, he m…

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Not Blind

Posted on November 24, 2014 in

by Ava Pennington The ophthalmologist used a swab to numb the white of my husband’s eye in preparation for the injection. I wince at the thought of keeping my eye open while a needle approaches. My husband is much braver than I …

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Greetings from The Collingsworth Family

Posted on November 22, 2014 in

Hi Everyone, Wow! Has this evermore been a busy season. So much happening in such a short amount of time, but then come to think of it, it seems to be that way for just about everyone! For the last six months we have been remodeli…

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Home Away from Home

Posted on November 20, 2014 in

by Linda White Until recently, I worked in a small city, a village, really, where I could walk down to the main street at lunchtime, tug open a door, and lose myself for an hour in an independent bookstore. Entranced by the smell …

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Where Our Song Comes From

Posted on November 17, 2014 in

Psalm 40:1–5 (NIV) I waited patiently for the LORD; he turned to me and heard my cry. He lifted me out of the slimy pit, out of the mud and mire; he set my feet on a rock and gave me a firm place to stand. He put a new song …

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MTL Newsletter

Posted on November 17, 2014 in

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Blessings and Bumps

Posted on November 17, 2014 in

by Dianne Neal Matthews In 2010 my pre-Thanksgiving shopping trip was a bittersweet moment. A few months earlier, my daughter’s family had left the military life for two years so that my son-in-law could finish his bachelor’s…

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Storms

Posted on November 14, 2014 in

by Anne Greene Storms enter our lives with no warning. One year ago my son called and told me his wife hadn’t paid the mortgage on their lovely home for the last six months. The company foreclosed his home, and he and his family…

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