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Hang on Tight

Posted on July 19, 2013 in

“But in their time of trouble they cried to you, and you heard them from heaven… But when all was going well, your people turned to sin again, and once more you let their enemies conquer them” (Nehemiah 9:27-28 NLT).…

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When They Attack

Posted on July 18, 2013 in

“We wait in hope for the LORD; he is our help and our shield” (Psalm 33:20). My 4-year-old granddaughter clapped from the car seat in the back. “Are we there yet?” “Almost,” I said. “Don 

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Thanks, Cat. I Needed That!

Posted on July 17, 2013 in

by Kay Marshall Strom My dad’s cat has a strong arm, a determined spirit, and a sound conviction that all God’s creatures should be free. When Smoky decides he wants to roam, he goes over to the door, stands up on his back leg…

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Summers of World War II

Posted on July 16, 2013 in

“John answered, ‘Anyone who has two shirts should share with the one who has none, and anyone who has food should do the same’” (Luke 3:11 NIV). During World War II family and neighbors gathered together on summer …

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Traveling Light

Posted on July 15, 2013 in

Reading: Hebrews 12: 1-12 ‘Let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles and let us run …v.1 Does summer time give you the urge to de-clutter? It usually means that we can wear lighter clothes a…

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A Note to Dads: Six Strategies for Entering Her World

Posted on July 14, 2013 in

by Jay Payleitner Entering the world of a 12-year-old girl can be tricky. She still wants to spend time with her father, but she’s also setting up boundaries and trying to figure out how to make her own decisions. That’s part …

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Peace Like a Duckling

Posted on July 12, 2013 in

by Dianne Neal Matthews That hot afternoon I rushed around from errand to errand, shoulders tensed and hands gripping the steering wheel. The heavy traffic did nothing to soothe the turmoil in my spirit. My thoughts darted back an…

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Parade of Nations

Posted on July 11, 2013 in

“The city does not need the sun or the moon to shine on it, for the glory of God gives it light, and the Lamb is its lamp. The nations will walk by its light, and the kings of the earth will bring their splendor into it. On …

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