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Hidden Pandemic Treasures

SC 30/10/2020

“Look what I found,” my husband said, holding up hidden treasure he discovered amid the cleaning products under the sink. “That’s amazing,” I exclaimed, “I thought we were out, Honey, but they were there all along.” We scored not one, but two—drum roll please—containers of disinfectant wipes, rare commodities since […]

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Christian Alternatives to Halloween

SC 29/10/2020

October paints nature with brilliant fall colors. Halloween decorations adorn yards and doors while store shelves are filled with costumes and candy. But a lot of people are not aware of the origin of Halloween or how “Trick or Treat” started. Thousands of years ago at the end of the […]

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Don’t Stop Short

SC 26/10/2020

Have you ever been ambushed by an unpleasant surprise? Vanderlei de Lima, a Brazilian marathon runner, had an unpleasant surprise in the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece. He had already run over twenty-two miles, with just four more left in the race, when “a crazed man rushed into his […]

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When Life Feels Just Okay

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We all have our moments of desperate. Yesterday was that for me!  Because my daughter’s been on me not to waste the coffee K-cups and, “Mom, these things are good for another cup of coffee.” So when I ran out of caffeine, I left my K-cup nestled and brewed it […]

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Trusting God During Uncertain Times

SC 21/10/2020

With less than two months until graduation, I received an announcement email stating that my graduation from Divinity School would be transitioned to online and the physical ceremony was canceled due to COVID-19 concerns. Though God prepared me for this announcement just two days earlier by placing in my heart […]

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2020 Encouragement

SC 16/10/2020

“Now, friends, read these next words carefully. Slow down and don’t go jumping to conclusions regarding the day when our Master, Jesus Christ, will come back and we assemble to welcome him” (2 Thessalonians 2:1-2, MSG). These words could’ve been written in 2020, but they are actually from about AD […]

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The Sparrow’s Rescue

SC 16/10/2020

Dead or alive? A little sparrow sat perfectly still on the deck of my patio. I tip-toed toward the bird. She made no attempt to fly away. I knelt down beside the poor creature and studied her delicate features and beautiful colors. Shades of grey and white crisscrossed the little […]

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When God Speaks Personally

SC 13/10/2020

“Do not fear, for I have redeemed you; I have summoned you by name; you are mine.” (Isaiah 43:1b NIV) My mother and I were sitting on the couch when a fierce storm came up. As the storm raged, with wind howling, thunder banging, and lightning flashing, I became panic-stricken. […]