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Life’s Journey Archive

A Bear, A Lion and A Giant

You have probably heard the story of David and Goliath. David was small in stature and Goliath, a hulk of a human being. In Bible days he was called a giant. To refresh your memory, David was a shepherd boy keeping watch over …

A “Valentine” Kind of Love

A “VALENTINE” KIND OF LOVE Valentine’s Day is all about love. However, perhaps you are reading this and your love has not come into view … or your love is gone … as a result you don’t want to read about Valentine’s Day. …

God Sees The Big Picture

A High View I love looking down from an aircraft. As the fields take on the look of a patchwork quilt, while rivers meander through towns and mountains alike, yes, the view from above is breathtaking. There is order. The Bible says: “Then God …

A Few Good Friends

A FEW GOOD FRIENDS I’m sure you have found this to be true, good friends are hard to find. Whether you are in grade school, high school, college or later in life, loyal friends are few. Often we expect acquaintances to assume a …

Happy New Years!

Happy New Year! As we chatted over breakfast, a friend smiled and said “I love a New Year. I kind of messed up a bit last year, it’s so great to start fresh again!” How we all need to “start fresh again”. Today, …

Love Those “Christmas Suddenlies”

Christmas Suddenlies!  “And “suddenly” there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God and saying: Glory to God in the highest and on earth peace, goodwill toward men”. Luke 2: 13,14 “SUDDENLY”! I love the suddenlies. My uncle affirms, …

It’s Christmas “Say Yes!”

It’s Christmas – Say Yes!  What if the individuals in the Christmas story didn’t say “yes?”  What if they said “that’s too much to ask, I can’t do it”. Or, “what will people think, what you are saying is impossible”. I’m so glad …

Forget the Past and Look Ahead

Forgetting the Past and Looking Ahead “Forgetting things behind you” Philippians 3:13 The writer of this truth was the apostle Paul. He sure needed to forget what was behind him. Perhaps you know his story from reading the New Testament. Paul was a dreadful …

Make This A Simpler Christmas

Awe Christmas. Snow falling gently, Christmas music playing, baking cooling – isn’t it a shame that everyday doesn’t feel like Christmas? Perhaps your day looks nothing like this idyllic image. Sure Christmas is right around the corner but as a Mom, you’re stressed …