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Forgiven

Forgiven

Death defeated. Sins forgiven. New life. This is the message bursting forth from Easter. Forgiveness is freely given to us—but we forgive unwillingly. Wrongdoing may be forgotten, but we continue to bear grudges. “He has removed our sins as far from us as the east is from the west,” says Psalm 103:12 (NLT). Or “as far … Continue reading

How to build a house

How to build a house

When I was a child, my Sunday School class would sing a song about building a house, along with actions. Perhaps you know it. It goes like this: “The wise man built his house upon the rock”—arms and hands spread wide—“and the rains came tumbling down”—hands raised high above the head, fingers wiggling downward to … Continue reading

Heart Month

Heart Month

February has nearly ended but before it does, here is a thought… February was American Heart Month, when government and health organizations strive to educate the nation and raise public awareness that can lead to life-saving changes. One of the sobering facts to which this month calls our attention is that heart disease is the … Continue reading

Do not be afraid

Do not be afraid

I came back to an empty house after my early morning Prayer Zone Workout at the track. My twin boys had left for school. My husband had gone to work. I was making a fruit smoothie. I heard what sounded like footsteps from the bedroom upstairs. You’re mistaken, I thought to myself. There’s no one else home.  I looked … Continue reading

Enjoy your life!

Enjoy your life!

There’s a pithy little acronym that is very popular in youth culture at the moment. My teenage daughter introduced it to our family some time ago. Now, with three teenagers in our household, the phrase is used frequently and light-heartedly. The term has even rubbed off on me, and I have to admit it pops … Continue reading