I Need Jesus Christ

This is one of the praise songs our congregation sang a few Sundays ago: It never fails to touch my heart. I can’t imagine life without knowing Jesus Christ.  

Preview of Spring

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Preview of Spring . Thank you, dear Lord, for the preview of spring. Early this morning, I heard a bird sing. Breezes feel gentle, not blustery cold. Sunshine and blue skies are precious like gold. Now the prediction of snow … Continued

Praise From a Grateful Heart

Now I Will Soar Father, Heavenly Father! I lift my heart to you in praise this glorious day. Father, I call you my Father, for you’ve adopted me into your holy family. Now I will soar on the wings of … Continued

Just another voice…, another instrument.

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An orchestra uses many instruments. Some are more noticed than others, but all are important. Each is carefully made for its purpose. The Bible says, “It is God himself who has made us what we are and given us new lives … Continued

Is It Wise?

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I’ve been accused of being judgmental because of my belief that it is not wise to drink alcoholic beverages. Stating a belief is not the same as “being judgmental” is it? I guess it depends on how one says it. One … Continued

My Landscaper Beautifies My Life

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My sweet husband took note of the fact that my view out the kitchen window (while doing dishes) was a little bleak. I could see an old lamppost and a birdfeeder hanging on a clotheslines pole. I enjoyed watching the … Continued

A Conversation With God

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“What is a saint, Judy?” Well, it’s certainly not me, I thought, remembering my angry thoughts of the day before. Many years earlier, after an extensive word study on the word saint in the Bible, I had written a poem about … Continued

Little Splashes of Joy

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Little Splashes of Joy It is a somber day… Oh the sun is shining, sure enough. I know I should feel more cheerful since the temperature has risen from 20 degrees to 70 degrees in two days. The warmth is … Continued

Lord, Be the Ruler

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Lord, be the ruler of my heart. I yield the throne to Thee. I pray no selfishness nor pride, nor treasures that I see, usurp the throne or take command to lead my flesh astray. May you be King, and … Continued

Mountaintops

What do you think of when you see mountains? Majestic is one word that comes to my mind. They look majestic, but also God must be Majestic to have created them. We don’t have mountains in the state of Iowa … Continued

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