Jesus is Saying: Just Look at Me

The evil dragon had long presented an existential threat to the city. Even years after it had entered hibernation, the threat remained. And then the day came that the beast reawakened. And Lake-town inhabitants found themselves once again under imminent threat of destruction.

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God Always Keeps a Place For You: They Lost Our Tent!

Our 8 suitcases bulged with the few things we owned, including eight teddy bears! Other than one box stored with my parents and the scarce money we had, it was all we owned in the world. But finally, we were ready to leave! Mission field here we come!

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Forever Changed: A Short Story

She walked a lonely road, a water jug hoisted on her shoulder, that Samaritan woman. During the most intense heat of the day she made the trek, her solitary trek, to the village well. Only after the others had returned to their own homes did she venture out. They didn’t welcome her company. No more than she, knowing they despised her, cared for theirs. 

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Is It Courage – Or Strength?

In light of my post yesterday on vaccine mandates, some comments caused me to reflect. Comments that expressed concern for our situation. Or commended our courage in following our convictions. It was the latter that made me pause.

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It’s An Ill Wind: Vaccine Mandates

Winter is usually brief in our area, no matter what the calendar says. We get more rain than snow. Most years the cold doesn’t start until December or January and starts to wane by the end of February. This year it blew in with a vengeance, with temperatures below average. And with extra strong winds, which of course makes it seem even colder.

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