Battles: Spiritual and Physical

Recently, my family has been through the wringer. There have been a series of small things that were just odd but made our lives much more difficult; there were also a series of big things that could have been devastating. One of the biggest things, and most recent, is that while my husband was driving …

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Christ and Culture: Thoughts on the song “Show Yourself”

Finding the Gospel and missing the mark in culture.

Repost: Hymns – We Gather Together

During this Thanksgiving season, we remember that during times of plenty or times of scarcity, during trials or peace, our hope is in the Lord.Rose: Hymns – We Gather Together While I’ve known about this hymn for many years, there was a lot about the history of this hymn that I didn’t know before writing …

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Stillness at Dawn

Through the LORD’s mercies we are not consumed,Because His compassions fail not. They are new every morning;Great is Your faithfulness.“The LORD is my portion,” says my soul,“Therefore I hope in Him!” Lamentations 3:22-24 I love early mornings. Granted, I was up about an hour and a half earlier than I typically like to wake, but …

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A Story of Encouragement from a Neighbor

When I set out to write today, this isn’t what I had in mind, but I just received a call from a neighbor a few minutes ago. I don’t know her very well. Actually, I know barely anything about her other than 1) she’s my neighbor 2) I know her name 3) she drives a …

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