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AWAITING CHRISTMAS

Crystal bells, wreath on door, Crunch of crumbs on the floor; Crazy crowds wanting more, Credit woes, men tremble; Crowns seen, precious symbol. Crude critics complain, but Christ has not come in vain.

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WHAT’S THE PRICE? (Part 2)

The multi-millionaire swaggers up to the beautiful red head, and says, “Would you spend the weekend with me at the Hilton for a million dollars?” With her best alluring smile she answered, “Oh, yes, that sounds so divine!” He said, … Continue reading

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GIVE JUST ME JESUS

 Just Give Me Jesus How much we can learn about Jesus from the names and terms given to him in the first chapter of John! Guess how many – seventeen! Word, God, Light, Jesus Christ, Son, Lord, Jesus, Lamb of … Continue reading

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MY YOUNG MOTHERS, THANK YOU

“Tell of his deeds…to your children and future generations.” “You’re depending on me a lot, aren’t you, Grandma?”   “Yes, Sweetie, I am,”  I replied. A few years ago this little exchange occurred between me and Alayna.  It was at … Continue reading

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MARY’S SOLILOQUY (2 of 4)

/Part 1 I waited for tomorrow – a tomorrow that lasted 18 years! Jesus was a favored lad, a brilliant and talented man. Still he would do nothing about his special-Godness. He just responded to my urging by saying, “It’s … Continue reading

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MARY’S SOLILOQUY (1 OF 4)

  My heart sang with rapture when they found him. That son of mine! He was in the temple, talking to the teachers! I recall how it was at the beginning – when the angel came to me. What bliss! … Continue reading

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THE “HOLY WILD”

In late summer of 2011, I read a book that changed my life. “Your God is Too Safe” by Mark Buchanan. The theme is basically that most church members stick to their comfort zones (border land) rather than taking risks … Continue reading

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GOD PLAYS HIDE AND SEEK

“To have found God and still to pursue Him is the soul’s paradox of love (A. W. Tozer, The Pursuit of God).” Even though God tells us to seek Him, at times it may seem that God plays a tough … Continue reading

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FEEL LIKE “A DEAD MAN WALKING?”

Tommy Tenney wrote about Moses, “He (Moses) longed for more than “visitation”; his soul longed for “habitation”.  Let us rejoice that Christians now have what Moses was longing for—the habitation of the spirit of God as promised by Jesus in … Continue reading

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I’LL COUNT IT ALL JOY

My third 2017 wish for you.  JOY Commuting in a triangle between Wichita, KS; Tulsa, OK; and Oklahoma City was a difficult circumstance in my life during a transition of jobs and residences.  Other personal problems were weighing heavily on … Continue reading

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