Tag Archives: Jesus

Green pastures….

Not another death. Why another funeral? My husband’s dear Uncle, another in a long line of funerals over the past 2 1/2 years. The 7th one, to be precise. He was another of that fine generation, a brave soldier who fought … Continue reading

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Nearly Perfect

     It was nearly perfect. You know the sort of day. Summer. Late afternoon, the low 80s. The sun still warm and inviting…not harsh, not too bright. The breeze….tender, caressing, so gentle; perhaps even imagined? Block out the street noise and hearken to … Continue reading

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Splendor Awaits

Two little boys. Brothers. Both swept away by a current in Yosemite a few weeks ago. A few friends at my old church contacted me and asked me to pray for this family who are part of their congregation. My heart breaks … Continue reading

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Death, again

I was just praying for him this very morning. He was someone, along with several others, who were part of a world that usually didn’t include Jesus or any thoughts of God. And now, I can scarcely believe the reports … Continue reading

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Loss & Hope

A watercolor my darling little girl and I painted together of our precious kitty, Snowball. (You can see a photo of her at the bottom of this post.)  There is something about losing a beloved pet that hurts in a way nothing … Continue reading

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Comfort

I have been praying for the friend of a friend whose son was serving in Afghanistan until recently, until he was the victim of a terrorist. He stepped on an explosive device designed specifically to maim and kill our young soldiers. I am … Continue reading

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