Monthly Archives: November 2017

LOVE KEPT HIM CLOSE

John, The Love of God The best intentions sometimes do not solve the problem. We say things like, “his heart was in the right place.” Sometimes what we do makes things worse. Your best efforts to help sometimes hurt someone … Continue reading

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FATHER, IT’S TIME

John, The Love of God This morning we are perplexed with a hiccup in our paperwork to go on mission to Bolivia. The issue will be solved one way or another, but time is now short to solve it. So, … Continue reading

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CONVINCED!

John, The Love of God Those of us who have given birth know the pain in those final moments of bringing that child into the world. We know it was painful, but that incredible pain is replaced in seconds with … Continue reading

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OUR FRIEND, OUR HELPER

John, The Love of God “How sweet it is to be loved by you” is the melody I have in my mind as I read our next passage in John’s gospel. How sweet it is to be unconditionally loved and … Continue reading

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HATE…FOR NO GOOD REASON

John, The Love of God After delay upon delay you get between the TV and your child. You tell the child to leave the TV and go clean his/her room. You follow the child to make sure they don’t take … Continue reading

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INTIMATE AND ORGANIC

John, The Love of God We bought a bunch of grapes a few weeks ago. They were huge, spotless, firm and beautiful on the outside. AND they were on sale! I brought them home and after putting away the other … Continue reading

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IF YOU LOVE ME…

John, The Love of God We know that someone loves us not so much by what they say but what they do, right? The more people show their love for us, the more we trust them and want to be … Continue reading

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