Writing

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  • Jun172016

    Do I Own my Stuff or Does My Stuff Own Me?

    Perhaps I need to ask myself, “Do I own my stuff or does my stuff own me?” To help us answer this question let’s look at the story of the rich young ruler in the book of Matthew. “Teacher, what good thing shall I do that I may obtain eternal…

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  • Jun172016

    Fiery Trials—Really?

    “Fiery trials make golden Christians.” (Charles H. Spurgeon—19th century English preacher) I picked up the frame sitting on the desk and read one of the quotes and scriptures in our home. This one, written by Matthew Henry was a favorite. “If I am not on the plain of conflict, I am…

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  • Jun172016

    We Are Loved

    Filled with excitement over our last meeting we stepped into the dark street.  My interpreter, Luda, and I had spent sweet time visiting with a Russian woman. She asked lots of questions about my life and about Jesus. She was a single mother who had a son. I had been…

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When I joined Dana’s Mom’s group, I was a new mom, feeling lonely, with no older woman in my life to guide me.  In the two years I spent under Dana’s teaching I learned to love others through their failures and sin, to pray without ceasing, and to trust and honor my husband in our home. Dana shared her heart, her struggles past and present, and her wisdom from years as wife, mother, and grandmother. Dana poured herself into our small group of Moms with a firm but gentle spirit. The lessons I learned from her impact the way I look at myself as a wife, mother, and disciple of Christ.