Tag Archives: trusting God

The Seductive Side of Depression

 [Updated from original post on September 8, 2013]  People with chronic diseases, such as diabetes, are highly susceptible to bouts of depression. Researchers aren’t certain if this results from the emotional aspects of living with the limits and requirements of these … Continue reading

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Buttons or Bugs, Wait and See!

I have worn corrective lenses for fairly severe near-sightedness since I was in grade school, but I consider myopia a gift;  every morning the world is softly out of focus, allowing me to put off facing sharp-edged reality until I’m … Continue reading

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Brothers and sisters, let us cast a spell…

Non-believers frequently refer to religion as mere superstition, an attempt by lesser mortals to attempt to explain and control a random and capricious universe. Setting aside the condescension and blasphemy inherent in that view, I have to admit that, like … Continue reading

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Even Answered Prayers can lead to hard work

Praise the Lord! All of our possessions are safely at our new home…at least nothing is left at the old place, but I haven’t actually unpacked everything yet. In fact, I’ve been in such a whir of toting, hauling, cleaning, … Continue reading

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Learning to Lean

Earlier this month I began to feel the sniffles coming on. I took a decongestant and drank some tea, but was surprised to wake the next morning feeling really ill. I continued applying the usual home remedies and tried to take … Continue reading

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Trusting God, I mean REALLY Trusting Him

Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your heart be troubled… —John 14:27 From My Utmost for His Highest by Oswald Chambers: Whenever we … Continue reading

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Where Angels Fear to Tread

Fools rush in where angels fear to tread. When 18th century poet, Alexander Pope, coined that phrase it was in a poem chastising the literary critics of his day, but the words have some contemporary applications, as well. Many times when we … Continue reading

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