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Love that Forgives

I love this 1941 wedding picture of Jim’s great-uncle Pete and great-aunt Ruth. They are so young. Little did they know that their love story would last 80 years, a milestone they celebrated on May 31, 2021! Their remarkable story inspired today’s devotional, and their encouragement that forgiveness was the key

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Our Daily Bread

The Need for Wisdom

When I stumbled upon the “Dad, How Do I?” videos, I found the kind way Rob Kenney shared advice, taught practical skills and encouraged viewers

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Books

A Prophetic Parable

Recently I shared with you about my new fictional book Passage to the House of Power that will be published this fall. It is the first

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Crosswalk

Weeding Out Bitterness

A British agronomist helped me win a long-standing argument with my husband. Learn more in this Crosswalk article about tending the garden of our hearts. All

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Our Daily Bread

Frolicking in Freedom

After a sermon entitled “Where is God” from Malachi 4, we received an email from a friend at church about how her father came to

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Books

New Book Coming Soon!

Seven years ago, I sensed the Lord telling me to embark on a journey to write a fictional story. I resisted the idea because the

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Our Daily Bread

Rise Again

It’s been fun to watch the Olympics this summer. Somehow I can become enthralled with niche sports like the long jump, hammer throw and fencing.

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Our Daily Bread

The Way of Faith

The shocking outcome of the 2017 World Cup qualifying soccer match between the U.S. and Trinidad and Tobago inspired today’s devotional. The Soca Warriors beat

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Our Daily Bread

A Remarkable Life

Today’s devotional reflects on the remarkable life of Catherine Hamlin, an Australian surgeon who lived most of her life in Ethiopia treating women who suffered

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Our Daily Bread

Pursued by Love

In my attempt to grow in appreciation of poetry, I have been reading both classic and contemporary poems. As part of this endeavor, I read

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Our Daily Bread

Anchored in Truth

Living in an old house means it has a lot of character and needs a lot of love. A conversation with a builder, along with

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Easter

He is Not Here

On the days leading up to Easter, I often think about to visits to the Garden Tomb, a lovely garden outside the city gates in

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Art

Simon of Cyrene

Today’s entry in “The Greatest Love” Easter devotional was inspired after viewing the beautiful artwork “Simon of Cyrene” by contemporary artist Egbert Modderman. In addition

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Our Daily Bread

It’s Jesus!

If you need a little something to put a smile on your face today, spend just a few minutes watching Heavenly Joy.  Today’s devotional was inspired

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