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Immensity Cloistered in Thy Dear Womb

  Salvation to all that will is nigh; That All, which always is all everywhere, Which cannot sin, and yet all sins must bear, Which cannot die, yet cannot choose but die, Lo, faithful virgin, yields Himself to lie In … Continue reading

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Waiting for my Delivery

Just one more gift. That’s all I’m waiting for. I ordered it so that it would arrive by Christmas, but its not here yet. The confirmation email says it will arrive by 12/24, but every day that passes I begin … Continue reading

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Prepared in Love – Designed in Eternity

Each week as people walk into church they are greeted by friendly people who hand them bulletins stuffed with announcements, prayer lists and cards. There may be anywhere up to five or six extra pieces of paper in these handouts. … Continue reading

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Made like Him

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O Come

O come, O come, Emmanuel, and ransom captive Israel that mourns in lonely exile here until the Son of God appear.  Can you feel the ache, the longing, the sadness, the darkness? 400 years of silence between the books of … Continue reading

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A Picture of Advent

Ponder today this quote from Dietrich Bonhoeffer “A prison cell, in which one waits, hopes, does various unessential things, and is completely dependent on the fact that the door of freedom has to be opened from the outside, is not … Continue reading

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A Divine Intervention

It’s no surprise that we live in a very broken world. As we are involved in ministry, we will encounter many heartbreaking scenes, crises, distressed families, and troubled lives. A wife discovers her husband’s infidelity. A person learns that they … Continue reading

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Coming

For many years I lived near Edwards Air Force Base in California. This afforded us some unexpected memorable moments. One of those moments was the landing of the space shuttle. Edwards AFB was the alternative landing spot for the shuttle … Continue reading

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How Not To Gift

  My family is spread all over the country every year for Christmas. With my parents in Hawaii for a few Christmases, my grandparents in Florida, and the rest of us scattered between here and California, with absolutely no one … Continue reading

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Making Room

“Do not be afraid. I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people.” Luke 2:10 On Thanksgiving Day I noticed on Facebook that a friend in ministry, along with his family, were hurting because they … Continue reading

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