Monthly Archives: October 2010

A Sunday reminder

“Trust in Him at all times … pour out your heart before him; God is a refuge for us.” Psalm 62:8

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Two stories

I know two women who had difficult marriages. Both told me of their efforts to work on their eternal marriages. The first was separated from her husband because life for her and her children was impossible because of her husband’s … Continue reading

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Travel plans #4

Travel plans – part 4 of 4 How we prepare for a trip depends on where we are going and who will be there. This is partly what our monthly widow/widowers gatherings are about. Joyce Rupp in her book Praying … Continue reading

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Travel plans #3

Part 3 of 4 When we plan a trip to a place we’ve never been before, we need to know how to get there and will want to learn more about what it is like there before we go.  Eventually … Continue reading

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Sunday reminder

“We know that our body-the tent we live in here on earth-will be destroyed.  But when that happens, God will have a house for us to live in. It will not be a house made by men. It will be … Continue reading

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Travel plans #2

Part 2 of 4 When we go on a trip, we leave directions for things that need doing or who to call in an emergency. If our grandson is taking care of the pets he needs to know where the … Continue reading

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Travel plans

Part 1 of 4 I recently heard of a woman who likes to visit her daughter in Canada. Being older, some of the logistics of the trip have become more difficult for her. She has found a way to deal … Continue reading

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A Parable of Immortality

By Henry van Dyke I am standing upon the seashore. A ship at my side spreads her white sails to the morning breeze and starts for the blue ocean. She is an object of beauty and strength, and I stand … Continue reading

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Grief guilt

Too many suffer from adding guilt to their grief. One area where this is true is with those who feel they’ve let God and/or their partner down or who question their own faith. They may feel that if they really … Continue reading

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Sunday reminder

“Let not your heart be troubled … In my Father’s house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you.” John 14

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