Category Archives: Holidays

Celebrate Mothers ~ Celebrate Life

First, for anyone who may not have realized that tomorrow is Mother’s Day, this is your friendly reminder, and of course, “You’re welcome.” Mother’s Day is upon us, so prepared or not, it’s time to pause and 

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Golgotha ~ Where “Nothing” Becomes Everything

And He [Jesus], bearing His cross, went out to a place called the Place of a Skull, which is called in Hebrew, Golgotha, where they crucified Him, and two others with Him, one on either side, and Jesus in the … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday ~ Making It Personal

As many of you know, Diane and I have just returned from a two-week pilgrimage to Israel, the Holy Land. Now that we’re back home, a mountain of memories and spiritually significant experiences are 

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Valentine’s Day ~ Time for a Love Revival

Years ago, I saw a commercial promoting a huge stuffed bear as a Valentine’s Day gift that guys could give to their “special someone”.  And when I say huge, I mean it was about the same size as the guy … Continue reading

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Fasting ~ Not “If”, but “When”

Sometimes God directs us to think about things and do things that are, to say the least, not high on our list of favorite spiritual subjects. This is one of those times. Today we’re going to resist the enticing urges … Continue reading

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A Bold Approach to 2022

Welcome to 2022!  As always, mixed reactions were waiting to greet the new year. Some of us are thanking God that we’ve finally left 2021 behind and hoping that major improvements will begin and that life will get back to … Continue reading

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