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Week of Thanks

Week of Thanks

This is the week of Thanksgiving. A holiday that I’ve been thinking a lot about this year. Well, at least the name. Thanksgiving. The act of eucharisteo. In many ways this year was different than the years before. This was a year of new perspectives. A year of wholeness. A year that deserves a bit…

[life.bread]

[life.bread]

At this very moment it is dark outside and snow is sprinkling down. Soft white flakes that glisten and sparkle when the porch light hits them. I just set the bread to rise for supper. One loaf will be for tomorrow and another is a cheesy garlic onion concoction that will be eaten this evening…

[splashes.of.color]

[splashes.of.color]

re-post from February 2010 In all the battles of life there are moments when God suddenly appears with a splash of color, the arrival of fresh troups, and the cry of victory. One of my “mentors” in the faith has been Amy Carmichael. She was my hero. The woman I wanted my life to resemble….

[be.transformed]

[be.transformed]

Do I really believe that what I believe is really real? I was thinking about that question as I drove home yesterday. I believe that God is all-powerful, all-knowing and omnipresent. But I don’t act like it. I act like I have to accomplish things in my own power because God can’t or won’t. I…

[of.measures]

Morning gleams bright. Another late milking. Devotions began and ended with one verse.  “to know this love that surpasses knowledge- that you may be filled to the measure  of all the fullness of God.” Ephesians 3:19 For two hours the words swirl as I lift milkers, squat, pull, wash, scrape, move. What is the measure…

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