Category Archives: Restoration

Book Review: Lineage of Grace by Francine Rivers

It took me awhile but I finished the compilation of Francine Rivers’ stories of 5 women from the Bible titled A Lineage of Grace. It’s not a small book, but it read fast. The stories brought into light the lives of Tamar, Rahab, Ruth, Bathsheba and Mary, … Continue reading

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Book Report: Undaunted, by Josh McDowell with Cristobal Krusen

Yesterday I finished reading Josh McDowell’s autobiography.  It is another beautiful picture of God’s handiwork.  God masterfully grabbed hold of the loose and seemingly unusable threads of this man’s life that had been stained with the trauma, shame and bitterness arising from physical and sexual … Continue reading

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Book Report: Wounded by God’s People, by Anne Graham Lotz

I just finished reading Wounded by God’s People written by Anne Graham Lotz. Initially I was drawn to the title because I’ve been working on getting past some old wounds and I found a sense of comfort thinking someone in the … Continue reading

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The Ring of my Youth

“Rejoice with the wife of your youth…and always be enraptured with her love.”  Proverbs 5:18,19 My wedding ring was designed on Michigan Avenue in Chicago and picked out just for me, at great expense to my love. It was perfect; so … Continue reading

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Care Instructions

“A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in settings of silver. Like an earring of gold and an ornament of fine gold is a wise rebuker to an obedient ear.” Proverbs 25:11,12 If you read my previous blog, … Continue reading

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Replace or Restore

“Most people decide it’s easier to back out of a relationship than to mend them.  But broken relationships leave a poisonous trail behind them.”  John Haggai As we were leaving for our New Year’s Eve destination my sticky-sauced, grease-infused Oriental … Continue reading

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You are not my enemy

I will choose to think well of you, even though the Enemy wants me to judge you.  I will pray for you when the Enemy wants me to curse you.  I will ask God to bless you when the Enemy … Continue reading

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