Category Archives: Sorrow

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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God is with you… in the dark places

Three different times I begged God to make me well again. Each time he said, “No. But I am with you; that is all you need. My power works best in weakness.” Now I am glad to boast about how weak … Continue reading

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Sorrow

June 25 of “My Utmost for His Highest” by Oswald Chambers “What shall I say? Father, save Me from this hour? But for this cause came I unto this hour. Father, glorify Thy name.” John 12:27-28 My attitude as a … Continue reading

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Aching Heart is in God’s Hands

“So my spirit grows faint within me; my heart within me is dismayed. I spread out my hands to you; my soul thirsts for you like a parched land. Answer me quickly, O LORD; my spirit fails. Do not hide … Continue reading

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(MATURE CONTENT) Mary, Mary, quite contrary…how does your garden grow?

A few years ago I went to a christian women’s conference called Intimate Issues, lead by Linda Dillow and Lorraine Pintus, which focused on sex, from the spiritual and emotional to the physical and practical.  It is not a topic discussed candidly in church … Continue reading

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He Hears…He Delivers…He delights

“The pangs of death surrounded me, and the floods of ungodliness made me afraid.  The sorrows of [Hell] surrounded me; the snare of death confronted me.  In my distress I called upon the Lord, and cried out to my God; He … Continue reading

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Hearty Mums

by Maxine Hoover, guest contributor I have three different colored mums planted to the left of my deck area in the back yard within my herb garden.  These poor little things – it’s a wonder they’ve made it.  The soil is … Continue reading

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