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For Such a Time as This

For Such a Time as This Day 17– September 7, 2018 By Jim McSwain In Esther 4:14, Mordecai, the cousin of Esther, tells her that as Queen to King Ahasuerus she has an opportunity to provide deliverance to the Jewish nation from destruction and annihilation.  Mordecai plants the idea and challenges her to consider that, […]

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Fix Your Eyes

Fix Your Eyes Day 16– September 6, 2018 By Jill Parker In October 2017 my world turned upside down when my husband and I separated after 18 years of marriage. This was not what I wanted. Not what I had planned. But despite my plans, the separation occurred, and divorce now looms. How could this […]

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Who’s the Juggler?

Who’s the Juggler? Day 15– September 5, 2018 By Bob Bass I used to be a pretty good juggler. There was really only one trick I wanted to do but never quite accomplished– that was to juggle five balls, throw all five at least once and catch all five. There are two hard parts to […]

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The Starving Artist

The Starving Artist Day 14– September 4, 2018 By Lauren Wortman Did you know that I am quite a talented artist? It’s true. Using nothing but a regular pencil and my own fingers I can create portraits that actually seem animated. When I was 16 I drew a picture of my younger sister as an […]

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Our Sticks

Our Sticks Day 13– September 3, 2018 By Edith Hoffman Exodus 3 & 4 give us the account of God’s call on Moses to do a very challenging talk for which he didn’t feel capable.  He gave God all the reasons why he couldn’t do what God was asking of him. God said, “What is […]

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Accepting My Place among the Pork Rinds

Accepting My Place among the Pork Rinds Day 12– September 2, 2018 By Tony Tench When I was in college I spent three of the summers working in a meat packing plant in order to save money for books and such.  The pace of the packing house is nothing but hard work. You can just […]

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Making Sense of God

Making Sense of God Day 11– September 1, 2018 By John Crosland I finished reading a book by Tim Keller last month titled Making Sense of God.  For those of you unfamiliar with Dr. Keller he is a retired Presbyterian minister who founded Redeemer Church in New York City in 1989 with his wife, Cathy.  […]

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My Wallpaper

My Wallpaper Day 10– August 31, 2018 By Michelle Moser The verses you see below are what I kept as a wallpaper on my computer and phone when I was on hospital bedrest the month before my twins were born last year, and they stayed there for the remainder of our five month NICU stay. […]

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Listening and Following God’s Nudges to Turn Around

Listening and Following God’s Nudges to Turn Around Day 9– August 30, 2018 By Jim McSwain There are many different spiritual gifts identified throughout scripture. I believe that each of us has several special talents and abilities that God has given to us to share in making a difference in His world. One “gift” that […]

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Well This is Awkward

Well This is Awkward Day 8– August 29, 2018 By Tara Beth Warrick Awkward moments happen to the best of us. Sometimes we embarrass ourselves and sometimes we are embarrassed of others, or even for others. I don’t always know what to do in awkward moments, especially when they make me really uncomfortable. This has […]

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