Tag Archives: Trusting God

The Story: The Queen of Beauty and Courage

“When Esther’s words were reported to Mordecai, he sent back this answer: “Do not think that because you are in the king’s house you alone of all the Jews will escape. For if you remain silent at this time, relief and deliverance for … Continue reading

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The Story: Daniel in Exile

“Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego replied to him, “King Nebuchadnezzar, we do not need to defend ourselves before you in this matter. If we are thrown into the blazing furnace, the God we serve is able to deliver us from it, and he … Continue reading

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The Story: The Faith of a Foreign Woman

“Don’t urge me to leave you or to turn back from you. Where you go I will go, and where you stay I will stay. Your people will be my people and your God my God. Where you die I will die, and … Continue reading

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The Story: Wandering

“Now choose life—so that you and your descendants will live—  by loving the Lord your God, by obeying his voice, and by clinging to him. That’s how you will survive and live long on the fertile land the Lord swore to give to … Continue reading

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The Story: Joseph – From Slave to Deputy Pharaoh

The Apostles’ Creed I believe in God, the Father Almighty, creator of heaven and earth.   I believe in Jesus Christ, his only Son, our Lord, who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary, suffered under … Continue reading

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A PSALM OF HOPE IN THE REALITY OF THIS WORLD

Earlier this week I attended a renewal retreat for Christian educators.  One of our assignments was to write a psalm about our reality (our challenges, struggles, etc) and lift them to God.  For me, that reality is the challenges that … Continue reading

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You’re Kidding, Right? – Advent Day 17

You’re Kidding, Right? “I am the Lord’s servant,” Mary answered. “May it be to me as you have said.”– Luke 1:26-38 If someone came up to me and said, “Hey there! You’re going to have a baby….you are going to … Continue reading

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