Category Archives: cancer

The Last Resort

Who was Jesus to me? He was a storybook character like Santa Claus and Prince Charming. I went to Sunday school and endured goofy flannel-board stories narrated by ladies that seemed very old. At age 12, I quit going to Sunday school … Continue reading

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“To me, it’s healing”

My friend said her husband has a bad cough and the doctor found a suspicious looking spot on his lung.  She’s so afraid. That night, as I lay in bed, I asked God for an image that I could paint … Continue reading

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Drummer is Wired for God

We’re heading deeper into the woods toward a drum circle – something I’ve never done before. Darkness swallows our flashlight beams. The path feels spongy with moss and fallen leaves. The sweet musty aroma of decay wafts on the chilly … Continue reading

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My bad hurts others

“You cannot run from the Lord without inflicting heavy damage on other people.” * When we sin, we hurt other people. Can you think of an exception? Can any sin be innocuous? Even if the sin is “private” and unknown … Continue reading

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What Are You Afraid Of?

I just finished reading Dr. David Jeremiah’s book (Kindle version), What are You Afraid Of? This bumper-sticker idea came to me: “If you do not fear God, sovereign creator of all, then it makes no sense to fear anything else. If … Continue reading

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The Supernatural Download

My friend decided to go to church regularly, after a long, long dry spell of not attending. I didn’t know she’d made this decision when I invited her to go to church with me. No wonder she answered my invitation … Continue reading

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