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Posts tagged ‘Hope’

Seeing Clearly

blog242pic1We all know the ending to the Gospel of John and oh, how we love the wonderful reinstatement of Peter. The three times Jesus commissions Peter to feed his sheep beautifully parallel the three times Peter denied Jesus. Nevertheless, have you pondered the next thing Peter says to Jesus?

Peter turned and saw that the disciple whom Jesus loved was following them. When Peter saw him, he asked, “Lord, what about him?” – John 21:20a, 21 NIV

Yep. Peter turned around, and said, (and I paraphrase), “OK, Jesus, I got it, you know I love you, I’ll feed your sheep, I’ll be led to a death I don’t want, I’ll follow you – but, what about continue here

The Voice

The area of England where our son and his family lives is beautiful. It is hard to believe that some of these towns and buildings are older than our nation… by a few hundred years!

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The scenery is breathtaking and you never know what you’re going to see.

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Isn’t this gorgeous? And, the hillsides are dotted with sheep.

One of the most interesting things we saw was continue here

Lions And Tigers and Bears!

post223pic1_edited-1Yes! It’s finally time to pull the suitcases out of the closet, dust off the passports and head to the airport – we’re going to visit the kids in the UK! I can hardly wait to get this show on the road. I’m excited for the new destination and the sweet reunion that awaits us.

When I tell people that we are flying to Europe, the first thing some people ask is not, “Are you so excited to see your family!!” it’s, continue here

Light

post221pic2When it is nap time, I sit in the dark with my little grandson, and rock him till he is drowsy, then I put him down and he falls right to sleep. However, if the blind is cracked even a little bit, he holds out, staring at the light. He has learned that light means it is time to get up! The dark is not his friend.

It is not our friend either, the things that we fear most reside in darkness. Hurts. Disappointments. Depression. Oppression. Lies. Sin. Infidelity. Deception. Death. And a host of unimaginable monsters. Continue here

Spirit

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My son and his family flew to England on Friday to begin the next chapter of their lives. So. Far. Away. Yes, they may be far away from Brian and me, but they are never beyond the reach of God.

There is much about continue reading here

Just

post215pic1Watching the news the last few days causes me to wonder if justice is dead. We all want justice to prevail, but can it in the midst of a polarizing political season, deeply opposing gun issues, growing tension over racial differences and escalating civil violence?

Do we really want continue reading here

Unchanging

post213picIt has been said that the only constant in life is change; and yet, we never seem to find more here

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