Monthly Archives: September 2011

My Bright and Shining Stars

Good morning! We’re celebrating my oldest son today, and what a treat that is. His birthday marks the end of our “birthday season”. The four men in my life, my bright and shining stars, celebrate their birthdays in the months … Continue reading

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Broken and Spilled Out – More Thoughts on Calling

Oswald Chambers continues this thoughts on calling. We make calls out of our own spiritual consecration, but when we get right with God He brushes all these aside, and rivets us with a pain that is terrific to one thing … Continue reading

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Notes on Calling and Mystery

We are apt to forget the mystical, supernatural touch of God. If you can tell where you got the call of God and all about it, I question whether you have ever had a call. The call of God does … Continue reading

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Whom shall I send?

In the year that King Uzziah died, or in the year that John F. Kennedy died, or in the year that somebody you loved died, you go into the temple if that is your taste, or you hide your face … Continue reading

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Garden Politics and the World of Children at Risk

Good morning! Warmth. Water. Air. My youngest son and I are in the midst of a botany course. Last week we “woke up” a mixture of seeds by hanging them in a ziploc bag from the clothesline. The warmth of … Continue reading

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Awaken!

I’ve always paused to think about the disciples waiting in the garden, wondering how they could have fallen asleep…..but you never have to wonder long, because we fall asleep all the time. We are asleep. We spend most of our … Continue reading

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The stars make no noise…..

Read yesterday’s post again, and then take a look at Tozer’s thoughts on the same topic. The most effective argument for Christianity is still the good lives of those who profess it. A company of pure-living and cheerful Christians in … Continue reading

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And he kept right on going…..

I have a quote above my desk by C.S. Lewis that reads like this – The best argument for Christianity is Christians: their joy, their certainty, their completeness. But the strongest argument against Christianity is also Christians – when they … Continue reading

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There’s hope for all of us…..

We’re studying botany in homeschool this year – fascinating. I enjoy our curriculum because it always goes deeper, and always points us back to the Creator and His magnificent intelligent design. We’ve been reading about dormant plants – the word … Continue reading

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God met me more than halfway…..

When I was a little girl, my neighborhood best friend and I used to walk each other home by walking to the halfway point, and then walking backward to our houses waving all the way. Think on these words from … Continue reading

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