Monthly Archives: November 2014

Showing Cleavage

I recently had trouble listening to a Christian speaker — trouble getting beyond her cleavage! My thoughts were preoccupied with the poor example she was setting. Our appearance is a reflection of our relationship with Christ. It is not necessary … Continue reading

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Profanity Not Tolerated!

We arrived with our family at a large theme park. Upon entering I noticed a sign that said, “Profanity and other inappropriate language will not be tolerated at this establishment.”  How refreshing!  I was impressed. We walked to the water … Continue reading

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Incarcerated Teen Sharing Jesus

One evening at the facility for incarcerated teens,  a new boy walked into my Bible study. He was carrying papers and explained they were from a Bible study he’d been doing. I recognized the papers as those I had written myself and … Continue reading

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Earthquake Prayer With Toddler

Her three-year-old was coloring nearby when the earthquake started. He looked over at her questioningly, “What’s that?” “It’s an earthquake, Matthew. Come sit on Mommy’s lap. We’re going to sit under the archway and thank Jesus for the earthquake.” While he was … Continue reading

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Grocery Bagger: Need Help Out?

I was going through the checkout line when the young man bagging my groceries asked if I wanted help out. I didn’t need help, but I looked at him and wondered if he knew the Lord.  So I said, “Thank … Continue reading

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Religion is for Brainless Drones

“I have a question. Why do you insist on spreading the cancer that is religion? It’s a dirty lie and all your followers are nothing but brainless drones. ~ James” Wow!  NOT one of the usual questions I get as … Continue reading

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Pray for Your Child’s Future Spouse

I believe it’s important to pray for our children’s future spouses. When our children were six and four,  I began keeping a prayer journal. In the beginning of the journal I had a page entitled: “My heart’s deepest desires for … Continue reading

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People Need Love

Most of the people who contact Global Media Outreach (GMO) are hurting.  It doesn’t matter where they live in the world; most are hurting because of love problems. “Pray for my marriage.”  “Pray that my husband will come home.”  “Pray … Continue reading

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