Category Archives: PEOPLE

Death in Our Neighborhood

We recently had a sudden death in our neighborhood. The entire block was shocked and saddened by the loss.  I felt compelled to use the situation for the Lord. I purchased a box of Thanksgiving cards and then wrote a … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving History

A brief history of Thanksgiving to share at your family gathering: The first Thanksgiving Day began after the harvest of November 1621.  Governor William Bradford of the 1620 Pilgrim Colony, in Plymouth, Massachusetts proclaimed: “All ye Pilgrims with your wives … Continue reading

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After School Bible Stories

She is 85.  Every week this dear woman and her husband place their two folding chairs under a tree in the large grassy area of their apartment complex.  Little children are invited to sit on a blanket to hear Trudy and Clarence tell a Bible story. … Continue reading

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A Man is Following Us!

I was walking in the mall with my friend Jenny, when she alerted me that a man was following us. We kept walking and after a while she said, “He’s still behind us. Let’s duck into the next store and … Continue reading

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Bible Clubs in Public School?

I was asked to speak to the church women in a nearby community.  My topic was Outreach.   I shared several opportunities available for women to reach a needy world with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. The biggest response was to … Continue reading

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Astrology is Bunk!

I have a friend who was seriously following astrology. Indeed, astrology had become her religion! Unfortunately, she would repeatedly tell me her problems.  I finally said, “Look, I have problems too! But I take my problems to God. Why don’t you … Continue reading

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Jesus Appears in a Dream

My friend Faye has a remarkable story. She was born into a Muslim family in a Muslim-majority country. Her parents immigrated to the US when she was nine.  She attended American schools and became a medical doctor. She followed the … Continue reading

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I’ll Come to Bible Study TWICE

I still remember T’s response when I invited her to Bible study.  She became quiet, then took a deep breath and said, “I’ll come twice.” She did come twice.  I said nothing, but I prayed.  The third week she was … Continue reading

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Las Vegas Hero

My sweet cousin’s daughter traveled to Las Vegas with her husband and friends, to attend the Route 91 Harvest Festival last week.  It was Sunday, their wedding anniversary.  “Happy 23 years to us!!  Here’s to 23 years more!” Less than … Continue reading

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A Precious Friend is Gone

Anne-Marie was diagnosed with a terminal illness only months ago!  She was one of my most precious friends. Now she’s gone. We met years ago in the waiting room of an infertility specialist, as neither of us had been able … Continue reading

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