Monthly Archives: December 2017

Read the Bible to the Sick

Do you ever wonder what to say to a sick person?  Did you ever think to read the Bible to the sick? Where would you start? How would you go about it? Remember Charles, the paralyzed young man I visited … Continue reading

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God Uses Paralysis

It was one year ago that a young man whom I’ve known since his childhood was diagnosed with a debilitating disease, causing full-body paralysis.  One day he had trouble walking. The next day he could not move his legs at all! … Continue reading

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Evangelism is NOT My Gift!

I have many friends who love God. Yet when I speak of evangelism, they will slowly back away saying, “I’m glad you have that gift—it’s certainly not mine!” They seem afraid that I might try to rope them into something … Continue reading

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Distraught Young Friend

I received a text from a distraught young friend:   “Kathleen, when you were young, what did you do to help calm yourself when your siblings were being mean to you?” “Hmm.  That was a long time ago.  Actually, I don’t … Continue reading

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I Covet Casey’s Toys

Our six-year-old grandson told me he was learning the Ten Commandments in Sunday school. “That’s pretty impressive, Mark!   Tell me what you’ve learned.” He began reciting them, in order!  Then he stopped. “Grandma, I have trouble with one of … Continue reading

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Suicide Watch

I still remember as a volunteer, the first time I was assigned to Suicide Watch at the county jail.  SW is where inmates are held the first 72 hours after their arrest. Many are hung-over from drugs/alcohol and are often … Continue reading

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