Category Archives: HERE & THERE

Daily walk through life

A Friend Becomes an Alcoholic

I watched my friend Lesley slowly become an alcoholic.  Years passed, and her life and her abilities declined. I remember asking,  “Lesley, do you ever think about spiritual things?” I was impressed with her knowledge of God and the Bible.  She … Continue reading

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The Christmas Letter

I had been married four years when I attended my first Bible study and then gave my life to Jesus Christ. He entered my life and changed it completely.  I became a new person!  I still remember that first week … 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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Be Careful Little Eyes What You See

I gave my kids a warning when they were young:  I told them that someday they might be reading a book, or perhaps they’ll be in a movie theater with friends. Suddenly they may realize that what they are reading … Continue reading

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Teens Watching BAD Movie

Once when our kids were in high school, we attended a party with other families.      Nice people, but I felt we were the only ones there who were followers of Jesus. About eight teenagers had gone to the … Continue reading

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Don’t Marry Him!

I received a letter from Lissa, the 17-year-old daughter of a long-time friend.  Lissa loves the Lord Jesus and was seeking Christian advice.  She said she considers me a “sister” because we both are Christians.  She then explained that she … Continue reading

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Thru the Bible with J. Vernon McGee

Thru the Bible is a radio broadcast that is heard in 160 countries in over 100 languages teaching the Bible in five years.  The teacher,  Dr. J. Vernon McGee,  used to say that if you tune in five years from … Continue reading

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Teen Evangelist

G’s  family was planning a tour of U.S. National parks.   They would be meeting and traveling with several families from across the country.  G is a 15-year-old who loves the Lord Jesus.  She believed this might be a good opportunity … Continue reading

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Serving God in the Jungle

Medical doctors Matt and Sarah began serving God as medical missionaries when their daughter was three and their son was just a year old. They worked in a remote jungle hospital, caring for patients.  In addition, they taught future health … Continue reading

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An Extraordinary Life

Precious Sue lived an extraordinary life for 89 years.  She had been the mother of one of my favorite friends from high school. When I was a teenager Sue talked to me about Jesus.  Unfortunately, her words fell on deaf … Continue reading

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