Tag Archives: 1 Thessalonians 5:18

“I’m Fearful About My Future”

A young man from Indonesia wrote me through www.godlife.com .  He said he was worried and had fears about the future. I shared with him something our pastor once said:  “There are three things we should never worry about:  the future, … Continue reading

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Where Did Evil Come From?

A friend challenged me: “Where did evil come from?”                                                               … Continue reading

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A Run for Office

While in public high school, our daughter decided to run for office–junior class secretary. That year there was a new rule.  Everyone had to run for the same office: class representative. The student winning the most votes would become president. The … Continue reading

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Lost Child

Carnival. Crowded. Lots of children, cousins, extended family. Then…our own three-year-old Matthew disappears. Panic!  Everyone scatters, searching. I stand motionless, not leaving the spot where he was last seen. “Oh Lord God, I praise and thank You because You know … Continue reading

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Seeing Clearly Through the Smog

It was on a smoggy day that I received an unexpected letter from someone I loved.  I wasn’t prepared for its disturbing contents which hurt deeply. It was a letter of anger and bottled-up emotions, being vented in one huge … Continue reading

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Miracle of the Lost Purse

I was leaving Bible study at the juvenile facility at 9 PM when I discovered my purse was missing. The last time I remembered seeing it was nearly three hours earlier—in my shopping cart as I emptied items into the … Continue reading

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