Tag Archives: SONG: God is Ready

Infected Computer?

A man with a thick accent called to say he was a computer support technician from Microsoft and my computer was badly infected. I said, “I’ve heard from you guys before and I don’t believe you.  My computer is fine.  … Continue reading

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Why College Students Lose Their Faith

Our local community college changed their rules.  Those people who wished to come onto the campus to give away Bibles and talk to students about God,  were now required to be students!  I decided to enroll in an English Literature … 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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Christmas Test – I Passed!

It was three days before Christmas.  I was a new Christian with two babies in diapers when I received a phone call from a relative.  She said their family had decided to spend Christmas at our house! What? Unbelievable!  I … Continue reading

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Nothin’ Religious About Thanksgiving!

A few days ago a young homeschooling mother was having her teeth cleaned. The dental hygienist was complaining. “I hate spending another holiday at my sister’s house!  She HAS to make every holiday a religious holiday, even Thanksgiving!  There’s nothin’ religious about Thanksgiving! … Continue reading

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Incarcerated Again?

Another precious memory: The boys at the juvenile hall were painting decorations for an art competition. I was disappointed to see  Juan back again.  When he saw me he said he couldn’t stop painting or he’d fall behind.  A few seconds … Continue reading

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What IS a Christian Anyway?

A special memory from my years doing jail ministry: A female inmate asked me the question, “What IS a Christian, anyway?” I decided to let the other women in the group offer an answer to her question. One said, “A … Continue reading

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Are You Catholic or Christian?

Pope Francis is often in the news these days.   Reading about him may cause people to reflect on their own spiritual condition, and that’s a good thing.  A young woman even asked me, “Are you Catholic or Christian? I said, … 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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On the Beach in Mexico

We recently visited a beach community in Mexico.  Some in our group were nervous about the high crime rate.  Do we dare take a walk on the beach?  It was 10 AM and seemed safe enough to me.  We started … Continue reading

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