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The Things I Forget about God’s Love

Do you have family that lives far away? Or maybe a really close friend? I do. Both of my sets of grandparents live in Colorado, and so do most of my cousins. That's 1,300 miles away from where I live! Of all the very best friends I've had over the years (about 5), 3 of… Continue reading The Things I Forget about God’s Love

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The Pumpkin Parable

Whether or not your family celebrates Halloween, chances are you've carved a pumpkin or two in your life. I have lots of fond memories of going to the pumpkin patch (or the grocery store) to pick out the perfect pumpkins. We always harvested the seeds and roasted them. As a little kid, I remember drawing… Continue reading The Pumpkin Parable

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On Suffering and the Sovereignty of God

Today I'm going to share some exerts from a book I'm reading by Elisabeth Elliot, and some thoughts of my own afterwards. They are all primarily about suffering and God's sovereign hand in it. I pray that these words will encourage you this morning. "Have you noticed those two verses in Psalm 147 that juxtapose… Continue reading On Suffering and the Sovereignty of God

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Snow Day!

Yesterday it snowed. And when I say it snowed, I mean it snowed. Eight whole inches, maybe more. And trust me, that's a lot where I come from. I woke up yesterday morning to a beautiful sight out of my bedroom window: my backyard, covered in snow. We haven't had snow like that in a long time. It was… Continue reading Snow Day!