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Happy Juneteenth!

All I can say is, they didn’t have motor vehicles or the Internet in January of 1863. That’s when President Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation, freeing all slaves in the United States. Except the word didn’t get out very fast. … Continue reading

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To Be Free

I can’t help it… Words mean things, and I like to know just what each one means, and to use the right one to say what I intend to say. Take the familiar quote, “The truth will set you free, … Continue reading

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Safer Than a Known Way, by Pamela R Moore

I just noticed this on my bookshelf and remembered how enthralling I’d found Pamela Moore’s real-life story. Shyer than shy, she resisted surrendering to God’s will through her younger years. She feared having to do something truly terrifying, like serving … Continue reading

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Soli Deo Gloria Retreat, Part 2

Last time, I told you about my old habit of trying to be whatever people expect me to be. And how this compulsion came back to smack me in the face during the 2013 Soli Deo Gloria retreat. But once … Continue reading

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Bars and Butterflies

Lately I’ve been studying through the book of Galatians, the apostle Paul’s letter to the church in Galatia. Paul says a lot in a few pages, mostly warning these people, who had started a life of faith, NOT to start … Continue reading

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You Can’t See the Chains

I am linking up this morning with Rachel Anne and my Company Girl friends. A couple of weeks ago I was reading chapter 17 of the Gospel of John. Verses 13-18 sort of jumped out at me. This paragraph is … Continue reading

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