Tag Archives: worst of times

The Light of Christmas

  “Better to light a candle than curse the darkness.” What does this mean to you? I love this quote, yet without a light how does it work? By thirteen, my parents war-zone marriage and divorce left my Mom’s emotions … Continue reading

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For Those who Hold a Light of Hope…to Help

  Often we don’t hear the words. “Your voice counts. Your presence makes a difference.” So many times those beside someone digging through a dark wall, can wonder if they are any help.   Sometimes we underestimate the power of … Continue reading

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Knights of the Light, a Star Wars devotional

The Jedi knights in the Star Wars films  are brave guardians of the Universe destined by blood lines, they train from youth at the Jedi Academy through the power of the Force to defeat the tyranny of the Dark Side. … Continue reading

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Prayer and the Land of Entitlement

Yesterday my husband told me about a middle aged man who started a Christian motorcycle club for his friends. He planned trips and it started to grow. It was going really good for awhile. But then one man had a … Continue reading

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A Song , A Psalm for the Weary Soul

  “I made it through that difficult time by praying and putting on praise music,” a friend recently shared when asked how she walked through a time of depression and angst. I myself have found the Word of God and … Continue reading

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Hope When Words are a Life Sentence

  One morning a few years ago I visited a unit at Juvenile Hall. My spirit was low that morning, but it quickly edged upward again.It started with a door and a breeze… My footsteps echoed endlessly down the long … Continue reading

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A Life Well Lived, Lives On – Coach Wooden, UCLA Legend

Before passing away at 99 years old, Wooden was still bearing fruit in old age. (Psalm 92:14) The fruit of a life planted firmly in the soil of his faith, he spent a lifetime sharing phrases much like Proverbs and popularly referenced as “Woodenisms” as: “It’s the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.
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