Our Longsuffering Lord

The characteristics of our God are so beyond our comprehension, not the least of which is His longsuffering nature.



Feelings come from a variety of sources…stop and consider this thought-provoking question.

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Is Your All on the Altar?

Three years ago, on my 32nd birthday, I found a large bald spot on the back of my head. I panicked and thought of the most horrific things that could be wrong with me.

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A Very Lovely Accident

Is snow just a winter decoration? Or does it sit on mountain tops waiting for the warm springs to melt it into rains needed for the streams and farms below? A very lovely accident.


The Turn of the Season

It’s been a long winter. Cold, dark, and let’s face it, depressing at times. Talk of the coming season creeps into our …

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A Smooth Transition

Looking for a heat wave? Come to Thailand! We turned the calendar page from February to March, and I’m fairly certain that …

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“For Ten Years I Played a Game” ::: Shannon’s Story

Read the personal story of one of our readers!
I was born into a good family…my dad was a Naval officer and my mom was a stay-at-home mom. While both my parents taught me good manners, a good work ethic, and respect for others, it was solely my mom who faithfully took me to church.

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Is Your Fruit Sweet or Sour?

:::Book Recommendation:::
Our commitment to Christ is reflected in the spirit that seeps out of us…What does your fruit taste like?

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God Knows

God looks over all of this mass of humanity and He knows those who are trusting.

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God Is Truth

“For Thy mercy is great unto the heavens, and Thy truth unto the clouds.” (Psalm 57:10) Mercy and truth are so often …

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A Forgotten Love?

Could we with ink the ocean fill, And were the skies of parchment made, Were every stalk on earth a quill, And …

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Harvest Time…

I am no farmer. Neither am I a farmer’s wife. But, alas, the LOVE of planting a garden resides in my farm-reared …

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Lessons from a Crazy Bird!

Our house here in South Africa is surrounded by trees—big trees, tall trees, trees with lots of shade. Since we have lots …