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Creavit Enim Ut (Created for a purpose)

Elizabeth RoyAs seasons of life change, Elizabeth happily remains desperately dependent upon her God. Two of her four children have now branched off to begin their own families. She is …

Safe Am I, Safe Am I

Elizabeth RoyAs seasons of life change, Elizabeth happily remains desperately dependent upon her God. Two of her four children have now branched off to begin their own families. She is …

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For Him

For Him. Am I willing to carry this pain for Him? Am I willing to lay my dreams aside for Him? Am I willing to suffer loneliness for Him? Am …

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Using Your Talents

A new year, a fresh slate, like a blanket of newly-fallen snow, this pure, unscathed year lays before us. Live, my friend, live!

Seeking to Grow in Wisdom

Expand your influence, sweeten the fragrance of your life, and be prepared to handle the inevitable strains of life by strengthening your heart and mind.

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The True Normal Life

His presence is ever near. We are so easily deceived when we feel we have some private place set apart from God.

Shhhhh!

Trying to come out from underneath the negative onslaught, knowing truth is within and is trying to be heard amongst the din.

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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.

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A Date with The Judge

As I sat in the courtroom for several hours, with a murderer facing me just 25 feet from my chair, I had much to ponder.

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Worship and Its Many Forms in Our Life

As we ascribe value to our God by sacrificing our time, attention, concentration, and praise to Him, we are in turn strengthened with the confidence and full assurance of His power and His working in our life.

A Tender Reminder

Impressions are made in the small parts of our day. It is not in grand spaces of time with large noticeable stamps that these engravings are formed.

Is It Real To You?

Like a child letting go of her father’s hand while perched upon the balance beam, there is that exciting, fearful, anticipatory feeling knowing all must be well because my father stands so near, yet knowing that my feeble legs must take that first step, knowing all too well the paralyzing nature of fear.

The Visit

“For now we see through a glass, darkly; but then face to face: now I know in part; but then shall I know even as also I am known.”

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In Praise of Work

In this culture it seems that the goal of work is the rest that follows. The quest of the typical working soul seems to exert the least amount of energy to reach the point as quickly as he can to where he can cease from labor and begin to enjoy his day.

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“I’ve Been Robbed!”

by Elizabeth Roy

“The light of the body is the eye: if therefore thine eye be single, thy whole body shall be full of light.” Matthew 6:22

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A Chain of Scripture upon the Neck of Mother

The following was an exercise with which I challenged myself. In thinking of the subject of motherhood and the awesome task of raising souls, lent to me for just a short time by God, I wanted to link as many Scriptures together as would make a running commentary from God’s Word on the subject.

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Digging In

“For He satisfieth the longing soul, and filleth the hungry soul with goodness.” Psalm 107:9

Ransack thy Heart

Dispel the fog and gloom of your Christian life by throwing open the shutters of your heart.

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Living in the Present

Living in the Present
“Live in each season as it passes: breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit.”
Henry David Thoreau

As Becometh Saints – Part Three

Dear Striving Christian, His eyes are not only upon the nations but upon you and even the very number of the hairs of your head; the grand as well as the detail.

You are living a gift. A portion of time has been allotted to you and your Maker watches to see what you will make of it. As we enter this busy holiday season may I remind and encourage you to not lose sight of that which is truly important. An orderly home, kind words as well as kind looks are a gift to your family and an act of worship to your God. How we live is integrally tied into the importance of why we live.