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God Still Says Let My People Go!

Slavery and segregation are only two of several derogatory terms that still arouse emotions when remembering the struggles of our people during a vile period in America’s history.  Some people would like to forget this painful past, and others prefer

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12 Years: From Pain to Praise

It is now 12 years to the day that I sat alone in that hospice room listening to my dear mother making her transition from this earthly life to be present with the Lord.  It was December 26, 2003 shortly

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The Constancy of Christmastime

Each year at Christmastime life events change in my personal life. I find myself in a different place emotionally seeing the changes.   Some change appears to be bad because of the decisions made by those dear to my heart. 

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Path of Peace

How do we find the peace we so desperately need when our world is spiraling downward into a bottomless pit of immorality, terrorism is the new norm, and leaders lack integrity and godly wisdom to lead by example? My faith

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Prayer for Charleston

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When There’s No Light at the End of the Tunnel

How long is a little while? The struggles in life has a way of making you feel there is no end to the tunnel.  Darkness seems to cover you like a blanket with no sign of a light. Unashamedly I

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This JOY: The Spirit of Christmas

Imagine for a moment a clear bright starry still night. Shepherds are watching over their flock.   Suddenly their space is invaded by the brilliance of blinding lights greater than that of a football field at night. A chilling fear freezes

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Holiday Season Pain

“I waited patiently for the LORD to help me, and he turned to me and heard my cry. He lifted me out of the pit of despair, out of the mud and the mire. He set my feet on solid ground and steadied

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I don’t understand

For Christians, what matters most is learning to trust God regardless of whatever we face in this life even when we don’t like or understand it. Like me, you have probably thought I don’t understand what God is doing. Or

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From Pain to Praise

  It is now 10 years to the day that I sat alone in that hospice room listening to my dear mother making her transition from this earthly life to be present with the Lord.  It was December 26, 2003

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