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Joseph’s Heartbreak: God Speaks Into Sorrow

Joseph’s Heartbreak: God Speaks Into Sorrow

But after he had considered these things, an angel of the Lord suddenly appeared to him in a dream, saying, “Joseph, son of David, don’t be afraid to take Mary as your wife, because what has been conceived in her is by the Holy Spirit. She will give birth to a son and you are

The Dance of Grief and Gratitude

  Editor’s Note: It’s Thanksgiving — a day of thankfulness and joy. As we celebrate this season of gratitude, remembrance and recognition of God’s provision, and celebration, we also acknowledge that we and those around us may be in a season of struggle or pain. We pray that you find comfort and encouragement from this

Christmas in the Shadowlands

The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light. For those who lived in a land of deep shadows — light! sunbursts of light! — Isaiah 9:2 MSG This verse is where our story begins. Almost eight centuries before the birth of Jesus, the prophet Isaiah told of His coming. The biggest Christmas

The God Who Sees

She gave this name to the Lord who spoke to her: “You are the God who sees me,” for she said, “I have now seen the One who sees me.” – Genesis 16:13 On November 11, 1921, the United States laid to rest the remains of a World War I soldier, his name “known but to

Thanksgiving: The Dance of Grief and Gratitude

Enter His gates with thanksgiving and enter His courts with praise; give thanks to Him and praise His name! – Psalm 100:4 Deep in the heart of November, I received two e-mails from women who were each fighting fierce battles, one losing her husband to ALS, the other losing her husband to an addiction he seemed

Enter His Gates with Thanksgiving

God loved you before you loved Him, so keep your love alive by telling Him you love Him… every single day. God created your inmost being. He knit you together in your mother’s womb. He knows the number of hairs on your head. He delights in you and loves your company. He designed you with

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What One ALS Family Really Thinks About the Ice Bucket Challenge

Well, we are still being inundated by the very-everywhere ALS ice bucket challenge.  I know, I know, I can hear the groans… the ice bucket challenge started out cute and now it’s out-of-control. Played. Clogging up social media sites everywhere. I even read this article in which the author called the challenge (that has raised an

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