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Finding Solitude

Finding Solitude

After He had dismissed them, He went up on a mountainside by Himself to pray. Later that night, He was there alone. — Matthew 14:23 I had just sat down on the couch. Finally! The day was over. I popped open my laptop to check a few e-mails and read the news. The kids were

Caring for Your Soul in 2017

I’m a bit of a hotel snob at times. I don’t mean to be. I just happen to appreciate cleanliness, tranquility, and a good night’s sleep—and some hotels are less conducive to that than others. I’ve been known to change hotels at midnight because the bed was too uncomfortable and the bathtub was stained. My

Tweens in Transition: How To Find Peace When Your World Is Falling Apart

Have you ever experienced an earthquake? The first time the earth trembled beneath my feet was in the most unlikely of places: the normally tranquil island of St. Maarten! I was in a quaint shop – one filled with pristine shelves lined with lovely glass trinkets – when the ground began to rumble beneath my

Max Lucado

A Heart Like Jesus

What if, for one day, Jesus were to become you? What if, for twenty-four hours, Jesus wakes up in your bed, walks in your shoes, lives in your house, assumes your schedule? Your boss becomes His boss, your mother becomes His mother, your pains become His pains? With one exception, nothing about your life changes. Your health doesn’t change. Your

John 5:8

Jesus Heals

Jesus Heals a Leprous Man Matthew 8:2–4; Mark 1:40–45; Luke 5:12–16 LK — And it happened when He was in a certain city, that behold, a man who was full of leprosy saw Jesus; and he fell on his face Luke’s emphasis suggests this was an extremely serious case of leprosy. Lepers were considered ceremonially unclean

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