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God’s Handwritten Letter to You

Are you old fashioned like me? Like..I totally geek out over the stationary aisle at the store, all of the paper…THE PENS!  And don’t even get me started on the awesome smell of a bookstore! There is something so wonderful about the smell of new books and paper. It’s a little bit heavenly! I love writing things with my hands, but even better is receiving a handwritten note. A few weeks ago, I went to my mailbox to get the daily pile of boring junk mail. But I was stopped short at the mailbox when I found what appeared to be

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Far be it from me to not believe the things my eyes can’t see

I live about 1/2 block from the beautiful Lake Michigan. My street ends on a cliff that drops about 50 feet down to the shore of the Great Lake. A few weeks ago, I was walking and listening to worship music on my phone when I heard these lyrics “Far be it for me to not believe even when my eyes can not see” As I listened to the words, I paused on the cliff and looked over. It was a warm day, but very windy. Since the water is cold, there was a thick fog over the lake. The

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Where is God when things are going wrong?

This afternoon, my husband and I took a long drive out in the country. We were only about 4-5 miles from our house, but I was struck by the number of trees I was seeing! Right now in WI, we are almost at the beautiful peak of the vibrant fall colors. As we drove and I noticed the bright red, orange, green and yellows of the landscape, I was startled by something I saw. It was a HUGE tree. The trunk of this thing had to be about 6 feet across. It looked tall and stately…but it was laying on

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Does your attitude reflect God’s goodness?

I just learned a humdinger of a lesson from God’s Word today and am so excited to share it with you! (I have been waiting for an occasion to use that word, and now I’m happy… I feel like my Grandpa ) Have you ever stopped to think about the effect that your attitude has on the people around you? And did you realize that we as Christians should take great care to be sure that our attitude reflects God’s goodness? Do you do that? Gulp. Guilty as charged!! In Philippians 4:4-5 Paul says “Rejoice in the Lord always, I

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