The Fragrance of Grace

What a scene it must have been. There Jesus is dining with Lazarus, the man he has just raised from the dead. “Mary then took a pound of very costly perfume of pure nard, and anointed the feet of Jesus and wiped His feet with her hair (John 12:3, NASB).” The verse goes on to […]

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Sorrow Knows No Bounds

I had just watched my mom’s casket lowered into the ground when I noticed a young couple about one hundred yards away. They were standing with their children next to a small headstone. I recognized the couple, so as family and friends dispersed from my mom’s graveside, I walked over and stood with them. It […]

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Prayer Journey — Hope

This morning I think of my mom in your presence dear Lord, yet I grieve that she is gone from our midst. I pray this grief I feel will remind me of being separated from you dear God. May my heart long for your presence. May that feeling guide me with your wisdom. Help me […]

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Assessing a Wasteland

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He was our first-born son, a young man destined for great things. My husband carries him in his arms. He is but a child. As we walk to the burial preparation sight, I see thousands of Israelites…

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