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Healing • Hope • Grace

Healing from the past • Hope for the future • Grace for today

Saved By a Sewing Machine

"And after you have suffered a little while, the God of all grace, who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ, will himself restore, confirm, strengthen and establish you." 1 Peter 5:10 "Wake up. Get your Sewing Machine and go give it to Christine."  I woke up,...

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Jesus Spit

What's up with Jesus spitting on people? It is recorded in scripture that people were healed when Jesus used his spit.Why would He use his spit?Let's dig into a few verses and see what treasures we can find.In Mark 8:23-25 it says " Jesus took the blind man by the...

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The Sweet Aroma of Christ

"For we are the sweet aroma of Christ to God among those who are saved and those who are perishing." 2 Corinthians 2:15   Some years ago I went to visit a lady who was recovering from surgery. She was very sick with a fever and a bad infection. The doctors weren't...

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Mama traded Her Sweater for a Robe

"I will greatly rejoice in the Lord, my soul shall be joyful in my God; for He has clothed me with the garments of salvation he has covered me with the robe of righteousness." Isaiah 61:10 Mama's old sweater lay rumpled in the bottom of a dusty cardboard box.   I set...

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Battle Scars

A few months ago I was diagnosed with Cancer.This is not my first Battle and it won't be my last.Every Battle I've been through makes me stronger in my Faith. "Don't be afraid or discouraged, the Battle doesn't belong to you it belongs to the Lord. 2 Chronicles 20:15...

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Wrong Number

"Tears are prayers too. They travel to God when we can't speak." Psalm 56:8 The phone rang, I said Hello. I heard a lady at the other end mumbling and saying something I couldn't decipher. I can't understand what you're saying, my name's Donna who are you...

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The God Note

"Do not be afraid - I will save you. I have called you by name - you are mine." Isaiah 43:1    A group of us stopped for lunch after Church one Sunday afternoon.  As we were enjoying fellowship, I noticed our server was quietly clearing away the dirty dishes at our...

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Two Men and a Truck

The driveway alarm rang, which set the dogs off to barking. I looked out the window and saw an old pickup truck barreling up the road with a cloud of dust chasing behind it.Peeking out the door I saw my husband talking to a man in the driveway.The stranger was tall...

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Growing Up Irish

Growing up Irish in the 1960's on the South side of Chicago was always a big celebration on St. Patrick's day! My Mother's Grandparents came from County Mayo and Galway Bay Ireland. McNeela's, Ryan's and Feeney's make up the family tree. My Grandma Nora or as we...

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