Keeping it Personal with Martha

Healing Can Bring More Pain

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Have you ever noticed times when the healing process can be more painful than the “disease” process was in the first place… …because it came on so incidiously? Recently, I went to my eye doctor to get my glasses updated. I was having trouble seeing clearly and thought I probably needed the prescription tweaked; I […]

Enjoy Quiet

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“Be still and know that I am God. I will be exalted among the nations…” Psalm 46:10 “…in quietness and in trust shall be your strength, but you would have none of it.” Isaiah 30:15 “…the pause that refreshes” (1929 Coca-Cola slogan) I remember when I became convinced of the importance to learn how to enjoy […]

Run the Race With Joy

Run The Race With Joy

A few months ago, we were visiting Austin, TX (saying, “Good-bye” to our kids as they left for Ukraine). We were challenged in church that morning from the regular series the pastor was preaching through in Philippians, to run the race of the christian life, metaphorically speaking, for the joy of it. I hadn’t thought […]