Tag Archives: fear

Fear Keeps People in Boxes

E. Stanley Jones makes the point that Christians are people of the long view. By long view, he means that we plan not only how to live today, but tomorrow and for eternity. Our big enemy in long-view planning is … Continue reading

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A Message from my Messy Yard

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We arrived at the cottage a month after our last visit to find the front and back yards overgrown – grass, some of it up to our waists. An abundance of rain in our absence had produced a wild crop. … Continue reading

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Yes, God Really Loves You

At a point in my life when it seemed that my challenges stacked themselves one on top of the other, I struggled to find answers. Had God tired of me? If he had, why? What had I done to offend … Continue reading

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You are Worth More than Ten Thousand Birds

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One day Jesus sat on a grassy hillside and talked to thousands of people. As He looked at them He felt pity. He saw into their fretful minds and said: Stop being perpetually uneasy about your life, what you shall eat … Continue reading

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Guiding Lights

 Near the end of a sizzling summer day, my husband I launched our boat into a nearby bay. We anchored in a narrow strip between two rocky islands where we could count on a cool breeze and a pickerel or … Continue reading

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