Does Jesus Call You “Friend”?

Acquaintances come and go, but friends stay close … when they can. I had a close friend in junior high school, that’s middle school today. My family moved away, but she came to stay with me during the summer. We graduated from high school and went to different colleges. I got married. After Keith graduated, we took off for adventures around the world by way of the Air Force.

Sadly, I lost track of Emily. Until she found me via Facebook.

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Trouble Giving Thanks?

“Nobody likes me, everybody hates me, I think I’ll go out and eat worms!”

The mean things that my school mates said and did to me when I was in elementary school made me feel like eating worms. How about you?

I didn’t think about the loving Mama and Daddy I went home to or the dinner waiting for me. I didn’t remember my brothers and the joy I had as we played together.

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Who Is Your Godly Example?

Worship first and 20:25 minutes later, a teaching on Nehemiah 5.

Internal and external threats bombard us and wreak havoc on the unity of our marriages, our families, our workplaces, our churches, our communities, and our nation.

When I encounter threats, sometimes I lash out in anger, cower, or consult a friend.

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Selfless Heroes … God At Work

I saw pain. Hurt. Friends. Love. God at work today.

I sat in the heat and the sun outside the emergency room of Loma Linda University Medical Center today. I waited for news. And I watched the hurting people. I observed the family and friends waiting for news. Good news. Bad news.

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