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Light in the Valley of the Shadow of Death (part sixteen)

‘Do not be afraid and do not be dismayed…for the battle is not yours but God’s.’ (2 Chronicles 20:15) Gil held my hand as we walked across the skywalk toward Memorial Hospital at the UNC Medical Center on Tuesday morning, … Continue reading

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Cure for the Soul (fifth in a series)

Forgive, and you will be forgiven. (Luke 6:37c) C. S. Lewis once noted, “Everyone says forgiveness is a lovely idea, until they have to forgive something.”  How right he was.  For those of us who live with the painful effects of … Continue reading

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Bringing Home the Faith (seventh installment)

I do not hesitate to bring to God my concerns and hopes, but, I always conclude by saying, “Thy will be done.” Jesus himself says this to his Father. By saying this, I am acknowledging that God knows even better than I what I truly need — and if (and when and how) I need it. He wants me to ask – and to keep asking – and He wants me to trust Him. So, I pour out my heart and then I leave things in His hands to do as He thinks best. Continue reading

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