Tag Archives: Jesus

The Legacy We Leave by Julie Arduini

How’s summer going for you so far? I released Anchored Hearts, our daughter graduated, my husband just returned from his annual family golf tournament, and this week we visited our son in his new apartment. In less than a month, … Continue reading

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Miracle at the Wedding by Julie Arduini

Earlier this week Nancy Farrier shared wedding thoughts, and it got me thinking about weddings. Our son marries next month and now that our daughter graduated from high school, it’s wedding mode. There’s a wedding I’ve had on my mind … Continue reading

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In His Time by Julie Arduini

Authors often refer to their work as their “book babies.” I marvel at my peers who can crank out multiple releases a year. Me? Anchored Hearts released yesterday, and that pregnancy lasted nearly five years. When the idea first came … Continue reading

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No Room at the Inn by Bridget A. Thomas

Recently I have been reading through the Gospels. When I came to the story of Jesus’ birth found in Luke 2, I was struck anew by the words found in verse 7. “And [Mary] brought forth her firstborn Son, and … Continue reading

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A Man with Leprosy by James R. Coggins

Mark 1:40-45 tells an interesting story about a man with leprosy who came to Jesus and begged for healing. Jesus healed the man but then gave him a strong warning not to tell anyone about it. However, the man was … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of Jesus by James R. Coggins

Mark 1:21-35 describes one day in the life of Jesus. He and his followers were in Capernaum. On the Sabbath day, He preached in the synagogue and cast a demon out of man who was present. Then they went to … Continue reading

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The Spirit of Christmas by Bridget A. Thomas

At my place of employment around Christmas, we collect non-perishable food, toiletries, stationary, and things of that nature for the elderly in the community. My heart always goes out to the elderly and I like to help them. Perhaps it … Continue reading

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Where is Jesus? by James R. Coggins

When they think about Jesus, many modern Christians picture Him walking the dusty roads of Palestine. Or they don’t think about the question of where He is at all. Early Christians were clear about where Jesus is. The apostles declared … Continue reading

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What a Gift by Nancy J. Farrier

My youngest daughter had a birthday last week. Her twenty-eighth birthday. It’s hard to believe how the years have flown past.  Twenty-eight years ago, when I was going through a very difficult pregnancy with her, my mom gave me a … Continue reading

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Hydrangea Evangelism by Julie Arduini

This has been the best summer for my flowers yet. My roses bloomed for a straight month, and I see round two is coming up. I’ve had roses bloom as late as November before. The one showcase has been the … Continue reading

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Blooming in the Desert by Nancy J. Farrier

The western United States is in a terrible drought. I live in Southern Arizona and the drought is so severe almost nothing bloomed this spring. In a desert where the cactus blooms bring much beauty and joy, having a dearth … Continue reading

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Speechmaking by James R. Coggins

I never did very well at public speaking in high school. Once a year, all of the students would have to make a speech in English class. The students who had done the best in each class would then compete … Continue reading

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Reflections from a Hospital Hallway by James R. Coggins

They told me to go home and come back in a couple of hours after the operation had been done. That’s when I realized that this hospital was set up to serve people who lived nearby, in the middle of … Continue reading

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God’s Love Letter by Nancy J. Farrier

Ah, February, the month of love, when we are reminded to reach out to one another with love and kindness. I wrote a blog post this week about historical love letters. You can find that post here. Those letters got … Continue reading

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Updating Tech by Kathy Carmichael

Sometimes, even when you want to do anything but, you’re forced to update your password. At least for me, that’s a big “ugg.” I went through this recently. Very recently. The aggravation still clings to me like a static-soaked sock … Continue reading

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