Expectations

How to Spot a Judas in Your Life

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If you’re reading this because the title intrigued you, my guess is you’ve felt the sting of betrayal by a close friend or family member. My husband once picked up a book based on the title, The H.I.M. Book: A Woman’s Manual for Understanding Her Highly Identifiable Male. He picked it off a bookstore shelf, read the table of contents, …

Show Me Your Power, Jesus

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  We were newlyweds during a typical Indiana summer—hot, humid, and no breeze—and our 14’x70’ mobile home had no air conditioning. Thanks to my parents’ generosity, a brand new window air conditioner had landed in the trunk of my car. Hubby Roy said he needed help getting the AC out of the trunk, but our neighbors weren’t home. I was …

Blue-Collar Praise; White-Knuckle Prayers

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I wish I’d kept better records of the doctors I’ve seen and the number of tests run on my various physical symptoms. Until the Spring of 1996, I was as healthy as any young mom—a sniffle or flu bug once or twice a year. But when one particular virus lingered long enough to keep me (the associate pastor’s wife) from …

There All Along

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Is there a person in your house that always finds the lost item? Everyone else may have looked for the ketchup in the refrigerator and can’t find it—but this person opens the door and snags it from behind the soy sauce. Perhaps you hear, “Honey, I can’t find my black belt!” So you smile, nudge aside your beloved, shove over …

Past, Present and Future

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When you look into the eyes of that special “someone” and say, “I love you;” no doubt, you mean it with all your heart. Your past understanding of love gives you the present confidence to utter words that you believe will hold true in the future. In that moment, you can’t imagine the changes your love will endure over the …