Category Archives: Devotional

My thoughts on and reactions to portions of Scripture

What’s Your Fragrance?

We should carry with us the aroma of Christ above all other fragrances. Continue reading

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A Virtuous Husband [redux]

A strong, sensitive, and spiritual husband—who is she that can find him? He is far more precious than solid bars of gold, and his value is far above the wealth of Wall Street. The heart of his wife trusts implicitly … Continue reading

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Change

My husband always buys white tennis shoes.  In over forty years of marriage, he’s never bought another color—until this time.  This time, he bought gray tennis shoes.  I like them.  But every time I see them sitting by his chair … Continue reading

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A Prayer

Strengthen me, Lord; I am tired. Strengthen me, Lord; I need rest. Strengthen me, Lord; I’m your child. Strengthen me, Lord. I am blessed.   Teach me, O Lord, how to love you. Teach me, O Lord, how to pray. … Continue reading

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The Colors of Christmas [redux]

Into a dark and sin-filled world A blessed babe was born. To rescue men with blackened hearts He came that Christmas morn. A promised King, at last arrived, His parents tired and worn. No one to welcome their new Son, … Continue reading

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The Rest of the Christmas Story (Luke 2:25-35) [redux]

Just a baby in a manger Holy, precious heavenly child Born in humble, poor surroundings. First born Son so meek and mild. Nearby shepherds hear the story Told by angels, joyous news. Born to you this day a Savior, Resting … Continue reading

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Colors

Black was the color of sinful hearts. Black was the midnight sky. Into the darkness, a Light did appear In the form of a baby’s cry. Red was the blood the Light did shed Men’s blackened hearts to buy. Into … Continue reading

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