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December 3, 2012

When Church is Hard

Filed under: Old Testament, Songs of Ascents — Karen @ 6:04 am
The Bible wastes very little time on the way we feel. Paul Scherer

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December 2, 2012

Help Wanted

Filed under: Old Testament, Songs of Ascents — Karen @ 1:59 am
I lift my eyes toward the mountains.
Where will my help come from?
My help comes from the Lord,
the Maker of heaven and earth.

Psalms 121:1-2

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November 30, 2012

Lying Liars

Filed under: Old Testament, Songs of Ascents — Karen @ 4:30 am
A person has to be thoroughly disgusted with the way things are to find motivation to set out on the Christian way
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November 29, 2012

I call on the Lord in my distress

Filed under: Old Testament, Songs of Ascents — Karen @ 5:53 pm

There are some books that stay with you forever. I read Eugene Peterson’s A Long Obedience in the Same Direction when I was in college. It is a book that I have turned to again and again over the past 30 years.
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March 13, 2009

living road

Filed under: Old Testament — Tags: , , — Karen @ 3:58 am

“And how blessed all those in whom you live, whose lives become roads you travel” Psalm 84:5 (The Message) (more…)

January 9, 2009

Cheating Sweatshirts

Filed under: Old Testament, Popular Culture — Tags: , , , , , — Karen @ 4:04 am

May integrity and uprightness protect me, because my hope is in you. Psalms 25:21 (NIV) (more…)

December 23, 2008

time and chance

Filed under: Old Testament — Tags: — Karen @ 4:04 am

I have seen something else under the sun: 
The race is not to the swift or the battle to the strong, (more…)

December 22, 2008

fragile as wildflowers

Filed under: Old Testament — Tags: , — Karen @ 2:15 am

“These people are nothing but grass,
   their love fragile as wildflowers.
The grass withers, the wildflowers fade,
   if God so much as puffs on them.
   Aren’t these people just so much grass?
True, the grass withers and the wildflowers fade,
   but our God’s Word stands firm and forever.”
Isaiah 40:7-8 (The Message) (more…)

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