Posts by Peg Arnold

Distraction of Disguise

 Then she took Esau’s best clothes—they were there in the house—and instructed Jacob to put them on. And she made him a pair of gloves from the hairy skin of the young goats, and fastened a strip of the hide around his neck;  then she gave him the meat, with its rich aroma, and some fresh-baked…

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Distraction of Ditches

I cried out, “I am slipping!” but your unfailing love, O Lord, supported me.  When doubts filled my mind, your comfort gave me renewed hope and cheer. Psalm 94:18-19 “You’ll love it. The view is gorgeous!  It’s just beyond that,” my sister-in-law said pointing to the silhouette of a gnarly tree on the horizon.   We had been…

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Distraction of Discombobulation

It started me thinking about the many times I experience other situations where I feel completely discombobulated and out of sorts.  Sometimes I wish I had a place or a way to recombobulate and regroup.

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A Mother’s Day Tribute

When we said our final goodbye, surrounding her in the
Tight circle of family she had created in her womb…
Whom she had nurtured and served all her life,
It was to release her to the freedom of heaven,
To the great love of God and all who had gone before.

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Distraction of Defeat

Sometimes the most disappointing defeats have taught me the greatest lessons in flexibility, perseverance, tenacity, integrity, and dedication.

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Distraction of Donkeys

Would I have come away from that experience knowing that I had just witnessed the presence of the Living God?  Or would I have been more enamored, like a child, with waving of the palm branches, the excitement of the crowd, and even the donkey?

I hope that I would have the awareness of the presence of my Savior and savor the experience of standing on Holy Ground.

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