Posts Tagged ‘memories’

Distraction of Moving-Distraction Devotion

MD home

Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go. Joshua 1:9 Rick and I just returned from a trip to MD. It still feels like home, but I didn’t feel homesick, if that makes sense. Connecting with dear friends and family was the…

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Distraction of Darkness #bluechristmasdevotion

Jesus said, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never live in darkness. They will have the light that gives life.” John 8:12 At this time of the year our world is filled with Christmas lights, music, decorations, baking, trees and gift giving. The calendars overflow with parties, programs and obligations…

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Distraction of Dough #devotion

Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. Colossians 3:12 How fun it is to have toddlers around during the Christmas season. I remember one year having the gift of my twin grandchildren with us for an extended stay. They delighted in every little detail…

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Distraction of Dates

Jeremiah 29:11 For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” February 14th, Valentine’s Day just passed.  The stores were filled with cards, chocolates, jewelry and flowers even before the Christmas holiday decorations were discounted…

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Distraction of Decorations

Romans 6: 23b (the Message) But God’s gift is real life, eternal life, delivered by Jesus, our Master. There is a special joy wrapped in the preparations and decorations of Christmas but a feeling of dread in the finality of packing them up and putting them away. There is a cozy feeling in the magical…

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