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Follow Me

Follow Me. What was your first thought? Did you think I was referring to following me on social media? The word ‘follow’ or ‘following’ is now associated with all things social media. With just the click of a button, you can start to follow someone.  You get to decide how often you want to interact …

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Promise in a Manger

Promise In A Manger

Mary, Did you know? Did you know that there would be no room at the inn? Did you know the road would be rough? Did you know that your baby’s first bed would be a manger? Did you know that your first visitor’s would be shepherds that abandoned their sheep to search for the Lamb …

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What Remains

What remains? As I sat down for my quiet time, this was the question on my heart. It was one of those gentle, nudging types of questions that often come in the silence. The year is slipping away, quickly retreating into the shadows of time, leaving many of us with less than it brought us. …

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Hopeful, Steady & Together

Today we celebrate the independence of Belize from Great Britain. I borrow the opening lines from our National prayer as we celebrate our 40th year. “Almighty and Eternal God, who through Jesus Christ has revealed Your Glory to all nations, please protect and preserve Belize, our beloved country.” This year’s theme is Belize @ 40: …

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Making Space To Study Scripture

Great peace have those who love your law, and nothing can make them stumble.  Psalm 119:165 Great peace, something that seems to be so out of reach for many of us today.  The headlines and social media, speak the opposite on a daily basis, peace too it seems has stumbled out on the streets. As …

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Are You Listening?

Elijah had come a long way, carrying a complaint that he had to get off his chest. A complaint he carried for 40 days and 40 nights. He was about to have a divine encounter with “the god who answers by fire”, Yahweh. The Lord said, “Go out and stand on the mountain in the …

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Out To Lunch

You may have come across one of these signs on a door before, “Out to Lunch” or “Out to Lunch, Be Back Soon” It’s a polite way to inform others that you are on break for a while to get some much-needed sustenance. We take the time to grab a meal, relax and take a …

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Coming Over

Joni’s life would change forever in a split second on a hot July afternoon in a diving accident at the age of 17. Her spinal cord was severed, and she became paralyzed from the shoulders down.  A once active young woman now confined to a wheelchair that she would repeatedly bang into walls until they …

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Where Are You Looking?

I had a habanero tree in my backyard. If you know me, you know that I love habaneros and all things spicy. I was so excited when it started to produce peppers, then after producing an abundance of habaneros it just started to dry up. It was dead, brown, and dried out and there were …

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