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The In-Between

As evening approached, there came a rich man from Arimathea, named Joseph, who had himself become a disciple of Jesus.  Going to Pilate, he asked for Jesus’ body, and Pilate ordered that it be given to him. Joseph took the body, wrapped it in a clean linen cloth,  and placed it in his own new …

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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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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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Use Your Voice

He pointed to heaven and then folded his hands in prayer. His message was clear, even without words.  This was an encounter my husband had recently with a man who was cutting the neighbor’s yard. He caught the attention of my husband and promptly started to share about the Lord in sign language. This man …

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Getting To The Other Side

“That day when evening came, he said to his disciples, “Let us go over to the other side.” Leaving the crowd behind, they took him along, just as he was, in the boat. There were also other boats with him. A furious squall came up, and the waves broke over the boat, so that it …

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Lessons of the Yoke

“Come to me, all who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.” An invitation from Jesus for rest. I shared this verse last week in Put Your Apron On, it is only in Jesus that we can truly “experience a refreshing, to pause from our precious toil and care”. This invitation for …

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Don’t Go Down

A cupbearer turned wall builder. That’s Nehemiah for you.  He was cupbearer to King Artaxerxes. His life as it was would be radically changed as he spoke with his brother and some other men who had come from Judah. His heart had remained with his people and for Jerusalem. They said to me, “Those who …

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Who Is He?

Who is He? There was a lot of talk going around. The streets were buzzing with the news of the man called Jesus. Was he the Messiah?  The book of Matthew tells us that while they were in the region of Caesarea Philippi, Jesus asked his disciples about what the word was on the streets.  …

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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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The Waiting Room

I came across this piece I had written a while back and never finished. As I read what I had written down, I felt that it was time to share. “I broke down in his waiting room and started to cry. I put my hand on my chest and said, “My heart”, I don’t know …

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Choose to Challenge

Today is being celebrated as International Women’s Day, it so happens to also fall on a public and bank holiday for us in Belize. That means I have time to think and write. Today, I want to challenge you to take a moment and think of all the women in your life, the ones who …

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