IGod's Hands

Peace in the Dark

by Columba Lisa Smith I walked quickly along the sunny, bird-serenaded streets of Ben Lomond, towards the post office. Restless angst dogged my steps. Despite the white fences, climbing roses, and cheery garden décor, fear held my peace in a stranglehold ...

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Am I Judas?

by Amy Hanley Judas Iscariot is a troubling Biblical character. How could someone who spent years with Jesus - listening to his teachings, watching his miracles and being his friend - ...

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It is finished

What Is Finished??

by Kim Breuninger The first time I read Jesus final words, “It is finished.” (John 19:30), a string of emotions came over me; dismay, relief, disbelief, and awe. So many things came ...

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Compassion, International

Found in Translation

by Barbara Taylor There is a straight line down the middle of the page separating the words written in Spanish by our Ecuadorian sponsored child and those translated into English by ...

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A Cup of Scripture

by Karen O'Connor I walked toward the laundry room of our apartment building early one winter morning in 1990.  In the middle of the night I suddenly realized I'd forgotten to ...

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Rollercoaster

Hope

by Kim Breuninger “I wait for the Lord, my soul waits, and in Him I put my hope.” (Psalm 130:5) There’s a scene in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory where Willie Wonka ...

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Christ on the Cross

The Word of Agony

by Carol Nicolet Loewen Abandoned. Left behind. Completely alone. Terrified. I recall when, as a child of nine, my parents drove away from church–without me! My childhood abandonment was short-lived. Mom and ...

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