Posts Tagged ‘fellowship’

Essential Oils for Jesus’ Burial and the Grieving

You do realize God is amazing, don’t you? Today, the Saturday prior to Resurrection Sunday, I was listening to David Phelps sing “He’s Alive.” This song is told from Peter’s viewpoint after the crucifixion: he’s hiding in the Upper Room from both the despair of denying and losing Jesus and the fear of being found…

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Words

by Amy Cravey, Texas You cannot escape them. They permeate your mind. They float through one ear and out the other. You mindlessly rattle them off one by one. You see them everywhere you go! You are surrounded by them and they cover surfaces everywhere you look! And I for one am exhausted by them. WORDS. They…

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Oh Daffodil, A Poetic Journey of Emotions

by Amy Cravey, Texas They are flag bearers of spring! Blazen yellow they wave and usher in all things fresh and new. A respite from the dreary brown that blankets the soil shoots the bonnet wearing flower. Oh Daffodil, even your name brings a slight smile to my face! Except. . . Where are you? You…

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My Tiny Bite of Heaven

Everyone has it…that flavor, that smell…it takes you back to something. You crave it. For me it is Samosas. To be exact Samoosas from Eastern Delights in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. I had encountered samoosas earlier in my young adult life on a trip to Kenya but nothing like these. I think of the day when I…

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Why Do I Attend Church Weekly?

Pondering this question leads me to the harshest answer I used to have, then contrasting with the answer I now choose. That’s why it’s called maturity. As a youth, I truly felt like my parents stayed up at night trying to think of strategies to make me miserable. Can you believe that? I was a…

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Why Should You Craft? Because It Is Cheaper Than Therapy

Okay, I’ll admit it: I’m a craft-hater. As someone who has very little ability to make something look better than your average third grader, it’s simply a reminder of my extreme non-talent. Who wants to be reminded of that? I was a member of MOPS (Mothers of Pre-Schoolers) for several years. The agenda for the…

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Postitive Role-Modeling Really Does Work!

I had a Eureka/Wow/I can’t believe it moment as a mom a few weeks ago! These moments are memorable (at least at my house). Here it is—doing something healthy or intentional that your family thinks you are crazy for….really can rub off on them. It won’t be overnight, most likely, but there’s a strong possibility…

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