A Lesson from Jessie

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When my children were younger, we decided it was a good thing to adopt a pet for them. We wanted them to develop their love for animals and learn responsibility. I was not prepared for the emotions we would go through, however, as we encountered sickness, death, and plain “sick to death” of some of these pets. Meeko the Cat was the one we desperately needed another home for several years ago, and thankfully she Read More …

March of Gratitude – Day Nine

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I love the story of Elijah in the Old Testament. One of my favorite passages is in 1 Kings 19 when the Lord comforts Elijah through a gentle whisper. Elijah had reached a very low point in his ministry career. He felt abandoned, alone, unappreciated and unsure of the future. Not only did he have these “feelings” weighing heavily on his heart – but he was facing a realistic threat of physical harm. Interestingly enough, Read More …