Tuesday Treasures

Intro: Getting off the Roller Coaster

Life is like a roller coaster. We all face times that send our hearts to the heights of Mt. Everest and to the depths of the Dead Sea. One day we are experiencing laughter with friends and family, feeling love and joy in abundance. The next day something happens that shatters our world. We lose…
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Do We Think like Jacob?

Jacob is an interesting combination of smart, patient, strong-willed, cunning, deceiving, type of unbelieving hero. Somewhere in that line up we may find ourselves.  In Genesis 28 we find Jacob (after he cheated his brother Esau twice (first with stew and then with animal fur-great stories!), somewhere at night sleeping, using a rock for a…
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Gods Grief

Hey all (I learned saying this when we lived in the South, but it was ya’ll), I am going to focus my blogs on “aha” moments as I am reading the scriptures. Many of you know I begin each year with a new reading plan. Last year and this year I am reading straight through…
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Lesson at the Kitchen Sink

Have you ever thought about what living with eyes on the glories of heaven might mean in your daily life?   I recently read an article by Billy Graham where he wrote, “I have found in my travels that those who keep Heaven in view remain serene and cheerful in the darkest day. If the glories…
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Just Milk?

My one grandson really enjoys meat. Steak is his favorite. I think bacon runs a close second but if it is meat, he is all in. It may be just that he is a teenager and likes food in general, but there is something about his liking meat that captures my attention. When he visits,…
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Joy in Ninevah

A while back, my husband and I went to see a live production of Jonah. As I watched the play and later pondered the scripture, I asked myself, “Is there anything good about Nineveh?” Nineveh was a large Assyrian city (late 7th century B.C.E.) whose people were ruthless, lawless, and lived in disobedience to God’s…
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Tears in a Bottle

How precious are our tears!                                     Have you ever stopped to consider that God is keeping track of all your (and my) sorrows? Not a tear falls that goes unnoticed. God has been present every step of your…
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