Month: April 2020

painful loss

I spent the day yesterday moving “The Sparrow’s Home” cosmetic stuff out of the trunk it has lived in since we moved into the Cottage in ’96. All that’s left of it now resides in one drawer in the studio! The trunk–which I love–has been re-purposed to hold everything I would need to sew! That’s…

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failure ?

Wrong thinking is the root of most failure. Many have wrong thoughts about God, wrong thoughts about themselves and wrong thoughts about the circumstances. Wrong thinking about God creates a foundation on which nothing can be built. If you think that God is in control, distant or harsh, those thoughts will impact your approach to…

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quite a week

We’ve had an “interesting” couple of days here at the Cottage. This morning Mr. L sent an email to the members of our Home Group (family) that speaks for itself: Good day, NEW FIRE family. In our time in the Word today, I had this thought in my mind. Do you remember back quite a…

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the virus?

Asking the Lord for wisdom regarding this stuff this morning.  Holy Spirit sent me to page 473 in my Chronological Study Bible.  He does that sometimes. You see I believe that God’s Holy Spirit is familiar with every word ever written which brings honor and glory to The Father, so when a date or page…

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I know what it is!

This morning's devotional sent a bright beam of light straight to my weakest spot as though God is holding a flashlight, pointing it into a dark corner and saying, "This. You need to clean this up. And soon!"

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abundant power

Grace and peace on this tremendous Tuesday Dear Hearts Today I am reminded of His suffering on our behalf. Our precious Savior died and rose again so we could have abundant life. Not just once a year on Easter Sunday, but He did it so we could walk in that resurrection power—the power that raised…

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Easter Monday

In a “normal” world Easter Monday, the last day of the holiday celebrations, work starts again. Yesterday was perhaps the biggest day in the Christian calendar, when believers celebrated Christ’s resurrection. … the day has religious significance, because it is the day after Christians believe the messiah returned to earth. In a “normal” spring season Christians around the…

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an eyewitness account

[The Resurrection of Jesus] Now on the first day of the week Mary Mag′dalene came to the tomb early, while it was still dark, and saw that the stone had been taken away from the tomb. 2 So she ran, and went to Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one whom Jesus loved, and…

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where is your heart?

Are You Facing These Times In Faith Or Fear? In this time of a worldwide pestilence, the stress, anxiety and even panic of some is quite obvious. Unfortunately, even many Christians are falling into the trap of fear and worry. What our hearts are filled with is being revealed. Some are staying in peace and…

Faith is

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