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About Gleanings from Claudia

I am a wife, mother, grandmother,sister, and friend newly introduced to grief as I lost my 32 year old daughter in an auto accident in December 2010. I am a follower of Jesus and am journeying through grief while abiding in Christ.

GLEANINGS from Claudia: Following Jesus – O the Deep, Deep Love of Jesus

“For this reason I kneel before the Father, from whom his whole family in heaven and on earth derives its name. I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS from Claudia: Following Jesus – The Resurrection Life

I’m going to deviate a bit from what I’ve been posting to share that is has been a tough week. There is so much pain happening in the lives of so many that I love. In some situations ongoing pain … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS from Claudia: Following Jesus – When He Saw Their Faith

READ: Mt. 9:2-8; Mk. 2:1-12; Lk. 5:17-26 What a scene in these passages. Jesus is teaching in a Capernaum home. The crowd is thick, pressing in, listening, attentive. There are those listening with a heart to find error and condemn. … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS from Claudia: Following Jesus – Jesus Heals a Leper

READ: Mt. 8:2-4; Mk. 1:40-45; Luke 5:12-16 Once again I’m impressed by the Lord’s compassion. He has just made it clear to his followers that he wants to move about the countryside teaching – that this is his mission. But … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS from Claudia: Following Jesus – Jesus and Work

READ: Lk. 5:1-11 I’m retired. What a gift. But I’m not so far into retirement that I’ve forgotten the longing to be productive and to bring blessing to all in my daily world. That longing of my heart hasn’t retired … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS from Claudia: Following Jesus – Jesus and Celebrity

READ: Mt. 4:13-16; 18-25; 8:14-17; Mk. 1:16-39; Lk. 4:31-44; 5:1-11 I’m thinking these passages will merit more than one post – I’ve been processing them since Wednesday! I can readily picture Jesus ministering in Capernaum. Steve and I had the … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS from Claudia: Following Jesus – Back to Galilee

READ: Mt. 4:12, 17; Mk 1:14-15; Lk. 3:19-20; 4:14-15; Jn. 4:1-54 Jesus heads toward his home region today. What drives this decision? He is certainly aware of the controversy his baptizing (or as John clarifies, the baptizing his disciples are … Continue reading

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