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GLEANINGS from Claudia: Seasons

“As long as the earth endures, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night will never cease.” Genesis 8:22 I have long been in sync with seasons and the passage of time.  Beginning with the winter … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS from Claudia: Waiting

“For the revelation awaits an appointed time; it speaks of the end and will not prove false. Though it linger, wait for it; it will certainly come and will not delay.”  Habakkuk 2:3 Yesterday in church a friend of mine … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS from Claudia: Daddy

“As a father has compassion on his children, so the LORD has compassion on those who fear him; for he knows how we are formed, he remembers that we are dust. As for man, his days are like grass, he … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS from Claudia: Open My Eyes

“Then God opened her eyes and she saw a well of water. So she went and filled the skin with water and gave the boy a drink.”  Genesis 21:19 Remember photographic negatives?  I know they still exist, but we don’t … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS from Claudia: ‘I Will Not Forget You’

“Shout for joy, O heavens; Rejoice, O earth; burst into song, O mountains!  For the LORD comforts his people and will have compassion on his afflicted ones.  But Zion said, “The LORD has forsaken me, the Lord has forgotten me.” … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS from Claudia: When We Passed By

When We Passed By The little place you lived 10 years ago Still stands surrounded now By grown up trees and shrubs you planted It looks more substantial somehow Though you stand no more We passed by this place today … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS from Claudia: Disappointment

“But I am like an olive tree flourishing in the house of God; I trust in God’s unfailing love forever and ever.  I will praise you forever for what you have done; in your name I will hope, for your … Continue reading

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Grief – Reveals the Real Me

Almost 12 weeks ago my life and the lives of so many people I love hit the ‘pause’ button. In so many ways I feel caught in the still frame of a moving picture. I’m very aware that Becky has … Continue reading

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Grief – On Display for His Glory

“For it seems to me that God has put us apostles on display at the end of the procession, like men condemned to die in the arena. We have been made a spectacle to the whole universe, to angels as … Continue reading

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Grief – Tearing Down Idols

Vacation seemed to grant me breathing-space. I suppose because I was in a different place surrounded by different things, I had times of not thinking about Becky. There were hours, even days, of not feeling that deep sadness or the … Continue reading

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