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GLEANINGS from Claudia: 31 Months Later

I’ve felt for a while now that it is time to write another Gleanings. It is the end of July in 2013 and in five months we will come to the three year mark since our Becky died. I still … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS from Claudia: Grief – The Strength of My Heart

“ When my heart was grieved and my spirit embittered, I was senseless and ignorant; I was a brute beast before you. Yet I am always with you; you hold me by my right hand. You guide me with your … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS from Claudia: Grief – Scars

“Then he (Jesus) said to Thomas, “Put your finger here; see my hands. Reach out your hand and put it into my side. Stop doubting and believe.” Thomas said to him, “My Lord and my God!” Then Jesus told him, … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS from Claudia: Grief – Sacrifice

“Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy set before him endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.” Hebrews … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS from Claudia: Grief – A Return of Joy

Tonight, August 12, 2012, I’m writing a blog that I won’t post for a while because the news in it isn’t yet mine to share, but soon it will be. Earlier this afternoon I texted Jacob to make sure we … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS from Claudia: “Waiting Toward That Day”

“The eye that now sees me will see me no longer; you will look for me, but I will be no more. As a cloud vanishes and is gone, so he who goes down to the grave does not return. … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS from Claudia: Healing

We learned early Thursday morning this week that a dear friend went home to Jesus. Richard was an intrepid nearly 90 years old with a heart for Jesus and a love of worship. He sang in our Christmas choral worship program … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS from Claudia: Another Year Begins

The decorations are down and sealed in boxes waiting for strong arms and backs to put them in their places in our garage. The New Year has begun and tomorrow we enter into the routine we’ve not been in since … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS from Claudia: A Prayer as Summer Ends

“May the Lord direct your hearts into God’s love and Christ’s perseverance.” 2nd  Thessalonians 3:5 A PRAYER AS SUMMER ENDS Summer winds down The long days are shorter, but not yet short Late summer fruit is deliciously ripe Sweet juices … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS from Claudia: Jacob

“I have strayed like a lost sheep. Seek your servant, for I have not forgotten your commands.” Psalms 119:176 FOR JACOB Man of strength Until the one lamb you cherished Was taken by One who owns all How the mighty … Continue reading

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