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GLEANINGS from Claudia – The Abiding Life: Purity Through Pruning

I am forever changed by grief, but grief is not the full measure of my life in Christ. “GLEANINGS from Claudia — The Abiding Life” explores this life attached to the One True Vine. “Blessed are the pure in heart … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS from Claudia: The Eternal Dimension

On December 29, 2010 my 32 year old daughter, Becky, lost her life in an automobile accident. ‘GLEANINGS from Claudia’ is a mother’s journal of grief. “What we do see is Jesus, made “not quite as high as angels,” and … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS from Claudia: Good Friday

“And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.” Romans 8:28 Today is Good Friday. This name for the Friday before Easter is not … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS from Claudia – The Abiding Life: Alive in Christ!

I am forever changed by grief, but grief is not the full measure of my life in Christ. “GLEANINGS from Claudia — The Abiding Life” posts explore this life attached to the One True Vine. “He took our sin-dead lives … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS From Claudia: The Abiding Life — Christ Tramples Death by Death

I am forever changed by grief, but grief is not the full measure of my life in Christ. “GLEANINGS from Claudia — The Abiding Life” explores this life attached to the One True Vine. “When the perishable has been clothed with … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS from Claudia: Mary’s Grief and Praise

“Then Simeon blessed them and said to Mary, his mother: “This child is destined to cause the falling and rising of many in Israel, and to be a sign that will be spoken against, so that the thoughts of many … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS from Claudia: Worry

“The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.  And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS from Claudia: Beauty from Stress

“There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under heaven.” Ecclesiastes 3:1 I’m feeling a bit better again. What does that look like? I can go longer in a day without  dissolving into tears. Every sight, … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS from Claudia: Encouragement

“He died for us so that, whether we are awake or asleep, we may live together with him. Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing.”   Thessalonians 5:10-11 Ever since Becky died … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS from Claudia: Joy and Grief; Grief and Joy

“Are you asking one another what I meant when I said, ‘In a little while you will see me no more, and then after a little while you will see me’? I tell you the truth you will weep and … Continue reading

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