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GLEANINGS from Claudia: JOB – Chapters 1 & 2

Job Chapters 1 and 2 Have you ever met a truly good man? A man who you could trust to do the right thing by God and by man? The book of Job tells us that there is in the … Continue reading

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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 – Death or Life?

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. DEATH OR LIFE She’s gone In a moment she left And the moment she left … 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: Awakened by Sorrow

I sleep only to wake awash in tears Though night lives on Sorrow swells and I swim Sorrow is my atmosphere My dear friend whose brother died She fears him lost forever The father mother sister aunts and uncles Mourning … 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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GLEANINGS from Claudia: Sam

“I am in pain and distress: may your salvation, O God, protect me.” Psalm 69:29 Fresh tears tonight as I grieve for a family I don’t even know. ‘Sam’, the 32 year old sister-in-law of a young man I know, … Continue reading

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