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GLEANINGS from Claudia: Who IS This Cry Baby?

“On this mountain the LORD Almighty will prepare a feast of rich food for all peoples, a banquet of aged wine — the best of meats and the finest of wines. On this mountain he will destroy the shroud that … 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: 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: 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: A Byword

“. . . God has made me a byword to everyone . . .” Job 17:6 I love to pray. When one of my sisters in the Lord needs prayer or when I hear of someone that I don’t even … Continue reading

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Grief – Answered Prayer

I mentioned earlier that I’ve been praying constantly since the accident. I’ve clearly seen answer to my prayers in the connection I feel to the Lord and in the every day comfort He has provided. There have been other very … Continue reading

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Grief – Prayer Sustains

I don’t know what I would do without prayer. I vividly remember that first phone call as we sat down to dinner at 5:14 p.m. on the night that Becky died. All we knew was that Becky had been in … Continue reading

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Grief – Redeeming Moments

Grief is a hard companion, but not one without redeeming moments. I want to share a story from Day 19 of this grief journey, Sunday, January 16, 2011. On this Sunday I was still with my son-in-law Jacob and our … Continue reading

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