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GLEANINGS from Claudia: The Abiding Life – “A Song”

I love worship music. At one time in my life it was the primary love language I used to speak to God. In recent years that spot has been overtaken by prayer and the Word of God, but I still … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS from Claudia: Grief – Victim or Victory?

“O earth, do not cover my blood; may my cry never be laid to rest! Even now my witness is in heaven; my advocate is on high. My intercessor is my friend as my eyes pour out tears to God; … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS from Claudia: A Blessing

“The Spirit of the Sovereign LORD is on me, because the LORD has anointed me  . . . . to comfort all who mourn, and provide for those who grieve in Zion — to bestow on them a crown of … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS from Claudia: Christmas Truth

“For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.” Isaiah 9:6-7 The last week … 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: Dissonance

“I will turn their mourning into gladness; I will give them comfort and joy instead of sorrow.” Jeremiah 31:13 God is good. At the beginning of loss and in the midst of anguished grief and today in a  possibly momentary … 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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