12 Sep 2018

Are You a Prayer Warrior?

It was late afternoon. I was finishing up a few things when my phone rang. It was my office phone and it hardly ever rings so I was a little

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05 Sep 2018

The Gift of Rest

The Gift of Rest: Rediscovering the Beauty of the Sabbath by Senator Joe Lieberman When someone asked Senator Joe Lieberman: “How can you stop all your work as a senator

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30 Aug 2018

Many Other Things

Jesus did many other things (wonders) as well. If every one of them were written down, I suppose that even the whole world would not have room for the books that

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23 Aug 2018

Keep Showing Up

Cal Ripken Jr., nicknamed “The Iron Man”, is a former American baseball shortstop and third baseman who played 21 seasons in Major League Baseball for the Baltimore Orioles (1981–2001). Ripken

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30 Jul 2018

In Remembrance of Lt. Colonel Lyell M. Rader: The Salvation Army’s George Fox

Lt. Colonel Lyell Rader (1939-2018) was a gift from God to me so that I would be shown a clear path of how I should follow Christ as His servant. God

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27 Jul 2018

Shouting & Tongsung Kido

The concept and strength of shouting in Brengle’s writings can be easily connected with the Korean Christian heritage of Tongsung Kido. In Helps to Holiness, as a separate chapter, we find

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06 Jun 2018

Thank You, John Paul

Pope John Paul II was head of the Catholic Church from 1978 to 2005.  He was known for his energy and athleticism as he enjoyed jogging, weight training, swimming and

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24 May 2018

Salvationist Quadrilateral: 4 Authoritative Sources for Salvationists

There are four authoritative sources for Salvationists that help to sustain and define our faith and our self-identity as the people of God. The first source for Salvationists is The

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17 May 2018

Big Box Stores

I cannot be trusted with a membership card to a big box store.  My husband carries the card and therefore I can only go to one of these stores when

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06 Mar 2018

Praying Our Goodbyes – A Book Review

Praying Our Goodbyes By Joyce Rupp Book Review by: Major Lauren Hodgson   Life on earth is transitory; birth and death, showers and funerals. We live in a transient society,

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01 Mar 2018

Turtles & Dragonflies

It was a beautiful, sunny, Sunday afternoon. After a wonderful time of worship, I was looking forward to a quiet afternoon on the lake, in my kayak, communing with God

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27 Feb 2018

Through the Eyes of a Child

At this time in my life much of my energy goes into my role as a Nana. I often have the privilege of watching my 3-year-old triplet granddaughters and suffice

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