Tag Archives: Jesus

God, Spiritual Abuse, and You

Yesterday, someone contacted me in tears because she had been cast out of a group and unfriended on Facebook.  God had sent her across my path the day before, and we were setting the groundwork for her to begin counseling … Continue reading

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Be God’s instrument of blessing today and every day

Hi spiritual family. Do you live Matthew 25:31-40? Do you provide food, clothing and shelter for those who need? Do you do so on a regular basis like we are exhorted in James 1:27? Here in the US, we are … Continue reading

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Pondering Prayer #8

Have you ever gone to God in prayer feeling anxious, depressed, defeated or other negative emotion and emerged feeling supported, comforted and even empowered even though circumstances remained unchanged?  I have, and I suspect that’s happened to you, too.  It … Continue reading

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Pondering Passover and Easter

Many of you know that I was raised a cultural conservative Jew.  My family celebrated the holiday traditions.  Passover was/is especially important because my mother was a holocaust survivor who was freed from Nazi oppression just like the children of … Continue reading

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Jesus Learned What It’s Like to be Us

Some years back, the question “what would Jesus do” seemed like a universal question in the church.  Almost everywhere we turned, we saw this thought-provoking question.  Today, I pray this question will become as popular:  How did Jesus feel?  In … Continue reading

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Enjoy Celebrating Jesus

Pastor G and I (and our canine family member Holly the Collie) pray that you and yours will be greatly blessed spiritually when you gather to celebrate Jesus. Let us appreciate that Jesus temporarily gave up the glory of the … Continue reading

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Do you have what it takes to follow Jesus and live His way?

Did you know you don’t need me or any other spiritual leader to tell you what to do? Sure, we can guide and encourage you, and that will help, but it won’t give you the answers you seek. Did you … Continue reading

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