Monthly Archives: August 2018

FULLY FORMED

John – God and Love   It is the time and season for our roses to show their stuff. Even the colorful buds are beautiful with anticipation of a gorgeous, fully formed bloom. I wonder if God looks at us … Continue reading

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CONTINUOUSLY INTIMATE RELATIONSHIP WITH GOD

John – God and Love   God and love are the same and inseparable. To know God is to know love. To know authentic, unconditional, intimate, lasting love can only be had by knowing God. John explains it well. Even … Continue reading

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GREATER IS HE!

John – God and Love   We always test it before buying it, right? I always push the buttons of a product display at the store to see if it really works, don’t you? We drive the vehicle we are … Continue reading

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SERIOUSLY, WE SHOULD LOVE EACH OTHER

John – God and Love   “For this is the original message we heard: We should love each other.” 1 John 3, The Message   What is love? A little first grader thought she knew the answer. She innocently came … Continue reading

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FOCUS

John – God and Love   When I want to do quick once over to household chores, I don’t wear glasses. What I don’t see well, I don’t clean, therefore the work is done in no time! BUT, if I … Continue reading

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WHO IS THE LIAR?

John – God and Love   “Anti-” is a prefix that means against, opposed to, opposite of, instead. It means we will not support or fight for something if we are an anti supporter of that issue. We will do … Continue reading

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I JUST WANT…

John – God and Love   As a toddler, we took one of our granddaughters out to an ice cream parlor that was known as the “best in the region.” This place had so many flavors that it boggled the … Continue reading

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IN THE KNOW

John – God and Love   We humans love being the elite ones “in the know” about what others merely wonder about in this life. We want to be the ones with the scoop about popular topics in our culture … Continue reading

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EXPOSURE TO THE SON

John – God and Love   It’s summer on our side of the world. Commercials warn us of our fun in the sun and want to sell us their “complete protection” products they claim will save us from our exposure … Continue reading

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