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Waiting

The pelican duo paddled in place, bobbing in the canal. They were waiting in anticipation, expecting that scraps would be soon be swept from the fish cleaning board into the water. It was just a matter of time. There's a waiting room in our local hospital where people...

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Trapped

"You, dear children, are from God and have overcome them, because the one who is in you is greater than the one who is in the world." 1 John 4:4 It was irresistible. Too warm and sunny, too lovely an afternoon to not take a few minutes to sit outside on the back porch...

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Voice of Truth

'For this I came into the world, to testify to the truth, everyone on the side of truth listens to me. What is truth? Pilate asked. With this he went out again to the Jews and said; I find no basis for a charge against him.” (John 18:37-38 NIV) “My sheep listen to my...

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Totally Exposed

My sins were painted clearly. The indictment ran for miles, every man and woman in the city radius and every international visitor to the Festival knew the charges. For this was Festival year and the home crowd as well as the international crowd jammed every venue. I...

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Time OUt

"The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and discipline." (Proverbs 1:7) Remember when ‘time out’ was when the umpire called for a break? Then maybe you’re as old as I am. The little blue chair, off to the side in my daughter’s...

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The Visible Difference

After reading a while I switched off the light and looked out the window at the dark sky. The moon was a sliver against the blackness and only two stars shone down from a featureless map. Nothing else, just a fraction of moon and two stars. I closed my eyes wishing I...

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The Sunbather

"Then the righteous will answer Him, saying, 'Lord, when did we see You hungry and feed You, or thirsty and give You drink?  When did we see You a stranger and take You in, or naked and clothe You?  Or when did we see You sick, or in prison, and come to...

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The Starfish

While walking on the coast guard pier in Monterey, CA, yesterday my eyes were drawn to the beautiful starfish in the water. They gracefully lay draped upon the rocks in the Monterey Bay. Their color was a vivid orange- just vibrant, and appearing so full of life. The...

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The Rainbow

It was summer. That season I always anticipate with great joy and excitement. That season where things warm up and dry up. That season where I don't have to worry about weather concerns when planning my beloved outdoor activities. The season where I have the time to...

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The More Serious Famine

For more than half of my life, I have lived where water must be conserved. For many years it was a life and death issue because if the well ran dry, there was simply no alternative. Now, of course, you can buy drinking water from a shop but where I live, water is...

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The Photo Mosaic

"And the Lord said to Moses: 'You are going to rest with your fathers, and these people will soon prostitute themselves to the foreign gods of the land they are entering. They will forsake me and break the covenant I made with them … And I will certainly hide my face...

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