A Big Week for Special Moments (Photo-Friday)

Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.James 1:17 - Beks turns nine! Getting under way with Beks' ninth birthday last Saturday, this has been a pretty interesting week. Add in Father's Day, a big birthday for our son Andrew, Beks' first …

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Celebration and Tears

Always be joyful. Never stop praying. Be thankful in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you who belong to Christ Jesus. 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 - Derek Maul The recipe for a good party is quite easy: Invite some wonderful people. That's it; the rest of the evening takes care of itself. I did stack the …

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“Bless the Lord, O my soul…” (I choose light)

- Max and me Okay, so I have nothing too elaborate this morning. It's spring-forward day so I'm an hour shy on sleep, plus it's also WFPC's first "in-person" worship service at 9:00 - which I'm excited about but will have cost me another hour of sleep! ("virtual", as usual, is 10:00). In consequence I …

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A shot of encouragement – because life is beautiful!

- David and Beks with baby Geoffrey and Kylo the pup (images by Naomi) God is our refuge and strength,    a help always near in times of great trouble. That’s why we won’t be afraid when the world falls apart,    when the mountains crumble into the center of the sea,     when its waters roar and rage,    when the mountains shake …

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“Do not be afraid, for I am with you” – God

"See, I am doing a new thing!" - God It is Sunday morning, November 8th. Out on my deck, where I just finished a mug of coffee, it is 56-degrees and the sun is beginning to backlight the gorgeous fall colors that are emerging in response to the change of seasons. I have been contemplating …

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Reminders of vibrant life: 4-photo-Friday

Okay, so I love "Photo Friday." Not only is it a fun way to review what pictures I have left out over the week, but it's generally a lighter post. And, when there is so much heaviness that demands my attention as a commentator from day to day, lighter is a breath of fresh air. …

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