Author Archives: Dana

double portion

We know God loves humility, but He also loves boldness. Religious leaders put Peter and John in prison after healing the lame man at the Temple gate.  When they were released from prison, the disciples prayed: “Now, Lord, consider their … Continue reading

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audacity

Our dear friend Anna from Brazil shared some thoughts about the first miracle of Jesus recently. Anna has a way of teaching that makes hearers continue to ponder God’s lessons long after the meeting has concluded. A realization I reached … Continue reading

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amateur

I’ve finally figured out what I want be when I grow up… I want to be an AMATEUR! Not the definition meaning: ‘someone who is incompetent or inept’— I want the meaning that comes from the root word: ‘amore’ — to … Continue reading

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Oskar

Susan and I were planning to visit young friends in Minsk, Belarus via Krakow, Poland this past July. Slava and Alina have visited our home several times. Slava wrote this last week: Our country got into a political crisis that … Continue reading

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do it

Susan, Sherill, and I joined two different 40-day prayer circles this summer, following Mark Batterson’s ‘Draw the Circle’ prayer challenge. After brief daily readings, each of us lifted up requests, praises, and intercession to our Heavenly Father over these 40-day … Continue reading

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