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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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government

Our dear friend Amanda, who now lives in Kentucky, occasionally calls to chat and catch up. Usually she brings up a challenging question. This past weekend, she asked something on the minds of many Americans: “Dana, what is happening in … Continue reading

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choice

Susan put together a good-sized box of food and I gathered some clothes to take to Jim Christmas morning. I learned later that the Lord put it on the heart of another couple to take him a few Christmas presents … Continue reading

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chapel

I think God enjoys revealing His presence in our daily lives. A timely song on the radio, an unexpected encounter, a phone call at just the right moment, a Scripture that speaks to an exact situation… I probably miss more … Continue reading

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bless

Our friends started calling me Clark Griswold during this past summer’s trip to Israel. Chevy Chase played the character in the old Vacation movies, but surely I’m not in his category… It is true though: if you make one or … Continue reading

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