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“Build for me an altar made of earth, and offer your sacrifices to me—your burnt offerings and peace offerings, your sheep and goats, and your cattle. Build my altar wherever I cause my name to be remembered, and I will come to you and bless you.” Exodus 20:24 When I was in bible college, I heard a message preached titled “Your God File” I remember thinking, in all my wisdom as an eighteen year old, “this message isn’t for me,  I don’t even really understand it.” Little did I know that my life would change that service. It was one…

Remember the days of old; consider the generations long past. Ask your father and he will tell you, your elders, and they will explain to you. Deuteronomy 32:7 My mom worked in a Retirement Home when I was growing up. I have many memories of bringing my classical piano books to play songs for anyone who desired to listen. Walking through those hallways with my mother, I learned the valuable lesson to honor my elders and to take time to listen to their stories—they hold much wisdom. Several of my mom’s patients had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and I didn’t understand the…

“Love prospers when a fault is forgiven, but dwelling on it separates close friends.” Proverbs 17:9 We women tend to dwell on things, and I can honestly say that I am guilty as charged! My mind wanders and before long I have made up an entire (ridiculous) scenario in my mind that will probably never happen. Am I the only one who does this? Surely it has to be a “woman” thing.  Arguments and past disagreements have a way of suddenly popping into my mind, and I’m frustrated all over again.. about something that happened 6 years ago. We also…