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Thoughts and Reflections


1 John 4:7

Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God.

20140530-104833-38913743.jpgDo you love someone? Do you have someone or a group of some ones that you love? If you’re like many people – you have several people that you love. If we were to begin to name them – and remember we don’t all love the same people or even have these people in our lives – we might begin with our parents. I didn’t write a devotional thought yesterday because I was in mourning for my late father (9/18/12). It was his birthday (he would have been 86) and I wasn’t feeling very chipper for sure. I did what had to be done and not much more yesterday. I can say I dealt with it better than I did last year so maybe there is progress!

If we kept going with our list we might mention our children – our spouse – our siblings – some very special friends – and for some the list would go on and on. For some – the list would be much smaller – and for some there might only be one or two or even none on their list. Continue reading

July 30, 2014 Posted by | Community, Daily Devotion, Discipleship, Encouragement, Faith Journey, Family, From the Pastor, Leadership, Marriage, Personal, Theology | , , , , | Leave a comment


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