04 Jul

It is easy for us to associate with Jesus’ sadness and grief as He journeyed to the cross and His request to God to remove the cup of suffering He had to endure. But His tears were more than for Himself. His tears were also for the sins and devastation of mankind – past, present, and future. His weeping involved grief over sin and a deep love and compassion for you and me. Jesus wept when He looked over Jerusalem…..

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06 Jun

As I was watching and observing people at the Camp Mabry National Day of Prayer Luncheon to honor our military heroes – those now enlisted – the word “Family” kept coming to my mind. I saw that these brave warriors of God shared a unique bond. They were “Family.” Many of us have had to change our definition of family. Divorce and death greatly alter family dynamics. The blending of two families by remarriage changes life again. Careers, especially military…..

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02 May

When we start shifting our attention from God to people, we begin to expect them to meet our needs and desires in a way that only God can provide for us.   Unfortunately, we leave ourselves open for disappointment. As our emotional dependence grows, we develop expectations that they cannot or will not deliver. Those who have helped us or met our needs tend to become our champions. This is a very subtle process, and often we do not realize it…..

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18 Apr

“…For I the Lord your God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children to the third and the fourth generation of those who hate me, but showing love to a thousand generations of those who love me and keep my commandments.”   Exodus 20:5-6   God shows His mercy to mankind when he states that He visits the iniquity of the fathers to the third and fourth generation, BUT He shows His love to a…..

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05 Apr

“…For I the Lord your God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children to the third and the fourth generation of those who hate me, but showing love to a thousand generations of those who love me and keep my commandments.”   Exodus 20:5-6   We hear about generational curses, and see them in action when observing addictions in alcohol, drugs, and overeating. We also see them passed down from parent to child in the…..

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14 Mar

The Time Will Come Ministry Weekend, held at Christian Church of San Angelo in San Angelo, Texas, on February 26 & 27, was a special time with God. Many of the attendees expressed that they had been blessed with healing concerning difficult relationships. They also gained new understanding and knowledge about the dynamics involved in those relationships. Several people stayed after the sessions for prayer and counseling. God blessed this weekend with four strong women of prayer as our Prayer…..

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22 Feb

You are invited to attend The Time Will Come Ministry Weekend at Christian Church of San Angelo (4064 S. Bryant Blvd., San Angelo, TX 76903) on Friday and Saturday, February 26 and 27, 2016. This will be a special time with God to: heal from emotionally abusive or difficult relationships; established dignity and confidence in difficult relationships; help and understand others in difficult relationships; stay encouraged in daily life; and be assured that God has not forgotten you. We will…..

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03 Feb

As we anticipate the year 2016, much change and even more insecurity are in the air. We will be electing new national leadership, international affairs are in turmoil, our family units are re-arranging, and our bodies are changing. God offers us many securities in the midst of the unknown. It is our comfort and joy that our God and Savior knows what has happened in the past, what is happening now, and what will happen in the near and far…..

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10 Dec

I am at Christkindl Market Days in Arlington Texas. As I watch the people hustling and bustling in the holiday festivities and beauty, I wonder what is going on in their hearts. Are some of these people preparing for the Norman Rockwell Christmas, anticipating family gatherings, where everyone gets along, has peace, and enjoys lots of laughter and joy?   I wonder about others who may be concerned about their loved ones in the military. And then there are those who…..

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24 Nov

We are blessed to have another wonderful holiday season – with the festivities, the hustling and the bustling, and the excitement and anticipation of Thanksgiving and Christmas. As I was shopping, I noticed that people in general were happy and that the sales people were very friendly and accommodating. The holiday decorations are up and everything looks beautiful, colorful, and cheery. Decorating, shopping, and wrapping presents are high priorities for me. I enjoy giving these types of love gifts to…..

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