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April 2021

From the Second ChairSpringtime!Being raised in southern California, we knew almost nothing of the changing of the seasons. But that all changed when we moved to northern California in the 1990s.Up here the winters are a lot colder, the summers…
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March 2021

From the Second ChairBack to ChurchPsalms 122:1 – “I was glad when they said to me, “Let us go to the house of the LORD.”David described his emotions when his neighbors beckoned him to join them on their way to…
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December 2022

Christmas is upon us and we will soon be celebrating the birth of Jesus!Some people say that “true” Christians would never celebrate the birth of the Savior because thescripture doesn’t command us to remember it, as we are told to…
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November 2022

Let Thanksgiving be the Habit of your Life“Those who sacrifice thank offerings honor me, and to the blameless I will show my salvation.” Psalm 50:23When everything is going well, it’s easy to give thanks, but what happens when things are…
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October 2022

My childhood autumns in Indiana hold precious memories—unpacking warmerclothing, hot cocoa, harvest moons, fires in the hearth, a well-stocked pantry, andbest of all—FOOTBALL! I loved it.The autumn of life is a strange mixture of nostalgia, blessings, and potential. It yieldsthe…
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November 2022

Harmony with One AnotherRomans 12:16 – “Live in harmony with one another…”When I was in Junior High school, our choir teacher was Miss Coover, and she was the greatest! She took it in stride as our voices were changing, sometimes…
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October 2022

KindnessWhen I was in sixth grade my teacher was Mrs. Houser. There was another sixth-grade teacher named Miss Johnson, who was not my teacher, and one day for some reason the two classes were together in Miss Johnson’s classroom.One of…
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October 2022

RECASTING “ALL SAINTS EVE”With the coming of October, we are fully into the fall. Praise God for the autumn weather. But October also brings on Halloween. Christians, for a long time, have struggled with what to do with Halloween. Diane…
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