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The 12:12 Project

The Challenge

Posted by Becky Kemble on

Occasionally, I have stubbornly resisted doing or following…or even investigating a suggestion offered by someone whom I deeply respect. Such is the case with my husband’s recommendation that I read the works of C.S. Lewis. Even though I long ago read The Chronicles of Narnia and...

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Sugar Sugar

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Posted by Becky Kemble on

Life must be better-than-average at this moment in time, because at the top of my consciousness is the “problem” of giving up something for Lent. I intend to avoid food products with added sugar. ​I love Necco Wafers and cotton candy and chocolate cake and Atomic Fireballs, and...

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Mercy

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Go and learn what this means, ‘I desire mercy and not sacrifice.’ For I came not to call the righteous, but sinners.Matthew 9:13 Here Jesus rebukes the Pharisees for criticizing him for sitting with tax collectors and sinners and reminds the Pharisees that they, too, are sinners who...

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Time

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“Jesus said to them, ‘My time has not yet come, but your time is always here.’” John 7:6-7 Santa’s image reminds me of how it felt to be a small child, trying desperately to behave while waiting for Santa’s arrival and feeling as if the time would never...

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Following Someone Else

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Following someone else,I lost my way on Fairview Peak.Stumbled on sharp rocks; scraped my knee.Mild panic set in – What if no one found me?Blindly traversing the steep, rocky slope, there wasNothing to do but let God guide me.Let instinct prevail…“To the left!&rdquo...

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Joyful, Joyful

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​I've experienced two memorable instances of JOY this summer. This one is the first time my granddaughter spent the night at our house. Here we are enJOYing a tea party of imaginary tea served in PlayDoh cups. I cannot express how much fun it is to play with a child, especially one who...

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In the Way of the Lord

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This month our contributors are sharing their favorite Bible verses. These commandments that I give you today are to be on your hearts. Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up. Tie them as...

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