Category Archives: The Power of One

With Every Breath…

This morning the sun was a small red circle in the dark, smoky sky. My lungs tightened and I gasped for air. With every breath, I am reminded. I am reminded of the many thousands of people displaced by the … Continue reading

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Church – No longer a Spectator Sport

Church leaders around the country are wringing their hands, wondering why so few people are showing up for Sunday services. Magazine articles abound on the topic of how American Christian church attendance is declining, especially among young people. The Americanized … Continue reading

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Raising the Dead Church

  Current world events may feel overwhelming. It might feel like you have nothing to offer, that you can’t make a difference in our country, our world. Not true! YOU CAN make a difference and God is calling each one … Continue reading

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 Permission to be the Bully

Perhaps part of the problem in America right now, is the resident of 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. has given all the bullies in America permission to be a bully too. Don’t like someone’s skin color?  Be the bully Don’t like a … Continue reading

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The Gaping Wound in America’s Heart

  I never thought I would see leaders of our country kidnap children and hold them hostage to get their legislation passed.  I never thought we would have a president bent on the destruction of democracy, making deals with world … Continue reading

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Higher

Her laughter was contagious. My little granddaughter was thoroughly enjoying her adventure on the swings. The whole time I was pushing her, she kept saying, “Go Higher Grandma, Go Higher!” What joy to hear my sweet little baby girl repeating … Continue reading

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Fighting for my Country

I will be sixty-four years old next month and it is the first time I have ever fought for my country. No, I didn’t join the military. I decided to get involved in a local group of individuals who truly … Continue reading

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Examples of the Power of One

I have not written much in this category on my blog. I’ve wanted to, but I have been focused on my book. Today though, as I’m going through final edits, I am distracted. I’m distracted by the tax scam bill … Continue reading

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Turn Around

An open letter to Representatives and Senators: Some of you claim to be Christian. In fact, many of you quote scripture to serve your personal agendas. Yet, you fail to be who you claim to be. A “Christian” is a … Continue reading

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It is Time to Choose

It is 3:30 in the morning and I can’t sleep. I have tossed and turned for the past two hours. The events in Charlottesville flash through my mind like bloody patchwork on a tattered U.S. flag. My prayer is, “Lord, … Continue reading

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