Woken by the SWAT alarm

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  Typically, this time of year, I wake to the sound of mourning doves cooing outside my bedroom window. They are sweet and always remind me of Hunter Mendenhall, a Pearl Harbor survivor, who was the father of one of my dearest friends. Hunter grew up in the backwoods of Alabama. So far back, he [Read More...]

Denying Ourselves

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  After my mother was diagnosed with stage four lung cancer in August, someone told Mama that God was trying to get her attention and that cancer was the two-by-four God used to do that. I could never trust a God who carries a two-by-four for the sole purpose of whacking people who ignore him, [Read More...]

Sunday Prayerathon

Editor’s Note: The following is a guest post by daughter Shelby, who will be running her first marathon in Arizona on Sunday. She invites you to join with her   By Shelby Dee   Three years ago, I was unemployed. I sat down and made a list of what I thought would be attainable goals. [Read More...]


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