Schedules

By Barbara Rainey | August 26, 2019 | 3 Comments

Unbelievable that we are here! Again my man and I are in a place irritating and all too familiar. I just discovered our schedules are not in sync. “We talked about this,” he said, “yes, but I couldn’t look at my calendar in that moment and then forgot.” And now we are double booked. He […]

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Loss Can Bring Good

By Barbara Rainey | August 19, 2019 | 8 Comments

One of the most profoundly helpful books of my life is by Jerry Sittser. A Grace Disguised belongs on the shelf of every follower of Jesus so it’s close in times of need. Last fall I reread this book, cover to cover, and strongly encouraged Dennis to do the same. And he did. Chapter six […]

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Praying for Your Adult Children

By Barbara Rainey | August 12, 2019 | 20 Comments

For years I avoided reading the book of Job because I was afraid I’d contract some of his suffering.  I knew enough about his story to have zero envy of his previous and post suffering wealth and success. But my Bible study class during my children’s teen years included a week focusing on Job. I’m […]

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Place

By Barbara Rainey | August 5, 2019 | 2 Comments

Safely settled in sculpted seats, we wove our way through the labyrinth of freeways that connect the disparate pieces of San Diego. Neighborhoods, shopping malls, schools, even open spaces whizzed by. As we neared downtown, out our side windows we were surprised to see a community wholly unlike any other we’d passed. A city within […]

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Here I Am by Brittany Rust

By Brittany Rust | July 25, 2019 | 2 Comments

  Life is noisy. There are what feels like a million demands for my attention at any given moment. I imagine you can relate. In such a chaotic world, how do we discern when God is speaking to us?   I am thrilled to share this post because Brittany gives practical steps we can take […]

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