Pam Thorson

Are You Killing Yourself?

It’s the dirty little secret churches don’t like to talk about: the Body of Christ doesn’t treat itself very well. Have you been hurt by Christians? Have you done or said something that hurt another believer?  It doesn’t have to be this way. Click this link:  Slightly Obsessed: Are You Killing Yourself? and take the step […]

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Will You Survive the Storm?

Then they cried to the LORD in their trouble, And He brought them out of their distresses. He caused the storm to be still. Psalm 107-28-29 He is called the “prince of the power of the air.”* He invades world events, rattles our physical world, and causes havoc in the hearts of men. We know […]

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Knights in White Satin: Taking Out the Dragon

Submit to God. Resist the devil and he will flee from you. – James 4:7 The princesses are everywhere. Most grandparents in the United States have probably wandered through the bewildering array of Barbie royalty at some point in their search for that perfect gift. There are princess movies and princess jewelry and princess dresses and […]

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The Shepherd Family

It was just a shopping day with her mother and eighteen-month-old daughter Laura. Linda was driving the car that fateful day after Christmas when an unguarded moment sent them careening into the path of a minivan at sixty miles an hour. The collision took off the back seat of their car. Linda and her mother […]

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The Angels of Woolrich

Greater love has no one than this,  that one lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 The last public images of Drummer Lee Rigby alive show him ordering take-out at one of his favorite haunts. Two days later, he lay in a pool of blood on a London street, butchered by two men […]

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This Old House

The Master spoke, but I scarcely heard Above the noise and the din Of hurrying feet and hammer-stroke I was building a house for Him. Then He took me aside and He taught me this While earthly things grew dim He would rather a place in this heart of mine  Than the house I was […]

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Arise

  …and last of all, as to one untimely born, He appeared to me, also. 1 Corinthians 15:8  My grandma called them “jump-up lilies.” They are bulbs that yield a mass of long, smooth leaves in the spring. The leaves are prolific and green. But for all their promise, they die back in early summer […]

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Molly the Pony

Molly was one of the many animals displaced by the wrath of hurricane Katrina in 2005. She was taken in by Kaye Harris, but she suffered an added tragedy when another displaced animal, a pit bull, mauled her on her jaw, abdomen, and legs. The right leg was the worst. She received emergency treatment and […]

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The Battle for Renewal

Then He showed a river of the water of life, clear as crystal, coming from the throne of God and of the Lamb, in the middle of its street. On either side of the river was the tree of life, bearing twelve kind of fruit, yielding its fruit every month; and the leaves of the […]

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Rooted in Reality, Part 3: We are De Branch, Not De Vine

 Remember He is de vine, and you are de branch.  -Keith Green I am the vine, you are the branches;  he who abides in Me and I in him, he bears much fruit, for apart from Me you can do nothing.  John 15:5 My husband loves trees. During the thirty-plus years we have lived on […]

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