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Walking on Water

By BRO. TERRY IVY,

“So Peter got out of the boat and walked on the water and came to Jesus.” (Matthew 14:29) Taking a risk is a scary thing. However, when we understand God’s call for us to walk with Christ by faith, then failing to take risks is even more frightening than NOT doing so.




Raised in the South

Several years ago, I got a book called GRITS – Girls Raised in the South.  It had a lot of very interesting and true to life facts about us women who have been raised “down South.”  I learned that as a GRITS, I should have four things, - a pearl necklace, white gloves, an iro





In the morning

By BRO. TERRY IVY,

“My voice shalt thou hear in the morning, O Lord, in the morning I direct my prayer unto thee, and will look up.” (Psalm 5:3) There is something magical and mysterious about mornings.



The eulogy

By ALAN SMITH,

(This is a eulogy I wrote for my mom when she passed two years ago. I had been asked to share it.) We all have these specific images of Faye Smith. Riding her bike with Gretel, our Siberian Husky, following along.


Letting go

By DR. ANN HOLLINGSWORTH,

Many of us accumulate clutter in our lives.  We tend to think of clutter as something that is physical and tangible, such as old papers, clothes that no longer fit, appliances that don’t work anymore, etc.  We hang on to these as we think that someday we will get them to work


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