The Body of Christ

    It happened a year and a half ago. My healthy, active, second degree black belt husband underwent surgery. Somewhere along his life journey his hip joint had grown misshapen and through use eventually tore his labrum (a sheath of cartilage covering the “ball” portion of your ball and socket hip joint). He needed surgery to repair the cartilage and to reshape the joint itself.

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Chosen

   Imagine that. Imagine being called by God to do a task. Imagine the God of the universe looking down, seeing all of mankind spread out before Him. He peruses the choices, stroking His divine chin. One by one He eliminates the options and then He says, "That one, that one right there, she's the one I want for this.” Chosen out of all creation, chosen for a task only you can do.

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Lists

I like to keep the notebooks I’ve filled up from year to year. If you flip through the pages, you’ll wonder why I consider them valuable. They aren’t journals filled with my adventures, and I don’t jot down wise thoughts along the borders, at least, not usually. What these college ruled, spiral bound, beat up pages generally contain is: lists

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