Category Archives: Encouragement

Pressure Cooker Pressure

I grew up in the Peruvian Andes. We lived over 10,000 feet above sea level. One of the characteristics of that living was that the water never got hot when it boiled. You could pour yourself a cup of tea … Continue reading

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A Praying Hairdresser

Here comes a greeting from my assistant Cristina and myself wishing you a Happy Summer if you are on the Northern side of the Equator. For my other friends I will have to wish a Happy Winter. Last time I … Continue reading

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The Most Awesome Helper

Remember the happy couple from the previous blog? The guy that was supposed to stay home for a year and make his bride happy? Time has gone by and here they are with a happy set of grandchildren! I gave … Continue reading

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Don’t Borrow Sorrow from Tomorrow

I wouldn’t say that I’m a person to borrow sorrow, but I wouldn’t be human if I didn’t wonder sometimes about tomorrow. My conversations with the Lord about that subject mostly have to do with my ministry endeavors. I believe … Continue reading

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No “comparisonitis” for me

I thought our pastor was kidding with us in the service this morning. He presented the word “comparisonitis” to us in a message about living the life we love. I had to go home and check with the dictionary. Yes, … Continue reading

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Having a Different Spirit

I didn’t know this morning how my “spirit” would be tested. Caleb from the Old Testament is one of my favorite Bible characters. I love his enthusiasm and optimism. I love that at age 85 he felt just as strong … Continue reading

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I Wish You Peace

More than 350 times the word PEACE appears in the Bible. God is a God of Peace. Jesus is the Prince of Peace. In the last discourse to his disciples, He left them peace. “Peace I leave with you; my … Continue reading

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