Category Archives: Healing

Drinking no Water

The blacksmith takes a tool and works with it in the coals; he shapes an idol with hammers, he forges it with the might of his arm. He gets hungry and loses his strength; he drinks no water and grows … Continue reading

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The Envoys of Peace Weep

The Lord is exalted, for he dwells on high; he will fill Zion with his justice and righteousness.   He will be the sure foundation for your times, a rich store of salvation and wisdom and knowledge; the fear of the … Continue reading

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A Shelter from the Storm

Lord , you are my God; I will exalt you and praise your name, for in perfect faithfulness you have done wonderful things, things planned long ago.   You have made the city a heap of rubble, the fortified town a … Continue reading

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Tears of the Oppressed

Again I looked and saw all the oppression that was taking place under the sun: I saw the tears of the oppressed— and they have no comforter; power was on the side of their oppressors— and they have no comforter.   … Continue reading

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Murky Metaphors – Frost Like Ashes

He strengthens the bars of your gates and blesses your people within you. He grants peace to your borders and satisfies you with the finest of wheat. He sends his command to the earth; his word runs swiftly. He spreads … Continue reading

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Eddying Out – A “Secret Garden” in Aburi

“My days are swifter than a runner….They skim past like boats of papyrus…”(Job 9:25).  Yesterday was our sixth day in Ghana, west Africa.  It was a whirlpool of activity and adventure…so much so that I am taking a day to … Continue reading

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Merchants on the Mighty Waters

Some went out on the sea in ships; they were merchants on the mighty waters. They saw the works of the Lord , his wonderful deeds in the deep. For he spoke and stirred up a tempest that lifted high … Continue reading

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