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Here We Go Again!

I can’t tell you how many times over the last twelve months I have thought about the three little boys and four little girls (two with beautiful “ruddy” hair like King David) that we encountered in a tiny settlement in the West Bank. Jewish children, living in the West Bank (populated by many Palestinians,) picnicking… Continue reading Here We Go Again!

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He Has Answered Every Prayer

God has answered every prayer. Safety, health, weather, appointments, schedules, permits, finances, camaraderie, fears, equipment, strength, patience, teamwork – He, of course, has been with us every step of the way. I will wait to post a wrap-up sometime in the next few days, because tonight I don’t think I can gather my thoughts clearly.… Continue reading He Has Answered Every Prayer

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Five Smooth Stones

The Philistines, gathered at Socoh, mobilized their armies for battle. Saul and the men of Israel were encamped in the Valley of Elah, and drew up in line of battle against the Philistines. The Philistines stood on one mountain, and Israel stood on the mountain on the other side, with the valley between them. Goliath of Gath,… Continue reading Five Smooth Stones

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Strength. Rock. Fortress. Deliverer.

“I love you, O Lord, my strength. The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer, my God, my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold. I call upon the Lord, who is worthy to be praised, and I am saved from my enemies. The cords of death encompassed me; the torrents of destruction assailed me;… Continue reading Strength. Rock. Fortress. Deliverer.

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Privileged To Be Tired In Israel!

"Then Jerubbaal (that is, Gideon) and all the people who were with him rose early and encamped beside the spring of Harod. And the camp of Midian was north of them, by the hill of Moreh, in the valley (Judges 7:1)...So the people took provisions in their hands, and their trumpets. And he sent all the rest of… Continue reading Privileged To Be Tired In Israel!