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Zebras, Zeal, Zest, Zoos, and Zacchaeus Clean and pure is what Zacchaeus' mom named him. Sure all babies seem that way when they are born. Something happened to him as he was growing up because when we meet him, Zacchaeus was a despised and ruthless tax collector. He cheated many out of their money. Maybe … Continue reading Z

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  Xylophone, Xylitol, Xenias, Xerography, and X-ray You don't really need an x-ray to see the skeletons on these fish. X-rays only tell what is wrong with the bones they can't tell what is going on in the mind or heart of a person. We cannot look at a person and know the reason behind their … Continue reading X

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Watermelon, Wednesdays, Windmills, Walrus, and Water Water is an essential part of life. It quenches thirst, washes away the stress of the day, exercises in, and cleanses wounds. We also need it to put out fires, help our gardens to grow, and so much more. Likewise, the Living Water does the same in our spiritual life. … Continue reading W

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Violets, Vases, Violins, Vineyard, and Victory Sometimes as we experience trials in our lives we may feel as though we are down in a valley with steep mountains or maybe you feel like on a rock and the tide came in now sharks are circling. We already have the victory just check out 1 John … Continue reading V

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Umbrellas, Ukelele, Unafraid, Understanding, and Unity Unity is something that seems very elusive these days. If we the body of Christ can't be united, how can we be a light to the world? We can agree on certain things that are the foundation of the gospel for that is closed-handed. To let things that are open-handed … Continue reading U

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Sunflowers, Scripture, Spices, Scents, and Sun The Sun is a great reminder of how the Scriptures work. The Sun creates a thirst on a hot day, so do the Scriptures in a spiritually dry world. The Sun produces Vitamin D which helps strengthens the body, while the Scriptures strengthens us for spiritual attacks. The Sun lights … Continue reading S

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Quilts, Quails, Questions, Quotes, and Quiet I love having those times when the house is quiet. The time to focus my thoughts and draw near to God. In the Ten Commandments, the Sabbath established so we have a day from the business that takes over of our lives during the week to have a day … Continue reading Q

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Jam, Jeans, Jaguar, Jackets, and Journey Not the rock group but the journey each one of us is on called life. "Your life is a journey you must travel with a deep consciousness of God. It cost God plenty to get you out of that dead-end, empty-headed life you grew up in. He paid with … Continue reading J

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Ice cream, Introductions, Icicles, Internet, and Incense Incense was an important part of worship in the Old Testament. The mixture of equal parts of sweet spices and frankincense with salt was strictly used for the worship of God. In Exodus 30:7-8; it explains that the high priest at the time, Aaron, was to burn the … Continue reading I

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Dogs, Dawn, Dragonflies, Deers, and Dates Living in Southern Californa growing up we would stop in Indio on our way to Arizona to get date shakes. Those are the best shakes ever. I love dates in just about anything or by themselves. One of my favorite Christmas cookies my mom would make are a date filled … Continue reading D