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What is Manna?

What is manna? According to Merriam Webster, there are a few definitions that go as follows: food miraculously supplied to the Israelites in their journey through the wilderness divinely supplied spiritual nourishment a usually sudden and unexpected source of gratification, pleasure, or gain While I don’t think there will…

‘Tis the Season to Embrace Simplicity

It’s December 1st and the pressures of the season are in full swing. And I find myself wondering when Christmas became so complicated. Was it when we started putting more faith in what marketers told us would bring us joy instead of putting our faith in the thing, the…

Bread that Sustains Hearts

It’s been a long week at our house, not necessarily a bad week, just a long one. We scheduled a four day weekend and took a roadtrip to visit family. As usual, I hadn’t found the time to get a head start on laundry and cleaning before we…

Jesus is Near

As I sat watching the local news last night, reporters informing the community of a shooting at a nearby Wal-Mart, I felt defeated. Another random shooting, another senseless act of violence, another selfish act resulting in lives being needlessly taken. I listened to parents describing their escape from the…

Thank You, God

Thank you, God. Many of us probably repeat this phrase hundreds of times each week. I know I do. Thank you, God, for allowing the baby to take a long nap. I needed a break! Thank you, God, for healing us after a long round of sickness. I couldn’t…