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07/09/2018

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Lori Parrish   I recently read the book Set Free, the story of Karla Faye Tucker, a woman who was executed in 1998. The story tells of this woman’s horrible home life as a child, violent tendencies, and addiction to alcohol and drugs that culminated in two horrible murders. It is a...

07/03/2018

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Lori Parrish   A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another; just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another. By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another. John 13:34-35   It’s been nearly six...

06/23/2018

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Lori Parrish   “You cannot serve two masters. If I am truly your Master, You will desire to please me above all others. If pleasing people is your goal, you will be enslaved to them. People can be harsh taskmasters when you give them this power over you.” Jesus Calling...

06/22/2018

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Lori Parrish I sat down the other day and put together a meal plan for the week so I could conveniently put my grocery needs into Click List and swing by Kroger to pick them up several hours later. I love the ability to go online, sort through the specials, choose what I need, and magically...

06/21/2018

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Lori Parrish   I’ve spent a lot of time focusing on “purpose” lately. As I went on a Rambo-style rampage with a can of Raid last week, I literally asked God what the purpose was for creating those...

06/10/2018

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    Lori Parrish   Truly, I say to you, as you did it to one of the least of these my brothers, you did it to me. Matthew 25:40b   “She does that all the time,” the cashier growled. “It was only a couple bucks,” I responded. “I waste...

06/04/2018

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Lori Parrish   The grass withers, the flower fades, but the Word of our God will stand forever. Isaiah 40:8   I have this beautiful flowering cherry tree in front of my house. Every year, around Easter, its gorgeous pinkish-white flowers arrive as a sign of the impending...

05/27/2018

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Lori Parrish   Sometimes it’s just dark. As I sit and look out my window, a little more than a month after the first day of spring, it’s cold, rainy, and gray outside. My initial reaction is to see the darkness. I’m trying to see the beauty in the green grass, and...

05/14/2018

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Lori Parrish   Delivered. In today’s rush-rush world, many of us use this word more often than we may choose to admit. “Let’s have dinner delivered.” “Order it on Amazon and have it delivered to your house in two days.” “I’m going to have my...

05/06/2018

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Lori Parrish   For God speaks in one way, and in two, though man does not perceive it. In a dream, in a vision of the night, when deep sleep falls on men, while they slumber on their beds. Job 33:14-15   I’ve been having some really wild dreams lately. The kind that...