Category Archives: Personal

Abundance

The analogy of the Vinedresser found in Scripture1 indicates that God is committed to our abundance. He expects to find a good harvest in His vineyard. Abundance is a nice-sounding word. Thinking of abundance gives a fullness-of-joy type feeling. Having … Continue reading

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Anticipation

I am expecting 2023 to be a really good year. Pondering its twelve months and 364 remaining days evokes a positive feeling. “You can’t feel your way through life,” my husband often chides. True. But feelings can make all the … Continue reading

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Happy 2-2-22 Day!

I love numbers and the patterns they form. If you want to plant optimistic expectation in my soul, just tell me that the groceries cost 33 dollars and 77 cents. Or give me 337 shillings in change after a purchase. … Continue reading

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What is in a seed?

At close to 90 years of age, my mother, Rispah Grace, has had her share of health challenges. When my dad passed away in 2002 due to prostate cancer, my mother already had been suffering from diabetes and high blood … Continue reading

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God’s Healing Garden

Some of the herbs I have found to be helpful in staying healthy are readily available. In fact, quite often we throw away some of these very vital ingredients. Corn silk is one of these; papaya seed is another. These … Continue reading

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Staying Healthy

If there were ever a time when just about everyone is striving for good health, it is now. Being physically, spiritually and emotionally strong is not out of reach. But it takes some work and quite often certain sacrifices. It … Continue reading

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A Lump of Figs

I walked into the doctor’s office armed with my latest PSA results. After giving the result slip to the receptionist, I knew they were now in my personal file that the doctor was holding. “How are you today, Reverend?” Professor … Continue reading

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Mteja?

Mteja is the Swahili word for “subscriber.” It is the first word spoken by the sweet, friendly recorded voice that comes on when you call someone and they don’t answer. By default, the word has come to mean “not available” … Continue reading

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Learning curve

Learning to navigate a zillion different online platforms might not be as difficult for you as it has been for me… trying to learn how to put Sunday services on Facebook; (do you know how many cables and connections and … Continue reading

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Recalculating

Greetings from Kenya. We trust that you are yours and staying safe and well. Here in Kenya, despite a curfew and border closures, many coronavirus cases are being identified daily. Until a week ago, the numbers were relatively low. But … Continue reading

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