Sabbath Sunday: When You’re the Purple Tree

When I first saw this picture I focused on the colorful tree on the right. It looked like one of those inspirational quotes “If you can’t stand up, stand out.” It also reminds me of a talk I had with my oldest years ago. He is a kid with a clear sense of right and wrong. He’s deeply grieved when he sees people choose wrong, especially when it is himself.…

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Sabbath Sunday: When You’re the Purple Tree

When I first saw this picture I focused on the colorful tree on the right. It looked like one of those inspirational quotes “If you can’t stand up, stand out.” It also reminds me of a talk I had with my oldest years ago. He is a kid with a clear sense of right and wrong. He’s deeply grieved when he sees people choose wrong, especially when it is himself.…

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Sabbath Sunday: But, God.

When I first took this picture, I smiled thinking about the other leaves and how inferior they must feel around this big yellow leaf in the middle. and that reminded me of a story. About a huge giant who laughed as he slayed solider after soldier from the Israelites who dared fight him. But, David. Look at the tiny leaf that is at 11:00/top left in the picture. The leaf…

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Sabbath Sunday: Blazing Love

It’s my pleasure each Sunday to share my own nature picture and share a thought or two about God’s love for you. I couldn’t believe this sunset in the dead of winter. Brilliant. Warm. Blazing. Passionate. When I’m feeling: Cold Numb Frozen Guess what? God’s love blazes just as hot for us when we’re cold. Rude. Unforgiving. Broken. We just need to take that first step. Toward the Son.

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Sabbath Sunday: The Faith Walk

Julie’s note:┬áReminder—I’m looking for guest bloggers to submit a post on why they are thankful. I’ll use them throughout November, a tradition that always inspires me and the readers. Your post can be a few sentences or up to 750 words. Send it to juliearduini@juliearduini.com with a bio and optional picture, and make sure you sign off as the world would want to know you—first name only, full name, anonymous.)…

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Sabbath Sunday: The Faith Walk

Julie’s note: Reminder—I’m looking for guest bloggers to submit a post on why they are thankful. I’ll use them throughout November, a tradition that always inspires me and the readers. Your post can be a few sentences or up to 750 words. Send it to juliearduini@juliearduini.com with a bio and optional picture, and make sure you sign off as the world would want to know you—first name only, full name,…

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