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The Privileged Life: Special Delivery—Hope

“‘Behold, the virgin shall be with child, and bear a Son, and they shall call His name Emmanuel,’ which is translated, ‘God with us.’” (Matthew 1:23) Something utterly amazing will happen today. Among the gajillions of Christmas packages flying in and out of planes and trucks, an unprecedented collection of boxes will roll out across the nation—bringing the long-awaited... Continue Reading →

The Privileged Life: Giving Thanks in a COVID Year

“Continue earnestly in prayer, being vigilant in it with thanksgiving.” Colossians 4:2 Last Thanksgiving holiday in the U.S., we hadn’t heard of COVID.  It’s been a long, wearying year since then. For some families, it’s been devastating. Loss of loved ones. Loss of finances, freedom, friendships.  Our hospital is close to maxing out on COVID patient... Continue Reading →

The Privileged Life: November Sky

“He counts the number of the stars; He calls them all by name.” Psalm 147:4 My grandfather used to say that skies are bluer in October and November than at any other time of year. There’s less humidity and fewer floating particles to separate us from the vastness of space.  The same holds true for nighttime views.... Continue Reading →

The Privileged Life: Time and Time Again…

“And He changes the times and the seasons; He removes kings and raises up kings; He gives wisdom to the wise and knowledge to those who have understanding.” Daniel 2:21 On my husband’s desk is a charming antique clock from the early 1800s—a “beehive” pendulum clock that hasn’t run properly for decades, especially since we don’t... Continue Reading →

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