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The Valley of Dementia Blessed are those whose strength is in you, who have set their hearts on pilgrimage. As they pass through the Valley of Baca, they make it a place of springs; the autumn rains also cover it … Continue reading

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In His House Forever

Blessed are those who dwell in your house; they are ever praising you. Psalm 84:4 My little town of Hodgenville, Kentucky celebrates Lincoln Days in October which is an annual tribute to the 16th President of the United States, Abraham … Continue reading

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His Holy House

Even the sparrow has found a home, and the swallow a nest for herself, where she may have her young – a place near your altar, O Lord Almighty, my King and my God. Psalm 84:3 During a very stressful … Continue reading

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God’s Glorious House

How lovely is your dwelling place, O Lord Almighty! My soul yearns, even faints, for the courts of the Lord; my heart and my flesh cry out for the living God. Psalm 84:1-2 I find it irrationally ironic that Christians … Continue reading

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Be Not Quiet, O God

O God, do not keep silent; be not quiet, O God, be not still. Psalm 83:1 I still remember what it felt like to receive the dreaded diagnosis of Early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. After nearly 15 months of testing, scans, blood … Continue reading

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My Defender

Defend the cause of the weak and fatherless; maintain the rights of the poor and oppressed. Rescue the weak and needy; deliver them from the hand of the wicked. Psalm 82:3-4 Our little Methodist church does a food pantry every … Continue reading

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Restore Us, O Lord

Restore us, O Lord God Almighty; make your face shine upon us, that we may be saved. 80:19 A few weeks ago, it was pretty dry in our neck of the woods. The grass was crying out for refreshment, the … Continue reading

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Generation to Generation

Then we your people, the sheep of your pasture, will praise your forever from generation to generation we will recount your praise. 79:13 The church I have attended for the past 30 years, Hodgenville United Methodist Church, celebrated its 175th … Continue reading

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My Rock

They remembered that God was their Rock, that God Most High was their Redeemer. 78:35 I thoroughly love the Dirty Harry movies where Clint Eastwood stars as Detective Harry Callahan. I enjoy them because you always know where Detective Callahan … Continue reading

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Meditate on God’s Mighty Deeds

I will meditate on all your works and consider all your mighty deeds. Psalm 77:12 Here at the Hornback Homestead, we are blessed with some sensational scenery especially in the fall when the leaves begin to turn. From our front … Continue reading

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