Category Archives: Encouragement

Spiritual Water in the Dementia Desert

You care for the land and water it; you enrich it abundantly. The streams of God are filled with water to provide the people with grain, for so you have ordained it. Psalm 65:9 Since the dawn of creation, God … Continue reading

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A Dementia Desert

O God, you are my God, earnestly I seek you; my soul thirsts for you, my body longs for you, in a dry and weary land where there is no water. Psalm 63:1 I have spent some lengthy periods in … Continue reading

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When You Are Victorious

We will shout for joy when you are victorious and will lift up our banners in the name of our God. May the Lord grant all your requests. Psalm 20:5 Last week my wife and I hosted our Early Stage … Continue reading

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Encourage One Another

Let us not give up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but let us encourage one another – and all the more as you see the day approaching. Hebrews 10:25 As I have mentioned many times … Continue reading

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Press on Toward the Goal

Brothers, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which … Continue reading

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The Sweet Fragrance of Christ

But thanks be to God, who always leads us in triumphal procession in Christ and through us spreads everywhere the fragrance of the knowledge of him. 2 Corinthians 2:14 In the Apostle Paul’s second letter to the church in Corinth, … Continue reading

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An Alzheimer’s Warrior’s Hope

You give me your shield of victory, and your right hand sustains me; you stoop down to make me great. Psalm 18:35 Today’s passage from the Psalms is the perfect passage for anyone who fights in the trenches of the … Continue reading

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I Will Not Be Shaken

I have set the Lord always before me. Because he is at my right hand, I will not be shaken. Psalm 16:8 Today’s passage from the Psalms is one of my favorites. It reminds me if I set the Lord … Continue reading

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Spurring Each Other On

And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds. Hebrews 10:24 The writer of Hebrews, who was inspired by the Holy Spirit, inspires each of us to do better in our Christian faith. … Continue reading

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God Hears and Encourages

You hear, O Lord, the desire of the afflicted; you encourage them, and you listen to their cry, defending the fatherless and the oppressed, in order that man, who is of the earth, may terrify no more. Psalm 10:17-18 My … Continue reading

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