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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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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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Questioning God

Has God forgotten to be merciful? Has he in anger withheld his compassion? Psalm 77:9 Often times when a diagnosis of dementia is declared, the patient wonders if God has forgotten them, if His mercy is absent, or if He … Continue reading

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Vows to the Lord

Make vows to the Lord your God and fulfill them; let all the neighboring lands bring gifts to the One to be feared. Psalm 76:11 Matthew Henry, a noted Bible commentator, wrote centuries ago, “As God’s mercies are new every … Continue reading

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He Does Not Forget His People

Do not hand over the life of your dove to wild beasts; do not forget the lives of your afflicted people forever. Psalm 74:19 When Alzheimer’s disease strikes, we are often forced to make some difficult decisions as our lives … Continue reading

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Desiring God

Whom have I in heaven but you? And earth has nothing I desire besides you. Psalm 73:25 There are so many lessons to be learned in life. Countless books have been written throughout the ages to advise and educate humanity … Continue reading

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His Great Mercy

Answer me, O Lord, out of the goodness of your love; in your great mercy turn to me. Psalm 69:16 Today is the day I will be hiking 16 miles for The Longest Day fundraising event for the Alzheimer’s Association. … Continue reading

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Summon Your Power

Summon your power, O God; show us your strength, O God, as you have done before. Psalm 68:28 A few years ago, on a vacation trip to Maine, my wife bought a t-shirt imprinted with a very beautiful nature scene … Continue reading

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