Monthly Archives: October 2010

Photos: Rag Picking the Net

This is admittably an eclectic and eccentric collection.  I feel like a ‘rag-picker’, scrounging around to find things that are shiny, and pretty.  Maybe more like a big black crow, hauling  junk away to store on my hard drive.  Baubles … Continue reading

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Learning to Lean

One of His disciples, whom Jesus loved [whom He esteemed and delighted in], was reclining [next to Him] on Jesus’ bosom.  John 13:23, Amplified   One of the disciples, the one Jesus loved dearly, was reclining against him, his head … Continue reading

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Victory Over Affliction #4

So we plow on in this miniseries on “Victory in Our Affliction”.    This is part 4. ****  Part 1 is here–http://brokenbelievers.com/2010/09/23/victory-in-the-middle-of-affliction/  Part 2 is here–http://brokenbelievers.com/2010/10/19/more-victory-in-our-affliction/  Part 3 is here–http://brokenbelievers.com/2010/10/26/even-more-victory-in-our-affliction/    Afflictions Help Us Comfort Others “Blessed be the(B) God and … Continue reading

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Even More Victory in Our Affliction

  Reach for the tape  So we plow on in this miniseries on “Victory in Our Affliction”.  This is part 3.  *** Part 1 is here–http://brokenbelievers.com/2010/09/23/victory-in-the-middle-of-affliction/  Part 2 is here–http://brokenbelievers.com/2010/10/19/more-victory-in-our-affliction/  ***** Can Our Pain Produce Anything Good? Our pain tells us … Continue reading

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Disciples Wearing Steadfastness

“The steady discipline of intimate friendship with Jesus results in men becoming like Him.”    Harry Emerson Fosdick   Finally.  A voice of reason and understanding in our quest for to be Christlike.  A very simple dynamic that stresses personal intimacy.  … Continue reading

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