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Source of Life


West Virginia was recently hit by a big storm with high, damaging winds. Our area was one of the most severely affected, with several trees damaged and others blown down.

A week later, I noticed that in such a short time the leaves of the trees left unattended had turned brown and were dying. Once they were cut off from their source of life, they were unable to live and continue to grow. I was reminded that this is true of my spiritual life and my relationship with God. I am like the brown, wilted leaves on the trees when ...

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Blog for August 8, 2014


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