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Seeking Light

Today we celebrate the Epiphany - the day the wise men came to see Jesus. The word “epiphany” comes from two Greek words that mean “to shine upon.” S...

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Dear Old World

"Dear old world," she murmured, "You are very lovely, and I am glad to be alive in you."

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Happy New Year!

I love celebrating the first day of a brand new year. It’s like taking out a clean white sheet of paper to draw a picture on or opening a brand new j...

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Fourth Week of Advent

Give us the grace and the impatience to wait for your coming to the bottom of our toes, to the edges of our fingertips. Come in your power and come i...

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Third Week of Advent

I want to walk as a child of the light; I want to follow Jesus. God set the stars to give light to the world; The star of my life is Jesus. In him ...

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Second Week of Advent

I am the voice of one, one crying out in the wilderness: 'Make straight (make straight) the way of the Lord! Make straight (make straight) the way ...

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Gratitude

To be grateful is to recognize the Love of God in everything He has given us, and He has given us everything. Every breath we draw is a gift of His L...

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The World Needs Us

This week I got to hold a Camp DeSoto girl’s baby girl. She squirmed and giggled and delighted us all. And as I squeezed her little self to mine I ...

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Becoming Real

“Real isn't how you are made,' said the Skin Horse. 'It's a thing that happens to you. When a child loves you for a long, long time, not just to play ...

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Philippians 4:8

Camp DeSoto girls know that words matter. As Sue often quoted, “Words are so powerful they should only be used to bless, to heal, to prosper.”

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On the Road Again

Hey Camp DeSoto girls! Lately, Phil and I (and sometimes Marsha and Nicole) have been traveling around the southeast to tell girls about Camp DeSoto ...

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The Life of Riley

Riley went on an adventure this weekend! Little River is beautiful this time of year. The river is still low, but the water is clear and the leaves ...

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