Monthly Archives: November 2006

Help for the Holiday Blues

Holidays are supposed to be a joyful time of good cheer and optimistic hopes. Yet, it is not unusual for some of us to feel sad or lonely during the holiday period—a condition that has come to be called the … Continue reading

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From South Africa – 2006.11.28

We have been so busy since we wrote to you last. On Thursday, we prepared a real American Thanksgiving dinner and had about 15 people join us. It was almost like home. We cooked 2 small turkeys (it was all … Continue reading

Posted in Blogroll, Children, Christian Living, Christian Missions, Following Jesus, Kingdom Living, Missional Church, Missional Living, Prayer Request, South Africa | 6 Comments

A Christmas Project

As most Spiritual Oasis readers are aware, I regularly run the missionary reports Tarrah and Dave Hildreth. This couple, along with their children, is laboring in South Africa. My association with Tarrah and her family goes back almost 25 years. … Continue reading

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Will Return Soon

Hello, friends. Just wanted to let you know that I’m taking a few extra days to do some end-of-the-year introspection before the Christmas Holiday revs up to full steam. Lord willing, I’ll be back in the saddle tomorrow. Now, I’m … Continue reading

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What Thanksgiving Is All About

A blessing came in the mail the other day. A couple that God had blessed through me was prompted to spend a few dollars for a nice card in order to express their appreciation. They took a couple of moments … Continue reading

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Drive Safely!

Living in Delaware has afforded me the opportunity to be introduced to many new things. One is the ubiquitous “Hidden Entrance” caution sign. There were no such signs on the dusty roads of my youth. Of course, there were no … Continue reading

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Here I Sit

As I compose these lines, I’m more than 400 miles away from home, sitting in one of my favorite places—Panera Bread. It amazes me how familiar surroundings make a person feel like he is at a home-away-from-home. Any time you … Continue reading

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