Confidence in Christ Jesus

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Well, we had a memorial service for another person who had known me my whole life.  I really thought about my mother since it was Mother’s Day weekend.  She died last year.  My mom and friend are in Christ.  Romans 14:7-9 says that it doesn’t matter if you are dead or alive when you are in Christ.  My confidence is in Christ Jesus in all things!

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Frozen in Place

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On Wednesday last week, my sister in North Dakota sent my sister here in Mechanicsville a picture of the thermometer showing it was 69° inside her house and 0° outside.

It was 17° here Friday morning when I went outside to feed the cats.  I put on my coat, hat, gloves, and slip-on shoes.  As I walked across the deck, my shoes were trying to stick to the deck.  They make a loud suction sound as I picked up each foot.  My feet are hot and were melting the cold surface of the deck.  I thought, if I stand still, I’ll freeze to the deck.  It made me think about how I need to keep growing in Christ.  If I stop growing, thinking that I have arrived, I’ll freeze in place, never to be able to do anything that is productive for Him.