Mornings with Jesus


WHEN MY HUSBAND, SCOTT, AND I were first married, we lived in a cute fourplex. Some of our neighbors discovered an antique steamer trunk while cleaning out Each history class was like a treasure hunt. My students archived the letters in chronological order. They researched ship manifests. They mapped the towns the letters hailed from. With their bright minds, they poured over the letters. There was a sense of excitement in the air. We were solving a mystery no one had ever solved before. Each letter was a treasure to be dug into. Henry and Bertha’s words were echoing through history.

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Friday, March 12
“I HOPE BILL FROM THE Optimists Club invites me to judge their youth speech contest again this year,” I told my husband, Kevin. He smiled. I’m sure he remembered how much I enjoyed the experience. I told him, a little embarrassed, how associating wit
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Thursday, April 15
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Monday, April 26
THE LORD SENT ELIJAH TO safety in an isolated area (1 Kings 17:2–6). David, a man after God’s own heart, spent years in solo worship as he tended sheep. Jesus also sought solitude with the Father as He fasted and prayed in the wilderness. Each one of