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All posts by: Irene Blomgren

How to fill our days with purpose  is the question so many are asking themselves today in the midst of the worst health crisis the world has seen in our lifetime. Perhaps the question is even more profound for those...
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Last week I shared with you about finding silver linings in rather dark clouds. God has continued to give me exact instructions on a daily basis, what to do and what not to do. The gold nuggets continue to show...
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It has been a rather wild and rocky couple of weeks. The ongoing reports of a worldwide pandemic has brought fear and caution into our homes and often times our hearts as well. . I know last week I had...
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It all began with lunch at Nordstrams in Walnut Creek. My good friend surprised me by asking if I would mentor her in things of the spirit. Teri is a brilliant architect and a member of our bay area prayer...
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  Romans 12:15 Rejoice with those who rejoice [sharing others’ joy], and weep with those who weep [sharing others’ grief]. These last two weeks have been difficult for two of my close friends and prayer partners. One lost a friend of over 40 years who had fought cystic...
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We all face battles, large and small. Like you, when in the middle of the challenge, perhaps getting bad news, being overlooked, misunderstood, out of funds, or simply waiting long and hard for breakthrough it is easy to get discouraged....
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What God Is Like:  By Bill Johnson “Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, goodwill toward men!” Two thousand years ago, one decree revealed God’s heart more clearly than ever before: “Peace and goodwill toward men!” That...
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I was so struck by this example of faith in my reading this week I could not wait to share it! Hang in there with the 30 verses, the lesson is worth it! 2 Kings 4:4-34 The Shunammite Woman 8 Now...
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Since my grandkids moved in I have come to love the song “Happy” by Pharrell Williams. If our 3 year old grandson woke up a bit grumpy and warm milk and a cuddle didn’t do the trick I would ask...
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Many of my teachings simply come from my quite times with the Lord. This week I was reading in John and I was suddenly struck by the incredible instruction the Lord has given us in the 14thand 15thchapters that seem...
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