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Posts filed under: Irene Blomgren

As I was navigating some tricky relationships and helping a couple of dear friends do the same this week it occurred to me that in the natural we see others through our own emotional lenses, or simply natural lenses. What...
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  Acts 20:24ESV But I do not account my life of any value nor as precious to myself, if only I may finish my course and the ministry that I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify to the gospel...
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  Psalm 105 Give praise to the Lord, proclaim his name; make known among the nations what he has done. Sing to him, sing praise to him; tell of all his wonderful acts. Glory in his holy name; let the...
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Late last week I had the privilege of attending a conference at Bethel with two of my dearest friends. Well over a thousand attended and the atmosphere was charged with the Holy Spirit, praise and expectation. Miracles took place, faith...
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We always look back. Our history of the world, a nation, our faith, our family and our own personal story all have great significance for our lives moving forward. We learn from history, both from the successes and achievements as...
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“ Therefore, we are ambassadors for Christ, God making his appeal through us. -2Corinthians 5:20 I always think of being an example or ambassador when I leave home.  Yet God has been impressing on me that my position as His...
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  As most of you know we have a full house this year with my daughter and her family living with us. As I endeavor to count my blessings, family is at the top of the list. This morning my...
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I love our holidays when everyone comes home. This Thanksgiving I had all seven grandchildren from 11 months to 7 years running through the house filling it with noise that probably delights a grandmother’s ears alone! As wonderful as those...
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I wrote my blog a few weeks ago and then there was a long trip and Thanksgiving, which in my house lasted a week, so I had decided to save it until now.   Since the time I wrote this...
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Dear friends, this is my last blog for a couple of months. Summer is wonderfully busy here at the lake and the Blomgren B&B is pretty packed for July and August and we travel and host Jessica before she and...
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