CHALLENGES WOMEN FACE aka DEAR JULIE

A String of Selah Pearls (continued)

Positioned gracefully across the Book of Psalms is a string of seventy-one pearls, lovely beads of wisdom followed by the admonition SELAH which means, “Pause, think on these things, meditate.”

Psalm 4:2 “How long,

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A String of Selah Pearls (continued)

Positioned gracefully across the Book of Psalms is a string of seventy-one pearls, lovely beads of wisdom followed by the admonition SELAH which means, “Pause, think on these things, meditate.”

Psalm 3:8 “From the

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A String of Selah Pearls (continued)

Positioned gracefully across the Book of Psalms is a string of seventy-one pearls, lovely beads of wisdom followed by the admonition SELAH which means, “Pause, think on these things, meditate.”

Psalm

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A String of Selah Pearls – Psalm 3:2

Psalm 3:2 “Many are saying of me, ‘God will not deliver him.’ Selah.”

Meditation:

“She’s a fool to trust in God. He’s not going to help her.” So say cynics about those who put

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A String of Selah Pearls

Dear Friends,

Awhile back I spent concentrated time studying the Psalms. Over the next few weeks, I’d like to share with you some of my discoveries. May you be blessed, as I was . . . .

Introduction

A String of Selah Pearls

One Woman’s End

Sometimes I write poems.Here’s one I wrote about a not-so-nice woman in the newspaper.

One Woman’s End

She came on like a tropical stormuprooting householdssnatching up a body or twobefore her gale windsdropped to about 30 miles per hourand past deeds caught up with her.

Now alone, she resembles the wreckageleft behind…boards strewn here and

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Happy Birthday, Mary!

Today is Mary’s birthday! We’ve been friends since 8th grade, college roommates, and lifelong buds. Eight years ago we took the trip of a lifetime, backpacking together (just the two of us) in Germany, Switzerland, and Italy. Flying stand-by, we ended up in first class. Lugging our clothes on our backs, we ended up in

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Sailing on Lake Chelan

This morning the regatta took center stage: Lake Chelan hosted dozens of sailboats each with sails unfurled–chasing the wind.

To the untrained eye, the competition was confusing. What were the rules? Who was actually ahead in that jumble of sails and masts? Where was the finish line?

It occurred to me that life is often

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God’s Right to Choose!

Two years ago this month, my mother left us to go to Jesus. A week later, my husband’s brother also left us for Heaven. How great was our loss! How great was their gain!

Thinking about them both, I marvel at the number of lives Mom touched in her 84 years and Fred in his

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Imagine that . . . (Part 3)

Imagine that you’re sixteen. Your parents are professional people and you come home from school every day to an empty house. You invite a few friends over to study. Your intentions are good, but one thing leads to another; and, before long, studying of one kind has been replaced with studying of another. You and

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