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Archives: "God's Words For US"
  •   Love   “. . . and the greatest of these is love.” (I Corinthians 13:13)     Poets write about it. Songwriters pen lyrics and spark something in our hearts. The apostle Paul tells us it is “. . . the greatest of these. . . .” He also calls love “the…
    August 24, 2012
  •       “Ask and it will be given to you. Seek and you will find. Knock and the door will open.  Matthew 7:7 (NIV)   ASK When we have a need and we approach someone as we seek help from him or her, how do we bring up the need? Do we use force and demand that need be met? It doesn’t…
    August 17, 2012
  •       Bond of Peace   “Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace” Ephesians 4:3 (NIV)                  As children of God, we strive to seek tranquility in our lives. Every…
    August 10, 2012
  •   Grow in Grace   “. . . grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and forever. Amen.” 2 Peter 3:18 (NIV)   Children of God should grow each day. Our new growth strengthens our beliefs. Even when we have times of questioning…
    August 3, 2012
  • Come, Rest   “Then, because so many people were coming and going that they did not even have a chance to eat, he said to them, ‘Come with me by yourselves to a quiet place and get some rest.’” Mark 6:31 (NIV)              …
    July 27, 2012
  •                In going through a computer crash and dealing with a technician whom I found short on my idea of customer service, learning a new computer system and word processing software, I felt a bit stressed. That was one week lately.               …
    July 20, 2012
  •   As God’s children, we are led by Him as we walk through each day. The Israelites followed Moses and later Joshua, under the Lord’s leading, into the land promised them by Father God.             “By day the Lord went ahead of them in a pillar…
    July 13, 2012
  • “In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groans that words cannot express. Romans 8 26 (NIV)             Last Saturday, I attended an informational breakfast…
    July 6, 2012
  •                 We spend a lot of time waiting on something or someone. My husband waits for me to get ready to go somewhere. Sometimes that role is reversed.             I spend quite a bit of time…
    June 29, 2012
  •     “For whoever does the will of my Father in heaven is my brother and sister and mother” Matthew 12:50 (NIV)   I have often wondered why  friends of mine and I  have to go through difficult times. Some have faced great loss of loved ones, extended periods of unemployment,…
    June 22, 2012
  •     God has been especially real to me to me this week. I can feel His presence; those arms of love surround me as we await word from our son.   Our son lives 600 miles away from our home. He’s on a week’s vacation from his job. At almost the last minute, he changed his plans and chose to…
    June 15, 2012
  •     “Though I walk in the midst of trouble, Thou wilt revive me: thou shalt stretch forth thine hand against the wrath of mine enemies,  and thy right hand you save me.   The Lord will perfect that which concerneth me: Thy mercy, O Lord, endureth forever: forsake not the works of thine…
    June 8, 2012
  •     God Surprises Us with Joy   “for his anger lasts only a moment, but his favor lasts a lifetime; weeping may remain for a night but rejoicing comes in the morning.”  Psalm 30:5 (NIV)               When we…
    June 1, 2012
  •     God’s In Our World                  “Dear children, let us not love with words or tongue, but with actions and in truth. Then this is how we know that we belong to the truth, and how we set our hearts…
    May 25, 2012
  •     “Then was Jesus led up of the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted of the devil. And when he had fasted forty days and forty nights, he was afterward an hungred. Then the devil leaveth him, and, behold, angels came and ministered unto him.” Matthew 4:1-2,11 (KJV)   {The following…
    May 18, 2012

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Cecelia Lester has been serious about her writing for two decades..

She composes Christian essays and posts them to her blog quietspirit-followingmyking.blogspot.com/

 

 She has  served in a faith-based organization,Grace In Action  by writing two newsletters and searching for possible grants.

 In July 2017, she published her first book, "Times of Trouble Bring Rays of Joy." 

 

 

 She and her husband of 51 years live in central Indiana. They have one grown son.

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