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  •     Lately, I have been thinking about the changes in our lives. Here are some of my thoughts.                                   The disciples faced a major change in their lives. Their Master…
    March 24, 2017
  •   Read Luke 2             Have you considered what Mary thought about when the angel Gabriel comes to her and told her of God’s plan? Or have you ever wondered what Mary thought about during Jesus’ life. Let’s look at each recorded scene in…
    March 17, 2017
  •                 We often wonder how we come to celebrate Lent, a time of preparation for the commemoration of the resurrection of our Lord.   Why 40 Days?             “The…
    March 10, 2017
  •               I worship in a faith-community that observes the season of Lent. This past Wednesday, we held Ash Wednesday service. We had, as our guests, congregants from a sister church and their newly-appointed pastor.              …
    March 3, 2017
  •  The Love of Jesus Strengths Us   “Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall trouble or hardship or persecutions or famines or nakedness or danger or swords? As it is written:                        …
    February 24, 2017
  •   “Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength.” Deut. 6:4-5 (NIV)   “And the second is like it; ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two…
    February 17, 2017
  •                    “And now, O Israel, what does the Lord your God ask of you but to fear the Lord your God, to walk in all his ways, to love him, to serve the Lord with all your heart and with all your soul, and to observe the Lord’s…
    February 10, 2017
  •   Recently, I had an experience that will remain with me forever. Here's how the story went:                  “We’ve got to go the Emergency Room.” My husband, Jim greeted me with these words.  I looked at the…
    February 3, 2017
  • God’s Refreshing   For the Weary   “This is what the Lord Almighty, the God of Israel says: “When I bring them back from captivity, the land of Judah and its towns will once again use these words ‘The lord bless you, O righteous dwelling, O sacred mountain. ’I will…
    January 27, 2017
  •   Rest for the Land   “The Lord said to Moses on Mount Sinai, ‘Speak to the Israelites and say to them: ‘When you enter the land I am giving you, the land itself must observe a Sabbath to the LORD. For six years sow your fields, and for six year prune your vineyards and gather their…
    January 20, 2017
  •   “I will praise the Lord, who counsels me;    Even at night my heart instructs me.  I have set the Lord always before me.    Because he is always at my right hand,    I will not be shaken. Therefore my heart is glad and my tongue rejoices,/    My body also…
    January 13, 2017
  •     .                      “Peace, I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.” John 14:27 (NIV)              …
    January 6, 2017
  •                             Sometimes, in all of the preparation of Christmas, people push Christ aside. Interesting enough all this preparation consumes more time than the holiday itself.            …
    December 30, 2016
  •     As I watched the TV newscast this past week, I noticed something that bothered me. All these organizations and adults showered children with Christmas gifts and all the trappings that go with the festivities. One of the newscasters interviewed a woman who said, “We want to give these kids hope.”…
    December 23, 2016
  •        “As you come to him, the living stone—rejected by men but chosen by God and precious to him-you also, like living stones, are being built into a spiritual house to be a holy priesthood, offering spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.  Now to you who believe,…
    December 16, 2016

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Cecelia Lester has been serious about her writing for over a decade..

 She has written several plays, five  of which have been performed by her church. She composes Christian essays and posts them to her blog quietspirit-followingmyking.blogspot.com/

In addition to writing, she has been involved in  "Acting Up In Church", a drama ministry for which she has written, directed, and acted in short plays.

Ms. Lester also participates in two prayer groups that pray for God's guidance for needs of the church, our congregation, and our nation and world. She also serves God by being part of her church's visitation team.

She  volunteered in a faith-based non-profit ministry assisting children of incarceration and their caregivers, Grace In Action. She served Grace In Action by writing two newsletters and searching for possible grants.

She and her husband of 48years live in central Indiana. They have one grown son.

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