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  •       Repent therefore, and turn back, that your sins may be blotted out, that times of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord. Acts 3:19 (ESV)   The Apostle Peter had healed a beggar. The healed man was ecstatic over what had happened. Those who saw him were amazed.   Peter…
    April 20, 2018
  •         for they refreshed my spirit as well as yours. Give recognition to such people.1 Corinthians 16:18 (ESV)   Paul, toward the end of his first letter to the believers at Corinth, writes thanking them for sending Stephanus, Fortunatus, and Achaicus to him. He tells them that these…
    April 13, 2018
  •       I picked a book out of a basket in my writing room. The title of the book, “If my people. . .” , a 40 day prayer guide.  I leafed through it and decided to use it in the 40 days of Lent. Later in the day, I realized how I could utilize the passage 2 Chronicles 7:14, as a beginning…
    April 6, 2018
  •     “Plans fail for lack of counsel, but with many advisors they succeed.” Proverbs 15:22 (NIV)               We all have dreamed of doing something only to have it not happen. Looking back on my life I believe if I hadn’t…
    March 30, 2018
  •     Again, Jesus spoke, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness but will have the light of life.” John 8:12 (NRSV)   In our lives, due to our humanity, we, as well as others, have times of experiencing darkness. Uncertain times can bring times…
    March 23, 2018
  •   Pray   She was deeply distressed and prayed to the LORD and wept bitterly. And she vowed a vow and said, “LORD of hosts, if you will indeed look on the affliction of your servant and remember me and not forget your servant, but will give your servant as son, then I will give him to the LORD…
    March 16, 2018
  •     Choose this day who you will follow. . . . As for me and my house, we will follow the Lord. Joshua 24:15   Choose life that you and your offspring may live, loving the LORD your God, obeying his voice and holding fast to him. Deuteronomy 29:19-20 (ESV)    Choose Who We…
    March 9, 2018
  •     “To man belong the plans of the heart, but from the LORD comes the reply of the tongue.” Proverbs 16:1 (NIV)   In my Life Application Bible I read that all outcomes of the plans we make are in God’s hands. He wants us to use our minds, seek the advice of others, and…
    March 2, 2018
  • "But seek first the kingdom of God and its righteousness. . . ." Matthew 6:33 (NIV)             I had an issue bothering me. I tried to pray about it. As I went out to get some supper, I realized I could go to the golden arches, drive through, and then travel…
    February 23, 2018
  •       In those days John the Baptist came preaching in the wilderness of Judea, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.” For this is he who was spoken of by the prophet Isaiah when he said, “The voice of one crying in the wilderness: “Prepare the way of the LORD; make…
    February 16, 2018
  •   God’s Love Seen Whoever has my commandments and keeps them, he it is who loves me. And he who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I will love him and manifest myself to him. John 14:21 (ESV)   The Apostle John gives us the basics to God’s love for us. He tells us that Jesus…
    February 9, 2018
  •       I have loved you with an everlasting love; therefore, I have continued my faithfulness to you. Jeremiah 31:3b (ESV)   but God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us. Romans 5:8 (ESV)   Everlasting Our Father God conveys…
    February 2, 2018
  •     Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away and the sea was no more. And I saw the holy city, New Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband. And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, “Behold,…
    January 26, 2018
  •   New Covenant   Behold, the days are coming, declares the LORD, when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and the house of Judah, not like the covenant that I made with their fathers on the day when I took them by the hand to bring them out of the land of Egypt, my covenant that they…
    January 19, 2018
  •     New Heart And I will give them one heart and a new spirit I will put within them. I will remove the heart of stone and give them a heart of flesh, that they may walk in my statutes and keep my rules and obey them. And they shall be my people and I will be their God. Ezekiel 11:19-20 (ESV) Happy…
    January 5, 2018

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

 She has written several plays and skits, most  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.

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

She and her husband of 49 years live in central Indiana. They have one grown son.

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