KARLA LEES

SHARING HOPE TO THE HURTING, THE BROKEN & THE LONELY.

Agree with each other, love each other, be deep-spirited friends. Donโ€™t push your way to the front; donโ€™t sweet-talk your way to the top. Put yourself aside, and help others get ahead. Donโ€™t be obsessed with getting your own advantage. Forget yourselves long enough to lend a helping hand. –Philippians 2:2-4 MSG Living in community …

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Freedom isn’t free. There is always a cost to freedom. On this day, November 11th, Remembrance Day in Canada, I will be remembering the sacrifice of our veterans, past & present. Those who gave their lives to ensure Canada stayed free. The blood poured out to keep us free. The fighting, the rations, the weather, …

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Tonight I enjoyed hearing some of my favorite songs reintroduced with a Celtic flair at a free local concert. And I cannot get one of the songs off my mind, despite another CD playing here at home in the background. “(I’m Gonna Be) 500 Miles” by the Proclaimers is resonating within me…but not just because …

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Taxes. Our yearly sweat boiled down into one document submitted to our government, sometimes with tears. And most of us moan, groan and complain about it. Yet Jesus took a different tactic: They sent some Pharisees and followers of Herod to bait him, hoping to catch him saying something incriminating. They came up and said, …

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Which holiday do you prefer, Christmas or Easter? This is one of those questions I have thought deep and long about. Christmas and Easter are not stand alone, exclusive events. They are fantastically intertwined expressions of God’s intervention into history. HiStory as God intended. Christmas. (image from: http://www.flowingfaith.com/2011/12/hunting-4-the-perfect-christmas-gift.html) The reveal of God with us. Among …

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