Saints Don’t Fully Die

Yesterday, my husband and I had the privilege of attending a funeral service for a saint. The woman’s whose body laid in the casket at the front of the intimate sanctuary, deserved all the honors and accolades that were spoken. The preacher, her son, likened her life to that of Tabitha’s in Acts 9. Despite […]

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2/08/2021

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~ Meditating and Memorizing ~ Psalm 46 Part 2

Thanks for coming back for seconds and finishing out this psalm with me. (If you missed Part 1 you can find it here: https://taravinson.com/2021/01/13/meditating-and-memorizing–psalm-46-part-1/(opens in a new tab) ) This second part very much “flows” from the first part. I would recommend reading the first seven verses of Psalm 46 before you get going. . […]

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1/14/2021

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~ Meditating and Memorizing ~ Psalm 46 Part 1

I don’t know how long I have been working on this passage. I think it was originally brought to my attention during staff devotions at the church I serve. The student minister used it to highlight God’s dominion over all the upheaval in our nation after the death of Mr. George Floyd. Little did we […]

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1/13/2021

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Trusting Him With Her

“I love you! Watch out for the crazies!” These are the last words that I am telling my newly driving daughter these days as she heads out the door. I want to tell her so much more – “Don’t take the turns too fast,” “Be sure to use your turn signal,” “Don’t let your phone […]

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Justice

Growing up, my brother and I were obsessed on everything being fair. Only 22 months a part in age, we seemed to compete in everything and neither of us would tolerate the other getting something extra or having any kind of advantage – that just wouldn’t be right. If there was one piece of candy […]

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~Meditating and Memorizing ~ Psalm 16

I started memorizing this passage over 7 months ago. Of course, I had no idea what life would look like now, at the beginning of April and somewhere in the midst of a quarantine with no end in sight. With the exception of an occasional Zoom meeting, I haven’t seen anyone who has a different […]