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Essential Encouragement

John 14: 15-21[Jesus said to the disciples:] “If you love me, you will keep my commandments. And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Advocate, to be with you forever. This is the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it neither sees him nor knows him. You know him, because he abides with you, and he will be in you.   “I will not leave you orphaned; I am coming to you. In a little while the world will no longer see me, but you will see me; because I live, you also will live. On that day you will know that I am in my Father, and you in me, and I in you. They who have my commandments and keep them are those who love me; and those who love me will be loved by my Father, and I will love them and reveal myself to them.” I have been a writer since about the fourth grade, when my teacher Mrs. H taught me about “creative writing” – and particularly poetry. For years after that I used the practice of writing for my own journal, for college and seminary and fo

Woman - Thank you

For bringing life to light and carrying it with you. woman - we thank you. For offering your life to nurture, teach and lead us - woman - we thank you. For the way you walk with us, care for us and teach us to care for others. Woman, we thank you. For your intellect, your grace and the millions of ways you bring the world hope... Woman, we thank you. Teacher, Parent, Friend, Strength giver, Playground supervisor, Chef, Creative.... you are impossible to define and life would be impossible without you. Woman, we thank you. Tara L. Eastman Copyright 2017