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How to Live in Difficult Times

How to Live in Difficult Times Lucinda Secrest McDowell “In the last days there will be very difficult times. For people will love only themselves and their money. They will be boastful and proud, scoffing at God, disobedient to their parents, and … Continue reading

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I Now Answer to the Name “Beloved”

I Now Answer to the Name “Beloved” Lucinda Secrest McDowell “I’ll call nobodies and make them somebodies; I’ll call the unloved and make them beloved.” (Romans 9.25 MSG)           I remember the moment I finally got up enough nerve to … Continue reading

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Ordinary Graces

Ordinary Graces Lucinda Secrest McDowell “From His fullness we have all received grace upon grace.” John 1.16  “Sometimes I blurt out words that hurt other people. In trying to hide my insecurity, I become bossy, controlling and impatient. My ears are tickled by praise … Continue reading

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Welcome a Joy-filled January!

Welcome a Joy-filled January! Lucinda Secrest McDowell Welcome to 2017! A fresh page. A clean slate. An opportunity for New, Change, and Growth. Lots of space for God to show up with His Love, Mercy and Grace! Mostly, 2017 can … Continue reading

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A Baby Born at a Dismal Time?

A Baby Born at a Dismal Time? Lucinda Secrest McDowell Our greatest Christmas 2016 gift is the birth of a baby this week – my new grandson in London! As I witness the news of suffering, homeless war-torn and starving families … Continue reading

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When Your Family is “Complicated”

 When Your Family is “Complicated”  Lucinda Secrest McDowell Let’s face it. Great Uncle Horace is not going to change this year. He will still be obnoxious, drink too much, bring totally inappropriate gifts and end up snoring in the recliner … Continue reading

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A Season of Waiting…

 A Season of Waiting… Lucinda Secrest McDowell Imagine waiting more than 400 years for an answer to prayer! That’s what God’s chosen people had to do – waiting in the dark, hoping for deliverance. Perhaps singing their own version of  … Continue reading

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