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31 Days of Gleaning With Ruth: Questioning My Way Through a Famine Season by Lisa Brittain. Enjoy this devotional through the Old Testament book of Ruth with a fresh journal, a new pen and an open heart. Thank you in advance for your purchase and for helping me help others get into the Word … Continue reading Check this out at Amazon

Day 21: Will I {give} my sandal in pledge?

“Then I can’t redeem it,” the family redeemer replied, “because this might endanger my own estate. You redeem the land; I cannot do it.”   Now in those days it, was the custom in Israel for anyone transferring a right of purchase to remove his sandal and hand it to the other party. This publicly validated … Continue reading Day 21: Will I {give} my sandal in pledge?

Day 19: How {brave} are you, dear sojourner, seeking a better life in a foreign land.

As I interact with precious sojourners learning their way in southern America, I am reminded of my childhood in South Miami.  My friends, from 2nd grade on, were most often 2nd generation Cuban.  Their parents and grandparents, aunts and uncles fled from Cuba to find freedom in America.  I enjoy rich childhood memories of visiting in their homes, listening to their fluid Spanish with dramatic tones and gestures and I delighted in their delicious native foods.