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Robin Merriman
Redeemed. Real. Retro.
Redeemed. Real. Retro.

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Tomorrow will be a first for me.  I'll be attending the March for Life in Washington, DC.  In my entire life, I have never attended any political rally, speech, march, demonstration, protest, sit-in, sing-in or love-in. Maybe I'd have gone if it were an 'ea...

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Be Right, or Be Kind?
“Don’t use foul or abusive language. Let everything you say be good and helpful, so that your words will be an encouragement to those who hear them.” - Ephesians 4:29 “Get rid of all bitterness, rage, anger, harsh words, and slander, as well as all types of...

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Hate Never Heals
This is a scene that was repeated in neighborhoods all across America this morning.  A Husband or Wife, Dad or Mom, Son, Daughter, Brother, Sister, Partner, Friend - standing by their mobile office, preparing for another workday in a world where they are bo...

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She Gets It
It was one of those phone calls that every Jesus-loving Mama wants to get from their child - a happy and rambling to almost babbling tumble of words because she’s so excited to tell you what just happened.  “Mom!  We got to meet a bunch of people from diffe...

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A Time to Listen
On my heart tonight -  We as a nation have been dealing with a lot of bad news lately. In just the past week, our country has had a front row seat to some awful tragedies. The murder of a young, popular singer outside her concert venue. The evil terror atta...

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True Rest - Learning the Lesson
“Then Jesus said, “Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you. Let me teach you, because I am humble and gentle at heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy to bear, ...

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A Place to Belong
I visited the Farmer's Market in Old Town this morning.  My senses breathed in the fresh colors of Spring,  and I couldn't help but feel the newness around me, an awakening, a promise in the air.  My hometown was coming to life and the sound of it filled my...

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They Are My Tribe
"A gentle answer deflects anger,   but harsh words make tempers flare." - Proverbs 15:1 I've been struggling lately with what to write, what to share.  Some days, there is so much in my head and on my heart, I truly don't know where to begin - so I don't.  ...

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The Power of Our Pride
"Pride leads to conflict;      those who take advice are wise." - Proverbs 13:10 "Understand this, my dear brothers and sisters: You must all be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to get angry.   Human anger  does not produce the righteousness God des...

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Don't Touch and It Won't Break
“We now have this light shining in our hearts, but we ourselves are like fragile clay jars containing this great treasure. This makes it clear that our great power is from God, not from ourselves.” - 2 Corinthians 4:7 When my daughter was around 4 years old...
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