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Taste of home
Sometimes all someone needs is a taste of home; that feeling of connection with the familiar; a reminder. Deep inside all of us is a longing for that place where we feel settled, centered, and solid; that place that is filled with the comfort that loved ones bring. 

We all need a taste of heaven sometimes. Our hearts long for that. We desire heaven, for this is not our home. Oh, we manage to find joy here along with times of refreshing. We find things that occupy us and fill our time, but nothing really satisfies or makes us feel connected like when we connect with heaven; when we are touched by our King. And nothing touches our King like when we bring a taste of heaven to those around us.

My wife is in Haiti right now, visiting our daughter Hannah. Hannah has recently started living in Haiti. For the first seventeen years of her life, she's lived here in America. You could call this her home land; it's her place of birth. Besides some simple snacks, reminders of th…
Re-purposed

In the world of eclectic design, one can find items once considered junk or worthy of discarding, now being used to serve purpose in playful and clever ways. What once was looked upon as an intrusion to space, is now the center of party talk. Scrabble pieces, coat hangers, old guitars, even burnt out light bulbs, are being turned into useful household decor; and grabbing the attention of passerby's.

Have you ever felt discarded, or experienced the feeling that your purpose has come to its end? Or perhaps, you feel that your form and function have served out their usefulness. Maybe it's your time to be re-purposed. Well, Jesus is up to the task.

Now there were six stone water jars there for the Jewish rites of purification, each holding twenty or thirty gallons. Jesus said to the servants, “Fill the jars with water.” And they filled them up to the brim. And he said to them, “Now draw some out and take it to the master of the feast.” So they took it. - John 2:6-8

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