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Melia Ozbun

Lent 2020

Teach Us To Pray; Surrender to our Sustainer

‘But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.’ Matthew 6:33-34 Still, to this day,…
Melia Ozbun
April 6, 2020
Lent 2020

Teach Us To Pray; In our Grief

John 11:32 “Lord, if You had been here, my brother would not have died.” Most people have surrounded a loved one as they breathed their last breath. At times, it is a gentle and peaceful process as they pass from this life. If this has…
Melia Ozbun
March 25, 2020
Writer's Circle

Summer: When Rest Requires Work

When Rest Requires Work By Melia Ozbun When I tell most people my family is avid campers, I usually get the same surprised response. “That’s not relaxing, that’s work.” And to be honest, their response is partly correct. Camping is work. When else do you…
Melia Ozbun
July 8, 2019
Lent

Day 33: Heaven and Earth Collide

Heaven and Earth Collide Written by Melia Ozbun When most people think of the word worship, there are probably similar things that come to mind. Praise songs sung by melodious voices, finely tuned instruments that are neither too loud nor too quiet, great spotlighting and…
Melia Ozbun
April 11, 2019
Writer's Circle

The Mystery of Unwavering Child-like Faith

My Mom describes the look on my doctor’s face as one of pure astonishment after he questioned me about personal safety during a routine childhood visit. The conversation went a little something like this: Doctor: Do you wear your seatbelt? Me: Sometimes. Doctor: You know…
Melia Ozbun
December 22, 2018
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