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About lindypen

I have climbed mountains, raised children, traveled the world, survived cancer, and above it all, the most defining thing in my life is my relationship with God. I love the Bible with all its mystery, truth, and relevance in every season of my life.

Good Friday Reflections

My friend became a grandmother yesterday. She was hoping the baby would come on that day because it was her father’s birthday. I was touched by this because her relationship with her father wasn’t always what it should have been, … Continue reading

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What I Talked About in Kenya

I was asked to go to Kenya to help out with women’s conferences. I have actually been asked several times before, but always declined because I couldn’t imagine going to Africa. This time, however, I was asked shortly after I … Continue reading

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Cornwall Part 6 – Back to the Questions

So let’s return to our questions. Our first question from Peter represents our uninformed enthusiasm. Peter asked, “Lord why can’t I follow you now?” He didn’t know himself. He had no idea what was about to happen and how he … Continue reading

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Cornwall Part 5 – Fog

By morning the howling storm had passed, leaving thick fog. The night’s rest had been amazingly restorative, and we had no excuse to stay put. After a great English breakfast, we set out in the fog. Ever walked in a … Continue reading

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Cornwall Part 4 – Preparation

Part 4 of lessons learned while hiking in Cornwall, UK, about my own development and sanctification as a Christ follower. My last post was about difficulty and endurance. Sometimes difficulties and the need to endure catch us by surprise, but … Continue reading

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Cornwall Part 3 – Conditions

Challenges. Circumstances. Conditions. Does the path you travel ever look something like this? Winding, uphill, hard to see where you’re going. Or this? Beautiful surroundings but still an upward path… And then there are hazards and obstacles… Sometimes the path is … Continue reading

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Cornwall Part 2 – “Why Can’t I Follow Now?”

This is part 2 of a Bible study on questions asked of Jesus by the disciples. Read Part 1, Questions, here. Jesus had resolutely proceeded to Jerusalem, knowing the danger. He had been hailed as a Savior as he entered … Continue reading

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