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Daughter of the King - born from above in 1989.

Deborah grew up in a military family and moved to Florida in the early 1970's.  She began her journey of creative writing soon after coming to know Jesus as her personal Savior. Her primary goal is to share her personal testimony with others while bringing hope and practical help through her writing.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Easter - The Promised Eternal Light

I AM the Light of the world. He who follows Me shall not walk in darkness, but have the light of life.  (John 8:12)

In Him was life, and the life was the light of men.  And the light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not comprehend it.   (John 1:4-5)


Very early in the morning, on the first day of the week, they came to the tomb when the sun had risen. (Mark 16:2)  

That morning must have been preceded by a very long night. Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, Joanna, and Salome (along with the other women) had witnessed Jesus' body being wrapped and laid in a tomb by Joseph of Arimathea, and Nicodemus just prior to the Sabbath.

As they approached the tomb with the prepared burial spices, they stood in stunned silence. The large stone had been rolled away.  Who could have done such a thing?  They went inside and found the body was gone.  Perplexed, they were startled by two men who stood nearby in shining garments. Seeing that they were afraid, they said to them, "Why do you seek the living among the dead? He is not here, but is risen!"  (Luke 24:5-6)

Easter is a celebratory time for Christians worldwide.  The resurrection of the Lord Jesus is the greatest pivotal event in history.  The gateway from death to eternal life was opened for everyone who believes in and accepts Jesus Christ as the promised Messiah.



This Easter spend time reflecting on what His life, death, burial and resurrection means to you personally. 

May we ~
Rejoice in the Lamb's Blood
Marvel at the Father's acceptance 
Glory in our Eternal home 


Please enjoy my other Easter posts from prior years...





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Deborah is the author of a Christian non-fiction book titled “Mission Possible”. It is written for women who love the Lord Jesus, but their spouse doesn’t share their passion.  It will encourage and challenge the reader to embrace God’s promises for their spouse and future together. 


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Saturday, March 7, 2015

Eyes Wide Open

My dear friend's daughter is fighting the battle of her life. While walking and praying for her, I felt the Lord lay on my heart the chorus from the song
Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus.

Turn your eyes upon Jesus,
Look full in His wonderful face,
And the things of earth 
will grow strangely dim
In the light of His glory and grace.


As I journeyed further in my prayer walk I began to see with my mind's eye what that meant:

Turn your eyes  is a specific directive - one that dictates effort and deliberateness. We must redirect our full attention to Jesus, expecting His loving and gracious response.

Look full in His wonderful face  denotes an intense pondering of Jesus and His majestic character. It has been said that as angelic beings encircle the Throne in heaven they behold another facet of His glory each time they go by. An infinite array of bewilderment and awe settles upon each gaze.

The things of earth will grow dim  as we focus on heaven's glory. Our eyes are extremely sensitive to light. As we move from darkness into His illumination - we behold the brightness of His countenance. Conversely, as the light diminishes and we strain to see clearly - earth's allure fades and dims.

We have a unique opportunity as His children (if we are willing) to "be still, and know He is God." (Psalm 46:10)  I am preaching to myself here. One of the hardest things I face is stilling my mind and pausing to take in the Lord's loving kindness and grace extended to me.

Are you in a spiritual battle - unsure of your strength and resolve?  Do you face a monumental difficulty in your marriage?  Is there a loved one far from God's fold and living in rebellion?

"Then go into your room, and when you have shut your door, pray to your Father who is in the secret place." (Matthew 6:6) Steal away with the lover of your soul.  Hence you can say, "My eyes have seen the King, the Lord of hosts."  (Isaiah 6:5)

As you meet privately with Jesus - keep your eyes wide open and your heart tender. When you gaze into His loving face be sure to recall what a great price was paid for your redemption. Praise Him for His gift of salvation.  Rejoice in a day of  celebration when we will behold Him as He truly is...







Deborah is the author of a Christian non-fiction book titled “Mission Possible”. It is written for women who love the Lord Jesus, but their spouse doesn’t share their passion.  It will encourage and challenge the reader to embrace God’s promises for their spouse and future together. 


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