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2:54 PM / Tuesday September 19, 2017

Oasis

What are you saying?

September 15, 2017

By Dianna Hobbs www.diannahobbs.com “I want you to speak only the word of God,” I wrote. “No more negativity.” My response was sent to a precious young woman who recently wrote me an email expressing all the ways her life is falling apart. “I feel like I’m cursed, like God loves everyone else more than…

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Manor College opens ‘Bird Feed’ on-campus Food Pantry

September 8, 2017

On the initiative of the Student Senate at Manor College, a campus food pantry is now ready to serve.   JENKINTOWN, PA — A recent article in The Chronicle of Higher Education reported that every day, college students across America are struggling with food insecurities.  Last spring, the Manor College Student Senate brought this issue…

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God’s about to surprise you!

September 1, 2017

By Dianna Hobbs WWW.DIANNAHOBBS.COM “Get ready for a Holy Ghost surprise,” said my 82-year-old father on the other end of the phone. He recently called to release a word from God and share what he believed the Lord had placed on his heart. “God’s about to do some unexpected things,” he continued with a smile…

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This time, things will work out

August 24, 2017

By Dianna Hobbs diannahobbs.com The Hobbs children love to reminisce. A while ago, they felt like strolling down memory lane and going over things that happened around 10 years or so ago. “Remember that time Kedar went flying off his bicycle through the air?” they asked. I didn’t recall it right away. But when it…

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Why churches are unfriendly and cliquish

August 18, 2017

By  Joe McKeever From crosswalk.com “When a stranger resides with you in your land, you shall not do him wrong. The stranger who resides with you shall be to you as the native among you, and you shall love him as yourself; for you were aliens in the land of Egypt. I am the Lord…

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Stay connected through the trial

August 11, 2017

By Dianna Hobbs www.diannahobbs.com Every time I’ve been in the hospital, my body wracked with pain, doctors have been confused about what to do. But even in my weakness, I knew how to call on the name of Jesus. In the hospital bed, I prayed. Hooked up to an IV with all kinds of drugs…

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The transition is almost over

August 4, 2017

By Dianna Hobbs www.diannahobbs.com When you’re going through a hard time or setback, the enemy tells you that you won’t make it through and you’ll be stuck in that bad predicament forever. It sure looks and feels that way, doesn’t it? Back when my husband Kenya lost his job right after we welcomed our second…

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Gesu School concludes Youngest Scholars summer program

August 4, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Youngest Scholars students work towards their goal of running or walking a 5K on the rooftop track at Gesu School.   After five fun, focused weeks, Gesu School’s annual Youngest Scholars summer program has come to an end. As Philadelphia’s first independent Catholic elementary school, Gesu has led the way in providing innovative…

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Enon Gives Back

July 29, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  The Elam family (Rodney, his daughter Shelby and wife Kim) were participants in the Walk/Run.  (Photo courtesy: Arlene Edmonds)   Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church spent last weekend raising funds for those in need.   By Arlene Edmonds Correspondent The Center In The Park and the Wissahickon Boys and Girl Club got a shot…

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Six things we need to stop saying to bereaved parents

July 21, 2017

Joan Markwell knows the gut-wrenching, hollow feeling left behind when a child is taken too early. It’s a feeling that mothers have experienced recently and throughout the last few years after tragic attacks in Orlando, Manchester, London, San Bernardino, Calif., and Charleston, S.C., just to name a few. With every new tragedy, vigil, story on…

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Oasis

What are you saying?

September 15, 2017

By Dianna Hobbs www.diannahobbs.com “I want you to speak only the word of God,” I wrote. “No...

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