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About delialatham

DELIA LATHAM is a born-and-bred California gal, raised in a place called Weedpatch and currently living in the lovely mountain town of Tehachapi with her husband and a spoiled Pomeranian. She enjoys multiple roles as Christian wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend, but especially loves being a princess daughter to the King of Kings. She has a "thing" for Dr. Pepper, and loves to hear from her readers. Contact her through her website or send an e-mail to

Keeping CHRIST in Christmas

Christmas approaches, amidst the usual flurry of shopping and baking and wrapping…parties and gift exchanges, lots of fun, and more than the ordinary show of affection. I love the holiday season. The cheery spirits, the smiles that are just a … Continue reading

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Devotion: Blood Vessels

What is a blood vessel? I am. You are too, if you’re a follower of Christ.

The word “vessel” simply means a hollow container made to hold or transport contents of one type or another. And isn’t that what we are, you and I as Christians? Just empty vessels the Lord has “prepared unto every good work” by filling us with the Holy Spirit, making us able to transport the life-giving blood to every part of the body of Christ.
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Something Out of Nothing

Genesis 1:1—In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. God put His “Seal of Approval” on creativity from the start. He brought forth the earth and seas and sky and everything above, below and in between…out of “thin … Continue reading

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Garment of Praise

Isaiah 61:3 (NIV) … to bestow on them a crown of beauty instead of ashes, the oil of gladness instead of mourning, and a garment of praise instead of a spirit of despair. They will be called oaks of righteousness, … Continue reading

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Blessings from the Top of the Tree

Delia Latham © 2008 It was a humdinger of a windstorm—unusually rough for around these parts. Not anything approaching tornado severity, but enough to knock down a few trees, tear off a bunch of roof tiles and stir up some … Continue reading

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by Guest Author Mary Manners How wonderful it must be to speak the language of the angels, with no words for hate and a million words for love! ~Quoted in The Angels’ Little Instruction Book by Eileen Elias Freeman, 1994 … Continue reading

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Sometimes God

“Sometimes God doesn’t answer when I pray.” “Sometimes God seems to be a million miles away.” “Sometimes God feels like a fairy tale to me.” “Sometimes God doesn’t feel real. I’m not really sure He exists.” “Sometimes God’s Word makes … Continue reading

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