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By Lisa Hutchcraft Whitmer

Our new normal includes staying apart, wearing a mask, cancelled plans, few hugs. It feels a bit like we're in the wilderness. Recently I passed a sign saying, "Absolutely no parking. You are in a wilderness area. Be aware of danger, which includes venomous snakes, poisonous plants and berries, and snapping turtles."

In these strange days, we have venomous snakes such as grief from lost experiences, poisonous plants and berries like anxious thoughts, and snapping turtles like feeling alone, fearful or worthless.

And then comes Christmas! Here we need a baby who grew into a man who would take away the sins of the world. When we turn to Jesus, we find the only One who will make a way in the wilderness.

Want the way out of your wilderness this Christmas? Call 888-NEED-HIM or



Ron Hutchcraft Ministries
P.O. Box 400
Harrison, AR 72602-0400

(870) 741-3300
(877) 741-1200 (toll-free)
(870) 741-3400 (fax)


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