Open Our Eyes



Hi I’m Christin Ditchfield with Take It To Heart!

In the Old Testament, there’s a story about the kind of espionage that “007” could only dream of. Time after time, the king of Aram found his attacks on Israel thwarted because Someone was giving inside information to the other side. The king grew furious when he discovered that his secret battle plans and strategies were being revealed by God to the prophet Elisha – who revealed them to the king of Israel, enabling the people of God to outsmart and outmaneuver their enemies.…

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Puddleglum’s Profession


Hi I’m Christin Ditchfield. In The Silver Chair by C.S. Lewis – two children and a Marsh Wiggle named Puddleglum are held captive by a beautiful enchantress who tries to discourage them and distract them from continuing on a desperate quest by oh-so-sweetly insisting that everything they believe in and are fighting for is a lie…a fairy tale… a figment of their imagination.

Her gentle ridicule and cunning logic has them reeling until Puddleglum takes a stand.…

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They Also Serve



Hi I’m Christin Ditchfield with Take It To Heart!

John Milton was a 17th century theologian, professor, and poet. He spoke seven languages. Traveled the world, had many influential friends. Yet his life was not without hardship, even heartache. In fact Milton may be best known today for his response to the hardship he suffered in his mid-forties… when he went blind. For a scholar – a man who loved to read and write – it was devastating.…

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Mirror, Mirror


Did you look in the mirror this morning?

Hi I’m Christin Ditchfield with Take It To Heart!

Honestly, many of us spend hours looking in the mirror, fussing over our appearance, especially on big occasions. But even on the busiest of mornings, in the craziest rush, we usually pause for at least a cursory glance – making sure we look okay, at least on the outside – before we head out the door.…

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