Monthly Archives: January 2010

Give Thanks

“Give thanks to the LORD, for his love endures forever.” – 2 Chronicles 20:21b “God’s unchangeable nature, his consistency, prompts trust. He has been there for us mightily in the past; and since he never changes, he can be trusted … Continue reading

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Be one-thing oriented today

Paul states in Philippians 3:13, 14, “I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the goal to … Continue reading

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Author of Winnie-the-Pooh born this day

  “It’s the birthday of the man who wrote, “It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn’t use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words like ‘What about lunch?’” That’s the children’s writer A.A. Milne, (books by … Continue reading

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We are not consumed

  “Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail.  They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.” – Lamentations 3:22,23 Praise God – each day is a brand-new day…new beginnings! Thank you, … Continue reading

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Simple Gifts: Embracing Simplicity

Simple Gifts: Embracing Simplicity – (Taken from Simple Abundance – A Daybook of Comfort and Joy, by Sarah Ban Breathmach) “When we appreciate how much we have, we feel the urge to pare down, get back to basics, and learn … Continue reading

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freedom indeed…

    “Live as free men (and women), but don’t use your freedom (in Christ) as a cover-up for evil; live as servants of God.” ( 1 Peter 2:16)  We who are in Christ are free indeed…but, there’s also a “but” … Continue reading

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Little eyes are watching…

    “Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in life, in love, in faith and in purity.”  1 Timothy 4:12 “Me and my mommy’s going to … Continue reading

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Crazy 3-year old sayings

Yesterday, while my 3 1/2 year old granddaughter helped prepare lunch, she observed a gadget I used. Her first words were, “What’s this, Nana? This is insane!” Frankly, I had never pictured a can opener as “insane,” but apparently through … Continue reading

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Bonfire and Snow Picnic

            Who says picnics are for summer only? Friends of ours invited Steve and I, Andy, Bethany, Liberty and Elijah to their home in the woods to experience a bonfire picnic, complete with roasted hotdogs … Continue reading

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