Monthly Archives: August 2009

“The Missionary” by David Lambert & William Carmichael (book review)

How far or deep should a missionary or those in God’s service get involved in the political realm? The main character, David Eller, lives out this question through this page turner novel. “Yesterday he was an American missionary serving the poor. … Continue reading

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Thots on Humility

“What is man that you are mindful of him, the son of man that you care for him? You made him a little lower than the heavenly beings and crowned him with glory and honor.” – Psalm 8: 4,5 To … Continue reading

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Reflections on Edward Kennedy’s death

Edward Kennedy died from a prolonged brain tumor diagnosed just 15 months ago. I’m looking at this scenario from a different perspective than most. I was diagnosed with a brain tumor last November. No one knows how long it grew … Continue reading

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We made it back to Grand Rapids and in one piece! We were grateful the rain held off the majority of the time. When it did rain, it was light and misty. Temps didn’t go below 50 degrees, so the … Continue reading

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23rd Annual Midnight Ride

Believe it or not: I’m digging out my LONG UNDERWEAR to wear all night long on the motorcycle Midnight Ride tonight—the 23rd annual ride is for Juvenile Diabetes.   My husband and I have ridden for a number of years … Continue reading

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Week to Remember

Wonderful week spent with our son, Andrew and wife Bethany, grandchildren, Liberty and Elijah! There’s not a better way to feel young again than spend time with young people blowing bubbles or ring around the rosy, pocket full of posies! … Continue reading

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West MI Fellowship of Christian Writers meet Tonight

“Sing to the Lord a new song, for he has done marvelous things…” (Psalm 98) Let’s tell others what the Lord has done whether in poetry, fiction or non-fiction. I want to be a light shining so all can see … Continue reading

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Oh Happy Day!

Our son, Andrew, and wife Bethany are here visiting from Minnesota.  PLUS, our two adorable grandchildren, Liberty (3 years old + 7 months) and Elijah (1 year + 5 months) are here entertaining us too!  Last evening Steve and Andrew raced aboard … Continue reading

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We have Power now!!

Thanks to Consumers Energy crews, we now have power!  We are most thankful!  It’s amazing how second nature it is to just flip a switch and expect something to happen and it usually does.  When it doesn’t, grumbling usually takes … Continue reading

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Back to “Civilization”

Back to “Civilization” and now we have no power at home!   Pop—then Crack! I’d been lying in bed listening to the “fireworks” of an intense thunderstorm overhead. Sure enough—our electrical power vanished. Our home was now a statistic: one … Continue reading

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