Monthly Archives: October 2009

Is your Light shining?

  Let your light so shine! “…Shine like stars in the universe as you hold out the word of life,” Paul writing to the Philippians  Is my light shining today? Or is it hidden under a bushel where it’s of … Continue reading

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Interruptions…don’t you dread them?

    Today, we had a wonderful luncheon get together after our Bible study class. One of the discussion questions we talked about was interruptions in our lives, and how we could see God working in and through the interruption. … Continue reading

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Laundry…Laundry…and more Laundry…Thank God… I am able!

Laundry, Laundry, and more laundry…how do two people generate so much laundry, I ask? Not complaining…just can’t figure it out! . Nearly a year ago, God prepared me for brain surgery–left the hospital a week later with a walker for … Continue reading

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Mother & Daughter Bonding Time

  Since my daughter, Amanda, plans to escape to Florida soon (and leave her mother behind I might add), I thought a refresher on our nails might do the body and spirit good. Besides, just because she comes from the … Continue reading

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The Proposal

  A young couple approached us while Steve and I were taking pictures of the two of us on the shores of West Traverse Bay. The young man asked if we would take their picture. I said, sure, but my … Continue reading

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Fall colors, Pumpkins, Petoskey Stone, Apples and “The Proposal:”

Fall Colors                 Orange, yellow, and reds abound as we toured Leelanau Peninsula in northern Michigan. The weather cooperated part time showering us with intermittent rain and sun. Traverse City is about 130 … Continue reading

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Parkinson Disease Grant awarded to Grand Rapids

I was so excited to learn Grand Rapids has been awarded part of a 6.2 million dollar grant for research on Parkinson Disease.  I just had to call my very first (and favoritest–is that a word?) boss, J. Brock Albert…a.k.a. … Continue reading

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Are you troubled?

  Don’t be sorry about your tears. A devotional by Anne Cetas in Our Daily Bread reminds us that our emotions are God-given. Emotions are a “characteristic of our having been made in God’s image (Gen. 1:27). We shouldn’t be … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to you…

If there was any doubt in my mind I didn’t want to celebrate my birthday, doubt disappeared when I received a call from my dear three-year old granddaughter, Liberty. “Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday to you,” as she sang … Continue reading

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Do you possess ‘intellectual property?’

Last evening I attended our 1st Tuesday of the month WMFCW (West Michigan Fellowship of Christian Writers) group. We gather at Panera Bread in Grandville where I met a couple of new faces. It didn’t take long to learn about … Continue reading

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