Monthly Archives: November 2009

It’s officially the Christmas season at the Lashers place!

            Five Christmas trees lit and decorated inside …unless you count the three outdoor ones that are now lit PLUS the nativity scene is now officially live!  Thanks be to God for his indescribable gift! Guess … Continue reading

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Solomon’s Prayer

Having trouble saying, “Enough is enough” when it comes to editing my fiction short story for the writer’s contest.  I need that discerning heart… “Give your servant a discerning heart.” – 1 Kings 3:9a .

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“A Different Dream for My Child”

  Reward for retrieving the mail from the mailbox today:  Receipt of my own brand-new autographed copy of Jolene Philo’s book, A Different dream for My Child. I had the privilege of meeting Jolene for the first time while attending … Continue reading

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Oh glorious day!

Oh glorious day…I’m writing and editing my short story for the upcoming Writers Digest competition due December 1…my first ever FICTION contest. Wish me success, my FB friends. Plan to intersperse my writing with cooking & baking prep for tomorrow. … Continue reading

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Be still

Anyone else find it difficult to find a quiet place to just be still, reflect, and then go forth? I sure do!  “Be still, and know that I am God.” – Psalm 46:10a   .

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Talking Turkey

  I enjoyed reading an article by Mary Pierce, entitled Talking Turkey. Thanksgiving really is a time about bonding and family time–not so much about the food and whether or not it’s tastyor burned.  I seem to remember a sister cooking … Continue reading

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Funeral Visitation Today

My sister and I attended Pastor/Chaplain Thomas Hammond’s visitation at the funeral home this afternoon arriving shortly after visiting hours began. We stood for an hour and a half to get near the front of the line to speak to … Continue reading

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feeling weak?

  Feeling weak? There is a cure: “The LORD is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and I am helped. My heart leaps for joy and I will give thanks to him in song.” Psalm 28:7 … Continue reading

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Heaven Rejoices, but many here on earth grieve

Thomas Edwin Hammond was tragically killed in an automobile accident last evening—so young…just turned 61 years old. I say, NO, it cannot be so! This gentlemen/pastor/chaplain is the person I credit to saving our son’s life. He made the call … Continue reading

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One year and four days since…

It’s been one year and four days now since my brain surgery on Nov. 7, 2008.  Today I have an appointment with my eye specialist for a complete field of vision testing.  Next week, I’ll meet with the eye surgeon … Continue reading

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