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Constant Companions

Regret. Anger, Sorrow. Bedfellows I do not choose Yet they come upon me like Constant Companions Hiding for a season, then Popping their ugly heads up again When I least expect their arrival Will I choose Life, Calm, Joy? As I … Continue reading

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Light shines brightest in darkness

“In Him was Life, and the Life was the Light of men. And the Light shines on in the darkness, for the darkness has never overpowered it” — John 1:4–5/Amp. Do you realize that you speak words of Light and … Continue reading

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My marching orders

“Love the Lord your God, listen to his voice, and hold fast to him. For the Lord is your life …” (Deuteronomy 30:20). I’ve had a busy, busy week entertaining family and long distance friends. A good week in most … Continue reading

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The Life-Giver

“In God we live and move and have our being. It is God who gives life to all, who gives power and being to all that exists. But for his sustaining presence, all things would cease to be and fall … Continue reading

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Draw near to God

“Draw near to God and He will draw near to you.” – James 4:8 What a great promise — that when I draw near to God, he will automatically in turn embrace me with his everlasting love. The responsibility is … Continue reading

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Days #5 & #6 – Out West Trip

Day #5: Entering Black Hills, South Dakota – bear country (says a huge billboard)!  On Mountain Time zone now, which means two hours behind our normal time. Just the ride up Mt. Rushmore Highway to see Mt. Rushmore and the … Continue reading

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Rainy days, and that’s okay

Remember the 1971 song sung by The Carpenters, Rainy days and Mondays. “hanging around–nothing to do but frown…nothing ever seems to fit…rainy days and Mondays always get me down.  What I’ve got they used to call the blues, nothing is … Continue reading

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Coffee’s brewing!

“For we are to God the pleasing aroma of Christ among those who are being saved and those who are perishing. To the one we are an aroma that brings death; to the other, an aroma that brings life” (2 … Continue reading

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Unconditionally loved!

The moment I stepped over my Aunt and Uncle’s threshold, I knew we made the right decision. My sister, brother, and I were welcomed with open hearts and arms. No pretense, prior expectations even after many years apart…just pure joy, … Continue reading

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