The Gift of Being a Grandparent

“One generation shall praise Your works to another, and shall declare Your mighty acts.”  (Psalm 145:4) ‘Life keeps on slippin’ slippin’ into the future’ … the song says.  And with each phase of life comes blessings, privileges and opportunities because our God is so kind and gracious to each of us in so many ways.  […]

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The Art of Juggling

“The wisdom of the prudent is to understand his way …”          (Proverbs 14:8)  Juggling was never one of my talents.  Oh, the effort was made if only briefly to juggle baseballs, golf balls, fruit and eggs only once!  I just couldn’t seem to get the hang of it. It seems in […]

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Gold … the Bible … Personal Study

“More to be desired are they than gold, yea than much fine gold …” (Psalm 19:10). Twenty-first century prospectors are increasing in those states where gold has been previously mined.  The reason is simple:  the price of this precious metal is high.  The resources being assembled coupled with the desire to find the proverbial mother-lode does […]

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The Undelivered Note …

“And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up.  So then, as we have opportunity, let us do good to everyone, and especially to those who are of the household of faith.” (Galatians 6:9, 10) The desire to write the note to […]

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Don’t Blink

“Yet you do not know what tomorrow will bring.  What is your life?  For you are a mist that appears for a little time and then vanishes.” (James 4:14) It’s hard these days to distinguish between so many music artists across all venues.  While out with our oldest grandson driving around the Dallas area catching up […]

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God…Our Favorite Teacher

“Behold God is exalted by His power; Who teaches like Him?” (Job 36:22) When we reflect back on our own school days, there are teachers that we really liked and whose memory brings a smile to our face and in our heart.  Equally so are those teachers who for one reason or another didn’t make […]

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Treasures for the New School Year & Life

“Keep your heart with all diligence, for out of it spring the issues of life.” (Proverbs 4:23).  New clothes … new supplies … new teachers … new friends!  Yes, it’s that time of year when our kiddos, our young and our older young head to school for the first time, for a new age level, […]

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The Pocket of Our Lives

“Now, therefore, thus says the Lord of hosts: Consider your ways. You have sown much, and harvested little. You eat, but you never have enough; you drink, but you never have your fill. You clothe yourselves, but no one is warm. And he who earns wages does so to put them into a bag with […]

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Out of the Mouths of Babes

“But you must continue in the things which you have learned and been assured of, knowing from whom you have learned them, and that from childhood you have known the Holy Scriptures, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus.” (2 Timothy 3:14-15) Sometimes lessons for life […]

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There Can Be No Holding Back

“And whatever you do, do it heartily, as to the Lord and not to men, knowing that from the Lord you will receive the reward of the inheritance; for you serve the Lord Christ.” (Colossians 3:23, 24) Commitment to something or to someone is a serious and engaging principle that must precede actions of any worthwhile […]

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