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Turning Aside to See

“So when the Lord saw that he turned aside to look, God called to him from the midst of the bush and said, “Moses, Moses!”  And he said, “Here I am.”  Then He said, “Do not draw near this place.  Take your sandals off your feet, for the place where you stand is holy ground.” […]

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The Place of Hope in Our Lives

“Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.” (Romans 15:13) It was going to be the car of my dreams!  Yes, it was a brand new 1966 Chevelle SS 396 that was navy blue in […]

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Everyone Has Their Own Struggles

“When the righteous cry out for help, the Lord hears and delivers them out of all their troubles.  The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit.”  (Psalm 34:17, 18) The little white and black kitten made its way slowly up the lattice siding of the yard building and appeared to […]

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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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