Archive | May, 2016

Great Gardening

Great Gardening

When I looked at the small round objects, about the size of pin heads, I marveled at the potential. Really? These little grains of almost nothing are going to become something large, colorful, and beautiful? How can this be? This is quite puzzling, because they certainly don’t look like the picture on the package. The […]

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Creeping Critter

The Creeping Critter

II Timothy 1:7 “For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.” Insects are such a nuisance!  I’ve decided their only purpose is to help the pesticide companies stay in business.  Personally, I love to sit on my porch or my back deck […]

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Steaming Tea Kettle

The Tea Kettle is Boiling

Frustration is a dangerous thing! I’m sure it’s been around forever. Imagine Eve, when she tasted the forbidden fruit, realizing it wasn’t as good as it looked. Imagine Daniel Boone opening the beaver trap with the supposedly deceased beaver biting the hand that trapped him. Imagine Abraham Lincoln trying to study his school book by […]

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Isolation

Reason We Tend To Isolate Ourselves

Dear Friends, Isolation does not carry impact, yet as Christians, many of us have historically hidden ourselves away inside our personal or corporate denominational or inspirational bubble. Perhaps we are afraid that others will taint us or sway us from what we believe is a religious reality. If this is the case, we carry little influence […]

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Song of Life

Song of Life

Ever met a person who won’t leave well enough alone.  Maybe it’s that weird relative who always shows up at family gatherings and stirs up contention. You know, he or she as the case may be, always challenges the story, or even beyond that, challenges a family member into reacting to his/her words.  Here’s the […]

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Comfort Zone

Comfort is a valuable, marketable item. Few people sleep without a comfortable pillow; few people walk without comfortable shoes. In winter, we have heat; in summer, we have air conditioning. But it goes much further than that. We can live our lives settled in a comfortable place. It’s interesting to watch “some” older people who […]

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Beauty Fades or Does it?

I always thought others would grow older, but not me! I suppose that statement in itself is a bit arrogant. When the realization hits that time does not stop for me or anyone else, it can be a rude awakening. It hit me the other day when I looked in the mirror and saw my […]

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