Monthly Archives: January 2021

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Frosty scene outside Brings pleasant glint to my eye. Satisfying work. ************ Written for Ronovan’s Haiku challenge using words “frost” and “glint” Image: Picture, my window to my back yard.

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A SINNER’S MISERY

I came upon this writing while going through a family scrapbook. I think it is worth a share to others. I have told some members of the writer’s family that I would post it for those who would like to … Continue reading

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FINDING BEAUTY IN UNEXPECTED PLACES, part 2

After Betty died, Jake gave me a stack of his writings.  I was shocked at this creative side of him.  And I was surprised that he was sober and off the couch enough to produce such writings.  I’m typing as … Continue reading

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FINDING BEAUTY IN UNEXPECTED PLACES, part 1

Betty and Tommy walked into our church one Sunday many years ago.  Tommy was a special needs child a young teen. I loved doing visitation so I made a visit to their home.  There on the couch lay Jake, obviously … Continue reading

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AFRAID OF THE VACCINE?

You don’t trust the vaccine because it was done so “speedily?” Others have taken years? Yes, Pres. Trump put that on front burner, the budget was sky high, the pressure for competition between pharmaceuticals – and nations – tremendous. The … Continue reading

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TONGUE IN CHEEK CHURCH CRITIQUE

Oh, dear, January is half over and nobody has asked my advice for a 2021 theme for their church. I so much wanted to be consulted! I was all ready to say – let’s blaze new trails and go to … Continue reading

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A GIFT OF LIGHT

“Hop in, honey,” said Laura, before driving away. “Thanks, all’s good.” Cassie answered confidently. Feeling an empty pocket, she remembered her key and money pouch on the music stand. Fighting panic, she went to a side door and breathed a … Continue reading

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THE PEOPLE DEMANDED A KING

Many of my friends and me have a hard time when we do not see prayers answered in the way we think they should be. We say we believe God loves us and will work in our favor but we … Continue reading

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WE DO NOT WIN BY THE “MIGHT OF OUR HORSES”

While being stoned Stephen, being like Jesus, prayed, “Lord Jesus, receive my spirit.” Then he fell on his knees and cried out, “Lord, do not hold this sin against them.” (Acts 7:59) I hear of the martyrs of our day. … Continue reading

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WRITING A LETTER IS HARD TO DO

Dear Dad: Surprised to hear from me, Steve here? Been a long time. It is time for us to settle our differences. You were wrong about that… I wonder where the stamps are. Dad, I have harbored … Post-it notes. … Continue reading

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