Category Archives: God’s purpose or will

STUMBLING BLOCKS

  How many times have I prayed for something that is not God’s plan? My prayers turn to stumbling blocks to God’s plans. I desperately want an easy life for the people I love. I want security for the old … Continue reading

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IS THERE PURPOSE TO THIS?

I am progressing well.  Home health nurse and physical therapist have been by and the occupational therapist is on her way.  Good care and follow up planned for me.  Thankful for these good services.  Will see the surgeon on Wednesday.  … Continue reading

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AS THE BOILS STING

As the boils sting, Job said some things, that are good for me and you. They are in the scripture; every word is true. God is in control, and he cares for my soul: “But he knows the way that … Continue reading

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POOR, POOR JOB

Satan challenged God to  make a little gamble. He said, “If you didn’t fence your kids in. They would  like to ramble. Against you they would raise their voices, if you let me give them choices.” “Ho,” said God, “have … Continue reading

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HOW CAN I SAY THANKS

Birthday in January gives me cause to evaluate my life even more than the New Year does.  New Year is for everybody; January 24 is for me. Last night I prepared a blog for today in which I recount highlights … Continue reading

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DO I HAVE A PURPOSE?

LET ME INTRODUCE TO TOM AND KAREN In yesterday’s post I made the claim that God’s purposes in our lives change but he has a purpose for each of his children regardless of our circumstances. Today I want to introduce … Continue reading

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SEVENTY – OKAY SO FAR, BUT EIGHTY?

WILL I STILL FEEL LIKE THIS WHEN I’M EIGHTY? I’ve been reading a journal  in which I wrote in 1998.  So at that time I would have been 73-74, ten years ago. January 8th that year I read a selection … Continue reading

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