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THE LAST WINTER

Mother told us at Thanksgiving, ’93 that she was sick; at Christmas she said she had cancer. She died in the Spring ’94. This apparently is the last painting she worked on. Did she begin her last winter and find … Continue reading

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AMY’S PAINTINGS

My mother had shown an interest in drawing portraits as a young married woman. I have a few hand drawing from those years, but she put them aside for family’s sake until after we were are all gone, and my … Continue reading

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‘TIS A GLORIOUS CHURCH

‘TIS A GLORIOUS CHURCH (Eph 5:27) Remember I promised some chocolate candy with the bitter pills. Here is a glimpse of the glorious church. A van full of people got up at five o’clock to go to Teen Challenge for … Continue reading

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WRAPPING UP

SUBTITLE: TELLING THE TRUTH IS THE LOVING THING, 5 Maybe I can wrap up this “sign of Jesus return” topic today with pointing out these signs: Increased knowledge (Dan 12:4); falling away (2 Thes 2:3); lukewarm (Rev 3:16); rich and … Continue reading

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY, GRANDMA

The theme was “Life in the Thirties” the decade of Grandma’s birth. How to go about it? What provides the ambience? Old lamps, of course! Have some menus patterned after old school books. Reading them will be homework. Will Grandma … Continue reading

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GREED

SUBTITLE: TELLING THE TRUTH IS THE LOVING THING, 4 2 Peter 2:1-3 “…In their greed these (false) teachers will exploit you with stories they have made up.” Of course our minds are immediately drawn to the extravagant TV preachers who … Continue reading

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DOCTRINE OF DEVILS

SUBTITLE: TELLING THE TRUTH IS THE LOVING THING, 3 Looking further in Ist Tim.4:1 in the latter times some will follow the doctrine of devils. NIV “…some will abandon the faith and follow deceiving spirits and things taught by demons.” … Continue reading

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GOD’S PAINT BRUSH

The palette above is presented by mindovermiserysmanagerie for a Sunday prompt. Tourmaline’s “Color Your World” calls for Mango Tango They should do well together. A stroll around my house shows some evidence of Mango Tango. First a pretty lapel pin … Continue reading

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POLITICAL AND SPIRITUAL SIGNS

SUBTITLE: TELLING THE TRUTH IS THE LOVING THING, 2 Jesus scolded the Pharisees and Sadducees because they asked for a sign (Matthew 16:1), then he immediately indicated they should be able to interpret the signs of the times. Many of … Continue reading

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TELLING THE TRUTH IS THE LOVING THING

A story is told of a church who voted their preacher out because he preached too much on hell. They got a new preacher who preached even more on hell. They dearly loved Preacher 2 and kept him for many … Continue reading

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