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IN THE END, WHAT MATTERS?

AMY RODGERS VENTER (The following selection is from a post to Facebook, 2013) A few years ago, I started a speech off like this: Today I want to talk to you about my mom, Amy Rodgers Venter, and how her … Continue reading

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WORDS UNSPOKEN

  With fire in her eyes, Silent words were sufficient To express her ire! ************* Hello, Bloggers.  Just to let you know I’m alive and kicking, just no blogging time due to “stuff.”  You know how it gets sometimes.  I’m … 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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LOVE-O-METER

If people were equipped with a love-o-meter, perhaps growing on top of their shoulder where all could see, what might be their love range score? If you are normal right now, you are probably saying, “What is she talking about?” … Continue reading

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THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE BEND

I hear the chatter, laughter, and songs of my family. just around the bend.  I was born into a bunch of achievers.  Fast hikers, curious explorers, rock hounds, and geographical  buffs.  They bait me.  “If you love us, you’ll come … Continue reading

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WANTED POSTER

The sweater sleeve reminded me of the poster in the train station, “Mother wanted for Child Abandonment.” It was the same pattern as on the woman in the poster. Curious, I leaned forward to see what she was reading. Headline “Mother … Continue reading

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THEY ARE PEOPLE

Wild party next door. The police are on the beat I rest, trusting them. ****************** I know some police like to show their power; some are moody or short tempered; some are too quick to make drastic decisions; some are … Continue reading

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READING THE RED LETTERS

RED LETTER TIME AGAIN – Can we really live according to Matthew 5:40? “And if someone wants to sue you and take your tunic, let him have your cloak as well. If someone forces you to go one mile, go … Continue reading

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HEY, WAIT UP, I WANT TO TELL YOU ABOU……

I saw on Face Book that a group of mothers signed a petition to ask one of their friends to dry up about the daily/hourly achievements of her infant daughter. Well, if you think mothers are bad, you should just … Continue reading

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