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PEACE not PANIC

  I posted this three years ago.  I believe it bears repeating.   The very fact that God revealed himself as Jehovah-shalom (the God of Peace) indicates that his plan is to be with one in trouble instead of insulating … Continue reading

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JUST A HOLY DAY – NOT A HOLIDAY

 Splintered fragments from my day. RRRing.  Answering phone.  Hello.  Want the girls today?  Sure send them over. Running with hugs.  Using water bottle to squirt water.  Chasing yellow butterfly. Enters house.  Soaking feet.  Painting toenails.  Turned over nail polish.  Cotton … Continue reading

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FLASHBACK FIFTIES

Favored (Nineteen)50’s – Flirting, Finding, Falling, Fulfilling Fantasy Fluent Fifty – Looking like a Fox News Anchor :D, Bills paid, Top of Career, House built, Kids independent!  (Okay, I was lying about looking like a Fox lady.) Fabulous Feat, 50th … Continue reading

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POOR? NOT ME!

“I only worked one day last week and Mrs. A. called me yesterday and said she didn’t need me this week either.  So I guess you are going to have to order me some shoes and some underclothes.  I am … Continue reading

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AN OCTOGENARIAN’S DAY

Have you ever thought, “This might not be good for me, but who wants to live to be old anyway?” The following is a copy of a comment I made yesterday to Kimberly to a post she had written about octogenarians, in … Continue reading

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‘TWEEN GOD AND ME – Scripture

In the following incident, I did not hear words but God gave me guidance by way of scriptures.  As I have said before, scripture is the most basic and valid of all God’s ways to speak to us.  Even knowing … Continue reading

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GOD SPEAKS – But What If I’m Wrong

What if I think God has spoken to me but I am wrong?  My answer is that in most cases – if it does not conflict with the Bible – go ahead and move on it.  For instance, if you … Continue reading

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GOD SPEAKS, Part 2

Today I am recapping some issues relating to my ‘Tween God and Me posts.  My purpose for these posts is to point to Jesus as our Greatest Friend, to God as our Greatest Father, to the Holy Spirit as our … Continue reading

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GOD SPEAKS

Jeremiah 10:5  Like a scarecrow in a melon patch, their idols cannot speak…    Habakkuk 2:18  (a man) makes idols that cannot speak.       Psalm 135:16   they have mouths but cannot speak           … Continue reading

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COAL OIL LAMP

(This picture shows a coal oil lamp with a card inserted behind one “prong” of the wick burner.  It will help to explain what mother meant when she told about putting a card at the side of the globe.  It … Continue reading

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