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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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TRY SALTY TALK

  “Salty talk” is not descriptive of cultured language.  In fact it borders on indelicacy or impropriety – sometimes it is indecent.  Why am I discussing salty talk?  Because of Matthew 5:13 where Jesus tells his followers, “You are the … 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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MY COAT STORY REVISITED

(Follow-up from yesterday, ‘Tween God and Me – Coat) “Oh, God will give back to you a much better coat,” said a friend steeped in the faith of a seed-planting “it will return to you 30, 60, or 100 percent” … Continue reading

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‘TWEEN GOD AND ME – Coat

“Ooh, she looks cold,” I thought as I drove past the girl sitting on the bus bench at La Quinta Motel.  “Yes,” I heard in my head, “Go back and give her your coat.”  I kept driving.  The words stuck.  … Continue reading

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A CHOSEN CHILD

Wasn’t much more than a shack In shimmering chartreuse trees. Comfort and furniture were cut back. But love was common as the breeze. . I wasn’t born to this home. Where someone watched over me These folks raised me as … Continue reading

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SHOW THEM CHRIST

I was awakened this morning by a telemarketer calling before 8:00.  I was cross.  I told this “Windows technician” that I did not appreciate his waking me up.  Then I hung up.  Upon appraising my actions, I had to admit … Continue reading

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SHOW LESS OF ME, MORE OF CHRIST

This picture of Ashlyn was taken three  years ago.  I love her expressions that often look like she in on a big secret.  What an honored place to be! Jesus said, “I have called you friends, for everything that I … Continue reading

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WHAT’S YOUR PRICE (Part 5)

DIAMOND IN THE ROUGH For a few days I’ve been talking about what one will “sell out” for. Let me change the thought to what will one “hold out” for. I saw a beautiful blonde on a talk show.. She … Continue reading

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WHAT’S YOUR PRICE (Part 3)

Let me tell a story on myself. You can tell it was a long time ago – tank full of gas for under $20! As usual I was in a hurry. I had to get to where I was going … Continue reading

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