Tag Archives: God’s will

NOT MY WILL

“Lord, please make it easy for (…fill in the blank…) to happen. In the name of Jesus I ask and thank you.” How simple! Just give me my way! How many times have I prayed for something that is not … Continue reading

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THE PATH NOT TAKEN

About 1950, daddy made a deposit on a chicken farm in Oregon. When we returned to our farm in SE Colorado, mother became ill and could not move. Daddy lost the deposit. How would I be different if we had … Continue reading

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CLAREMORE HOUSE

In 1982 when Sammy and I moved from Okla. City to Claremore, my heart had not quit being a primary school teacher. I left teaching first/second grade to teaching the reading lab in a junior high school. I carried a … Continue reading

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WORDS ARE NOT ENOUGH

I’m not going to try to give all the scriptures that support the importance of positive words. One example: Proverbs 18:21 says “Death and life are in the power of the tongue.” One does not need to be a Christian to know how healing and motivating … Continue reading

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I’M NOT FINISHED

Admiring a painting in process, I was distressed as the artist suddenly chose a different color and brush and “ruined” the art that I had seen.  My eye was seeing the product as having been completed.  Her aim was to … Continue reading

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TAKE HEART FOR TODAY

Dear Blogging Friends: Many of you have read statements I have made about feeling like blogging is a special ministry given to me by God after a major physical battle during which I basically had to quite everything I had … Continue reading

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LET US PRAY

This morning  I decided that instead of my regular Bible reading, I would check my e-mail to see if a blogger had something particularly inspirational to say to me.  I opened my e-mail on the kindle and there first was … Continue reading

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FELLOW CHRISTIAN BLOGGERS

Mary Lathbury, composer of the hymn “Break Thou the Bread of Life,” said of her own talent, that God said to her “Remember, my child, that you have a gift of weaving fancies into verse and a gift with the … Continue reading

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MY CUP IS FULL AND RUNNING OVER

Kid’s song from my past says:  “Running over, running over;  my cup is full and running over.  Since the Lord saved me, I’m as happy as can be; my cup is full and running over.”  By it, children were taught that … Continue reading

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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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