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Men, men, what would I do without them? I am blessed with many good men in my life: Sons, Grand-sons, Brother, Brothers-in-law, Nephews, Pastor, and Friends – And most of all, my husband, Sammy. Without him —- Instead of picking … Continue reading

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Today I saw this following exchange on Face Book.  (Names changed and my paraphrasing.) Elise:  “Pray for me.  I’m going for a job interview.  First I’ve had for eight years.” Response from Janice:  “You can do it.  I just had … Continue reading

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Much heaven in my earthly life. **************** Thanks, Shweta, for the six word challenge, Prompt word:  Heaven https://thesoulsearchersite.wordpress.com/category/six-word-stories/

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Written by Grandma in 1934, Denver, CO.  July 25th – I was five months old.  I guess this was my mother’s grandma.  The people she mentions are my great grandparents and their siblings.  She is writing to family in Kansas.  … Continue reading

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The crush, the victory and the passion displayed by Christ’s death on the cross is heavy on me this morning. Charles Dickens:  “Bearing his Cross, upon his shoulder, like the commonest and most wicked criminal, our blessed Saviour, Jesus Christ, … Continue reading

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Being grateful before griping

I can see.  Surgery was successful.  Daughter-in-law, sister, and husband have kindly shown me eye drops don’t hurt!  Doctor and nurses are wonderfully sweet, comforting and knowledgeable.  granddaughter came and left cake while I was gone.  Carl and Vicky came. … Continue reading

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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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CELEBRATING FREEDOM, FAITH, FAMILY, FRIENDS, FOOD, FUN, FINANCES!  ALL THESE I HAVE BECAUSE OF OTHERS’  SKILLS, LOVE, AND SACRIFICE! Some young, some old; Some cautious, some bold. Some are students, generally smart; Some are skilled in mechanical arts.   Some … Continue reading

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My Blogging Friends, we have some things in common to be thankful for: The ability to read The ability to spell and write coherent sentences Discretionary funds which allow the equipment necessary for social media Physical strength, health, and mobility … Continue reading

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 Numbers 29:2 and others scriptures say that burnt offerings are a pleasing aroma to God.  These scriptures have troubled me in the past.  I would think, “Why, God, would you like the smell of sacrifices being burned?”  I believe I have one answer.  Let’s … Continue reading

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