Category Archives: encouragement

The eye of a needle

I try to share my words from the other side of the pulpit. Here are today’s nuggets. May these words of my mouth and this meditation of my heart be pleasing in your sight, LORD, my Rock and my Redeemer. … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Praise

Saturday confession time. I’m a Five Minute Friday backslider, often falling out of my Friday writing routine and into a Saturday session. But, through the grace of God and the indulgence of my fellow Five Minute Friday contributors, I know … Continue reading

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I Need a Hug … A Sonni Hug

Don’t ever doubt there are angels among us. I know that fact from personal experience. I’ve seen it all my life. I’ve had people pop into — and unfortunately — out of my life just when I needed an extra … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Share

Here’s this week’s installment of Five Minute Friday. You might remember the task is to write for five minutes on a specific prompt word, post it,  share it with others at her place on Facebook at http://www.fiveminutefriday.com, read the remarkable stories … Continue reading

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Wisdom From a Father

One of the things I’ve learned since publishing Heaven Shining Through is one time is not enough. If you want credibility as a writer, you need a collection of work. Enter phase two. I will be publishing a second book … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday –Potential

Here’s this week’s installment of Five Minute Friday. You might remember the task is to write for five minutes on a specific prompt word. The initiative was started by Lisa-Jo Baker  who thought about writing and how often our perfectionism … Continue reading

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Christopher Robin

What separates Winnie the Pooh, Tigger, Eeyore, Piglet, Kanga, Roo, Rabbit and Owl from Puff the Magic Dragon? The first eight found Christopher Robin but Jackie Paper just grew up. Actually, Christopher Robin (Ewan McGregor) grew up, too, but Pooh … Continue reading

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