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Friends: God’s Way of Taking Care of Us

Our Words for the week come from an urban legend reported to having been written by a Metro Denver hospice physician I was driving home from a meeting this evening about five, stuck in traffic on Colorado Boulevard when the … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: The Return of the King

Our reflection this week is from Darrin Compagner. He who was seated on the throne said, “Behold, I am making everything new!” — Revelation 21:5 In December 2003 the long-awaited third installment of The Lord of the Rings movies was released in theaters. … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Gratitude

Confession time. I was at a loss for this week’s prompt — GRATITUDE. I just couldn’t think of anything new to say. Oh, there is plenty say, but somehow every time I set the timer and glanced at the words, … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks in 2020

Thanksgiving 2020. Those words seem like an oxymoron. This has certainly been a strange year. When you look around, you might sense there is less to be thankful about than usual as we approach the close of 2020 with anticipation. … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Smiles

One of the misconceptions about being a Christian is non-Christians think we don’t know how to have fun or have a sense of humor. Trust me, if the Big Guy can have a sense of humor when it comes to … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving

Our timely Words for the Week are from Charles R. Swindoll in his book, Growing Strong in the Seasons of Life. I recall, as a little barefoot boy with a cowlick of snow-white hair on my forehead, standing erect in … Continue reading

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An Open, Generous Heart

Be generous and willing to share. — 1 Timothy 6:18 After Vicki’s old car broke down with no option for repair, she started scraping together money for another vehicle. Chris, a frequent customer of the restaurant where Vicki works at … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Grief

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 fiveminutefriday.com, read the remarkable stories from other writers in … Continue reading

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Another Birthday

I know there is no time in eternity, but I  have to say, you haven’t aged a day, Sweetheart. You’re even more beautiful today than ever. Tomorrow is actually you’re birthday, but I couldn’t resist making my usual remark — … Continue reading

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For the Kids

I’ve been blessed. My five children have blessed me with 18 grandchildren, who in turn have blessed me with four great-granddaughters. That’s a lot of little ones floating around. Keeping track of them all is, well, challenging. Most of the … Continue reading

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