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Five Minute Friday — Hold

Ready for this week’s Five Minute Friday adventure? Five Minute Friday is, of course, and exercise where about 100 of us in the FMF community come together to independently write on a one-word prompt — this week HOLD — post … Continue reading

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Words on Wood

There are two plaques sitting on a table in my living room. Both were sent by my daughters and await a spot on the wall — when I decide which wall. Until last week, they served as hard table top … Continue reading

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Hugs from an Angel

They say angels are all around us. Most of the time they don’t show themselves. But sometimes they take a human form, usually without the wings. There is no doubt in my mind I had a very special angel make … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Breathe

It’s time for Five Minute Friday, the weekly timed keyword-themed writing challenge facilitated by Kate Motaung. Her words — and those of the others who congregate around the virtual table to share — are at  fiveminutefriday.com. Start at the community … Continue reading

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Continued Grace

Normally, Sunday means a devotional, sermon or sermonette. But this Sunday — today — marks the 12th anniversary of my wife Karen’s death, a day that impacted myself, my family, and everyone who knew her well beyond her years. She … Continue reading

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Our Father Who Art in Heaven …

As we build this community prayer platform, we ask the Lord to listen to our petitions with full confidence they not only are heard but acted upon by God according to His holy will. These requests are on my prayer … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Your

Happy Friday! Time for my Five Minute Friday contribution. Check out the amazing five minutes takes at fiveminutefriday.com by our special community of writers. I’ve been sharing snippets taken from Five Minute Friday: A Collection of Stories Written in Five … Continue reading

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The Summer of Discontent

Well,that might not be the right word. Anxiousness? Disquieting? Those may be better discriptors of the state of my world as summer fades into fall. As I wander around various social media platforms, I’ve noted just a little bit of … Continue reading

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COVID-19

I’ll be honest. I was asked to read this short treatise about the pandemic. Typically I would shy away from equating natural disasters to acts of God. But I was drawn in by the cover and wanted to see how … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Church

Happy Friday! Time for my Five Minute Friday contribution. Check out the amazing five minute takes by our special community of writers at our Five Minute Friday spot at fiveminutefriday.com. Just start at the Join the Community section, check out … Continue reading

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