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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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Preface, Introduction or Foreword

I was recently asked what a Preface was and whether it was the same as an Introduction or Foreword. The answer to the latter part of the question is a resounding No! The three, while preceding your manuscript, serve different … 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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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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Dog Nap

I thought I would share this oldie but goodie as today’s Words for the Week. An older, tired-looking dog wandered into a woman’s yard. She could tell from his collar and well-fed belly he had a home and was well … Continue reading

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Christ, the Light of the World

I am the light of the world. He who follows me shall not walk in darkness, but have the light of life. — John 8:12 In [Christ] was life, and that life was the light of men. The light shines … Continue reading

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Silence Fosters Awe

Today’s reflection is from Arthur O. Roberts based on the reading from Zechariah 2:1-5, 10-13 Verse 13 of the Bible reading is the crux of our text. Be still before the LORD, all mankind, because He has roused Himself from … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Ahead

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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