Category Archives: America

BEING EXCLUSIVE SHOULD BE INCLUSIVE

Being a Christian is not being part of an exclusive group of people who have received favor from God. Jesus tells us that His kingdom is in heaven, but His mission on earth was to redeem those who were lostTOn … Continue reading

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TRANSFORMATION

The idea of transformation is tough for most of us. We feel comfortable in our own skin. Change isn’t easy. In fact, many of us are satisfied to live the same every day, without ever taking chances, risks or any … Continue reading

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TGIMITAW – THANK GOD I MADE IT THROUGH ANOTHER WEEK!

In my younger days the thought of Friday always conjured ideas of having some time for fun, relaxation and spontaneous activity. In other words, I had two days of time when I could sleep late if I wanted to, not … Continue reading

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GOING TO EXTREMES

Insanitybytes had a great post about the Oprah Winfrey interview with the ex-royals today. It’s called, “God Save the Queen.” Check it out. I commented that her words rang true as to what might be wrong in our country today. … Continue reading

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CRAZY HOLIDAYS

Today is March 9th, which also happens to be False Teeth Day. I really get a kick out of the many holidays available to celebrate. Who thinks these up anyway and why would a day be set aside for fake … Continue reading

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THANK HEAVENS FOR LITTLE GIRLS

I only had one sibling – a sister. My mother came from a family of five girls before three sons arrived. I was fortunate to have two daughters of my own and am blessed to have one granddaughter. Girls are … Continue reading

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I GOT SHOT

I grew up in a day and age when vaccinations were commonplace. Before we entered school we were already immunized against small pox, DPT and later Polio, Measles and Mumps. For a while there, I was a pin cushion. When … Continue reading

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ALL THINGS LIVING

When my now 25 year old grandson was about three, he created his first book. He loved listening to his grandpa talk about nature and would often search under rocks to observe the insects. Because he started learning about the … Continue reading

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IT’S GONNA BE A GREAT DAY!

When you reach the winter of life, every day is a gift. Even in times of crisis, in days of distress, mourning, loss, anger, there is good in each of them. Being in the season of Lent, we are to … Continue reading

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YOU HAVE SUCH A FEBRUARY FACE

February in Minnesota, usually conjures up what is commonly known as “Cabin Fever.” Since we went into lockdown almost a year ago, this February is just more of the same. Cabin fever has been the norm for most of us … Continue reading

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WHO CAN CHANGE THE CLIMATE?

In the book of Job, chapter 26 the suffering man Job speaks about the way God appears in nature and the power He controls, summing it all up in verse 14,“Behold, these are but the outskirts of His ways, and … Continue reading

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DEJA VUE ALL OVER AGAIN

I don’t know about the rest of you, but Ground Hog Day has become the norm for the past year. You wake up, same time every day, go to the bathroom mirror and see the same face, brush the same … Continue reading

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FINDING COMMON GROUND

Today we’ll see our 46th president of the United States of America sworn in, along with the first female Vice President in our history. Speeches will be spoken, opinions stated and hopefully a peaceful transition will take place. Our nation … Continue reading

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FORGET ABOUT IT!

Fear is mentioned many times in the Bible. The phrase, “Do not be afraid” was spoken, when God’s angels announced the birth of the Savior to shepherds. The Psalms are loaded with references to fear in King David’s prayers. The … Continue reading

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SLOW TO ANGER

Anger is a powerful emotion. Not only can it be harmful to the person on the receiving end, but also to the one administering it. We seem to be on a road to self destruction when we see that fuse … Continue reading

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SEARCHING FOR BLESSINGS

We’re living in a time of humongous things – huge issues – gigantic problems – overwhelming health concerns – political unrest and division. How on earth can we see any good in our world today? There are times I’d rather … Continue reading

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FILL ME UP, LORD

There is a story about a professor who used a large jar to make a point in his classroom. He filled the jar with rocks and asked his students if they felt the jar was full. When they replied that … Continue reading

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TOO MUCH EXCESS BAGGAGE

There are days in my life when worry overtakes me. I often wonder why it’s so much a part of who I am. You could say, I’m the typical Jewish mother – even though I’m not Jewish. Jesus was, however … Continue reading

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SHAKE IT OFF AND STEP UP

I’ve always loved stories with a moral – parables like Jesus told and those of philosophical folks who have experienced life to the max. The story of the farmer’s donkey may be familiar to most of you, but I didn’t … Continue reading

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PAID IN FULL

Wouldn’t it be nice to have all of your debts cancelled? Today you receive notification that every debt you’ve ever incurred up until now has been paid in full. No more student loans. No more car or mortgage payments. You … Continue reading

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