Category Archives: Christian Devotions and Reflection

ROCK SOLID

Your hand reaches down and touches the vastness of creation, Within your hand is the power to carve into mountains and establish flowage for the water, There is power in the sound of your voice, Majesty and steadfastness, With one word … Continue reading

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TEN STEPS TO BEING A GOOD DAD

There are many experts on fatherhood and the best ways to approach the job, but it seems to me that God gives us all the answers we need in His Word. Parenting is mentioned countless times in this book and the … Continue reading

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LITTLE SINS

Dawn Jones at INSPIRATION with an ATTITUDE had an interesting post today about tolerance.  It got me to thinking how the devil works and what he’s done slowly sifting through humanity with his minions.  His ideology would seem to be spreading … Continue reading

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WHEN TEARS FALL

My best friend is facing her final journey.  I’m writing this post with her permission, so that it may help others who are going through the same thing. Life is so fragile, so tentative, but really a time of grace … Continue reading

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THE WINTER THAT NEVER ENDS

The sun sprinkles a handful of fairy dust upon clinging icicles. Each one hangs on for dear life hoping that tomorrow the thermometer allows them to dwindle a bit, but in reality each day only adds to their girth. That … Continue reading

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THE MOTHER OF HUMANITY

This series pertains to Jesus’ lineage and the women who played a part in it.  I do not claim to be a theologian, but as a dramatist and writer I believe that the Bible is full of stories about average and … Continue reading

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ANGEL OF THE LORD

Another one from last year.  Originally posted 12/15 If you’ve ever read, “The Best Christmas Pageant, Ever!” by Barbara Robinson, you’ll remember how the nativity was portrayed by the five Herdman children –  the worst kids in town.  The only … Continue reading

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THE OLD IRON BEAST

This time of year conjures up all kinds of memories of years gone by. I especially remember the warmth of my grandparents’ kitchen. That room, though nothing spectacular, had as its centerpiece an old potbellied, cast iron stove. The smell … Continue reading

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WHEN YOU CAN’T BE QUIET

“Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.” Plato There are times when you can’t be quiet.  I believe Martin Luther had no intention of stirring up such a controversy, but he found himself … Continue reading

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY, CHARLIE BROWN

A revised post from 10/2/14 It’s Charlie Brown’s 64th birthday today.  In 1950 he made his first appearance as a cartoon character.  Just think – he can now collect Social Security and start living the dream like all the rest of us Baby … Continue reading

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