Category Archives: Christian Devotions and Reflection

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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AUTUMN

THE BIG MAPLE TREE ACROSS THE STREET IS SAYING GOODBYE TO SUMMER AND ME The smells of summer still hang in the air, The potent fragrance of fertile soil, The aroma of a bonfire after dark to smoke out the mosquitoes, The … Continue reading

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TECHNOLOGY ADDICT

Hi, my name is Kathy and I’m a technoholic.  I never thought I would have to admit this.  Thought I could keep it hidden from the rest of the world, but the truth has finally hit me.  I’ve decided to … Continue reading

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THIS LIGHT OF MINE

Yesterday we celebrated Pentecost Sunday – a day where the Holy Spirit made one of His miraculous appearances in a very dramatic way.  As the words to hymn and special music were sung, I could almost imagine what happened on that … Continue reading

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