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CELEBRATING WORKERS

  “The Lord God took the man and put him in the garden of Eden to work it and keep it.”    Genesis 2:15 Since the beginning of time, part of God’s plan was for his creatures to have a … Continue reading

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SUMMER – ENDINGS & NEW BEGINNINGS

The smells of summer still hang in the air. The potent fragrance of fertile soil. The aroma of a bonfire after dark to whisk away the mosquitoes. The blooming roses cast their lovely scent as they cling to life, knowing … Continue reading

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THROW BACK THURSDAY

Almost six years ago, we were in the throes of looking for a new house. Time was running out and we felt like we’d never find our next dwelling place. Memories of another time, when our world caved in. It … Continue reading

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MY WORLD FILLED WITH CRITTERS

We have a new squirrel to add to the mix of critters that come to visit each day. As with most of our visitors, we gave this one a name. He’s now referred to as Jake – from State Farm. … Continue reading

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PHOTOGRAPHIC MEMORIES

Dust covers the now stagnant and aging photo albums on my coffee table.  My youngest daughter still loves searching through those picture books – hoping to find memories of her own childhood. When it became easier to put them on … Continue reading

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PRESS ON

We go through many changes in our short existence.  When we’re born, we struggle from the safety of our mom’s womb into an unknown and difficult world.  We take our first steps as a leap of faith.  We grow into … Continue reading

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END OF YEAR – FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Today’s post is a rerun from 2013. Almost 9 years ago the word tolerance was becoming somewhat of a buzz word. I wonder when apathy with follow or has it done so already? Tolerance – The dictionary defines the word … Continue reading

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WHAT SEASON ARE YOU IN?

I am fortunate enough to live in a state that demonstrates exactly what all four seasons are all about. Our winters are long, but filled with glistening snow, ice and cold air. The sound of snow plows fills the air … Continue reading

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GET OVER YOURSELF

The image I’m showing today has nothing to do with the topic of this post. I just had to chuckle and share it with you, because I sometimes need reminders of the important things in life. Laughter is always beneficial … Continue reading

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A RETURN TO NORMALCY?

The lockdowns are over. People are coming out of the security of their caves and joining the rest of the human race. Restaurants are up and running. County and state fairs will be open this summer. Festivals abound. Art shows, … Continue reading

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SELF REFLECTION

It isn’t a matter of taking sides in a situation. We must first look at ourselves – our own mistakes and misconceptions – our flaws and voices that speak without thinking first. This week has been one of great ups … Continue reading

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WITH LIBERTY AND JUSTICE FOR ALL

  The only justice for a life of sin is death.  Every person that walks the earth is guilty no matter how good they may appear.  We have all been judged by God and fallen short of His expectations. When I … Continue reading

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WHEN NOTHING MAKES SENSE

My dreams are often full of creativity and unusual thoughts which don’t usually manifest themselves in my daily life.  Sometimes they become part of a play or story I’m writing.  I had a whopper a while ago and I think even Joseph, the … Continue reading

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IT’S SO SIMPLE

There is no doubt our world has gone mad.  We see one thing after another that shocks, disables and paralyzes us.  We could get wrapped up in the negativity.  We might go on a rampage and start sputtering words of … Continue reading

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THE EMPTY CHURCH

Three generations of our family eight years ago.  Taken at the front of our church in Minneapolis. The thought of not celebrating Easter in church is almost impossible for me to imagine, but this year will be a first for … Continue reading

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THE KINGDOM OURS REMAINETH

The Christian church is under attack, just as it always has been. The Word of God is  challenged daily and rewritten for man’s advantage. When God inspired His human scribes to pen the words He wanted the world to know, … Continue reading

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WHEN YOU CAN LONGER REMAIN QUIET

It was the time of the European Renaissance.  King Henry VIII would distance himself from the Catholic church in order to divorce his first wife and marry his mistress.  The church was in the throes of corruption and was selling … Continue reading

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THE FRAGILITY OF LIFE

A normal day in the life of me, usually consists of writing my daily blog at 6 AM.  A few household chores follow.  Yesterday I ventured out to do my weekly grocery shopping, which has become less than a fun task.  … Continue reading

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WHO DO WE THINK WE ARE

As we look at our world today, we see change everywhere.  People have altered their opinions about religion.  They’ve given way to political correctness to the point of zero tolerance.  We’ve seen a change in the roles of men and … Continue reading

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DON’T YOU JUST HATE LISTS?

Soon you and I will change the way we live. We will begin another diet – cut down on using electronic devices – spend more quality time with spouse or children – cut out some addictive behavior – become more … Continue reading

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