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WHEN SHOULD I RETIRE?

I didn’t really begin a career until thirty some years ago, when my children were in high school.  During that time, they were attending a school that didn’t have a drama department and since I always enjoyed that part of my … Continue reading

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THE VOICE OF GOD

It must have been wonderful to communicate directly with God as did men of ancient times.  Though they couldn’t see Him, they were given the benefit of His spoken word.  The truth is we still have the ability to communicate … Continue reading

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LORD GIVE ME PATIENCE – RIGHT NOW!

I have always hated tests.  My friends always seemed to whiz through them in school, but I struggled – struggled the point of getting blinding migraine headaches and becoming physically sick.  When I took my driving exam, I remember gripping … Continue reading

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THE MASTER GARDENER

You are the Master Gardener, you tend to all my needs, With water you refresh me.  With love you plant the seeds. You take away the grip of ugliness and sin, You’ve given me a second chance – a new life … Continue reading

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SHEPHERD OF MY HEART

In ancient times tending a flock of sheep was considered a necessary part of society.  Sheep were important for their milk, their fleece and their meat.  Being a shepherd was often delegated to the youngest male in a clan instead … Continue reading

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A WOMAN THAT FEARS THE LORD

Her children rise up and call her blessed;    her husband also, and he praises her:  Proverbs 31:28 My mother, like most, was an amazing woman.  She always saw the best in both of her children.  She was a beautiful woman and … Continue reading

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My Dad’s Mom

My paternal grandmother was a city lady.  She was a beautiful woman with black hair and the darkest black eyes I’ve ever seen.  She lived with our family when I was just a child, but than moved to her own apartment … Continue reading

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GOD ALWAYS KEEPS HIS PROMISES

Poor old Noah had to be the laughing-stock of his time. Here was a guy who claimed that he had a private conversation with God and that he was instructed to build a sailing vessel that would house two of … Continue reading

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A COCKEYED OPTIMIST

“Life is a train of moods like a string of beads, and, as we pass through them, they prove to be many-colored lenses which paint the world their own hue, and each shows only what lies in its focus.”  Ralph … Continue reading

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No more sorrow

When you look at most Christians on Good Friday, their faces may seem serious and downright full of anguish. There’s a reason for that. It isn’t only because of our remorse over Jesus’ suffering and death, but also a sadness … Continue reading

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