Tag Archives: God

VERY SPECIAL DAY

Today is June 12th. The sky is cloudless, the air is fresh and clean. All the plans leading up to this day are in place and it’s going to be a blast. Today is our second grandson’s birthday. He has … Continue reading

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DAY BY DAY

Yesterday I visited my doctor for a yearly physical – which has extended into more like a year and a half. With the pandemic, my usual six month checkups had taken a back seat. During that time, all kinds of … Continue reading

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JUST A SKETCH OR TWO

Some time ago I tagged along with my artist husband to experience, first hand, what it’s like to paint outdoors.  Most of these excursions don’t produce final masterpieces, but are more of a study in light, shadows, feeling the environment … Continue reading

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HOW GREAT IS OUR GOD

Within the mountain’s early dawn, His majesty is seen, The skies fill up with brilliance, and glorious golden sheen, His breath is seen in morning mist, His voice through eagles’ song, His power displays in sunlit rays, He shines the whole … Continue reading

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THE NAMES OF GOD

God is very clear about His name.  Not only are we to honor it, but we should never use it in a negative way. In describing Himself through the words of the Bible, He has used words like Alpha and … Continue reading

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WHAT MIGHT HAVE BEEN – ALREADY HAS

Nostalgia is defined as a bittersweet reminder of what things were like in the past;  what we were way back when; who we spent time with and how much better our lives were. Wouldn’t it be wonderful if we could … Continue reading

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PEACEFUL CONTEMPLATION

I had no gift to offer on the morning of His birth, my voice had no great songs to sing, The gifts I could give had no possible worth? My words were not worthy to bring, He gave up His life, He suffered and … Continue reading

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BIRTH, LIFE, LIVING, DEATH, REBIRTH, ETERNITY

Growing up is one of the hardest things we’re required to do in this life. I should know. I’m still trying to do it. When we’re small children, we’re dependent on our parents to help us dress, tie our shoes, … Continue reading

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NO MORE HIDING

When days become diluted with the busyness of living, It messes with our vision, as if closing all the blinds, Our thoughts become polluted, our lives are unforgiving, Our heads become befuddled, and shadows fill our minds. The light that sweeps the darkness from our confusing state, Cannot by … Continue reading

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THE CHOSEN – SEASON TWO EPISODE 4

There are times when actions can speak much louder than words. I watched the 4th episode of “The Chosen” last night and found this to be true. The first several minutes held no dialogue whatsoever, but the story of two … Continue reading

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GOD IS MY SUPER HERO

Do we place upon a pedestal the heroes of our time?We sometimes make them idols. Do we think they are divine?When they show that they are human, they quickly tumble down.They lose that place of honor and they no more … Continue reading

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WHO IS YOUR SUPER HERO?

Well from the image I’ve chosen this morning, it would seem there are more heroes than there are those in need of them. Add to this photograph – moms & dads, police officers & fire fighters, doctors & nurses and … Continue reading

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THE RIGHT DIRECTION

William Shakespeare once said, “All the world’s a stage and all the men merely players. They have their exits and their entrances and one man plays many parts. His acts being seven.”If that’s the case, I could be nearing my … Continue reading

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LIGHT AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL

The heavy mist of morning fog, can cloud our thinking and our hope, The things that lie before us now, are lost from vision and our scope, We try so hard to fix it all, then realize we are too … Continue reading

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PERSPECTIVE

How we look at life will determine our perspective. We can’t always do that on our own. We need God at our side through every aspect of our living. When we walk with Him, we never walk alone. Our lives … Continue reading

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY, DAD!

Psalm 103:13 As a father has compassion on his children, so the LORD has compassion on those who fear him” My dad would be 101 today, but he went to heaven instead at the age of 61.  This giant of … Continue reading

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LITTLE BOYS

Yesterday I talked about little girls, so it’s only fair to give equal time to little boys. When I was pregnant with our second child, I didn’t know it would be a son. I had some apprehension about having a … Continue reading

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ALONE TIME WITH GOD

Where is the quiet place that you are longing for? Is it in those empty times when waiting to do more? Can you find contentment in the solitude of living? Or does is come in simpler ways, like doing and … Continue reading

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PERFECT LOVE

His love is like none we have ever experienced here on earth. His love is beauty beyond our wildest dreams. His love is precious, merciful, compassionate. His love is given freely without question. His love doesn’t look at our past mistakes. He … Continue reading

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FROM WHERE COMETH WISDOM

Mark Twain once said, “When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much the … Continue reading

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