Tag Archives: Inspiration

WHAT’S ON THE OTHER SIDE?

Your hand created all that is, it’s right before our eyes, You breathed the breath of life in us, the earth, the sea and skies, Every tiny cell and atom, lay in your strong control, You crafted each and every … Continue reading

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AGING WITH GRACE

As we grow older, we’ve developed so many layers that our skin naturally becomes thick and hardened.  Each day we encounter something that causes us to falter, to waiver, to hurt and to give up.  We build a shield of protection around ourselves … Continue reading

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WHY PRAY?

I’ve never had too much of a problem writing down my thoughts. I guess this is the way I can express myself without actually speaking the words. As I grow older, the words I speak get garbled or I use … Continue reading

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FINDING PEACE

When life engulfs you with anger and rage – when you struggle with fear and temptation, Turn your mind to the glory of God’s written page – He will heal you and give you salvation. Though your days seem relentless, your nights never … Continue reading

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HUMP DAY HUMOR

Wednesdays have been labeled, “Hump Day” since the 1950s. The middle day of the work week gives the employee hope for an end of it, and the promise of a weekend filled with rest and recreation. Unfortunately, the weekend is … Continue reading

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WHAT’S YOUR REALITY?

I think it’s time for a reality show that actually shows normal people, living ordinary lives, going through difficulties, joys, fun times, death, pain, grief. Thus it would be the life of moi and probably a lot of other people … Continue reading

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NEVER UNDERESTIMATE YOUR WORTH

There are so many times in life that we feel inadequate or unintelligent. I could tell you that everyone goes through these feelings, but that isn’t going to solve the problem of a poor self-image. I guess time will heal … Continue reading

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MOTHERHOOD REALITY

Mother’s Day has come and gone, but I’m concerned about how much parenting has changed over my lifetime. I’ve seen women go through a time of total submission to complete domination in the course of only some fifty years. They … 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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WELLNESS CHECK

I am at the age where a “wellness check” is filed with questions like, “do you feel safe at home?” or “look at these three words and I’ll ask you to remember them at the end of the exam.” I … Continue reading

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DYING WITH THEIR BOOTS ON

I love the movie, “Second Hand Lions,” with Michael Caine, Robert Duvall and Haley Joel Osment. It’s about two old codgers who won’t give up on life, even though they’re reaching that point in their existence. They use their own … Continue reading

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HE LEADS ME BY STILL WATERS

Though fears assail and haunt me, my Jesus will be there, He knows my every weakness, He feels my every care, Through valleys dark He leads me, He’s always at my side, To waters still He guides me, refreshment He’ll provide, … Continue reading

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PREPARING FOR THE BATTLE

The father of our country, George Washington, was right in his quote, “In time of peace, prepare for war.” Our heavenly Father wants us to be ready for the battles we face too. Every day is a battle in some … Continue reading

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HE SPEAKS AND THE EARTH MELTS

“The mountains quake before him; the hills melt; the earth heaves before him, the world and all who dwell in it.”  Nahum 1:5 Through all our perils, fears and woes, the Lord is there to guide us, He runs to … Continue reading

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ON THE WATERFRONT

Reflections of a summer day, the range of many hues, The gentle breeze on mirrored lakes, the reds, yellows and blues, The sailboats take their daily cruise, the colors quickly change, While God remains in heavenly skies, the seasons to … Continue reading

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WHERE EVER I GO, HE IS THERE

When answers to questions are hard to find, We struggle within and our minds go blind, We try as we will to figure it out, We fret and we worry, we cry and pout, We try to do what is out … Continue reading

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ARE THESE THE GOOD OLD DAYS?

Our country’s short history has seen some amazing accomplishments.  When you think about how quickly technology has advanced in just the past 30 years, it’s astounding.  Most kids don’t even know what a cassette player is, or the mention of … Continue reading

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LIFE LINES

(This pencil drawing lives on our living room wall. It is one of my favorites works of Pauls art. The detail in every inch is like the patchwork of our lives. It has won awards.) Each line is like a … Continue reading

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SATURDAY SERENITY

Chaos, turbulence, indecisiveness Stilled with One calming voice. Turning rolling seas into calm glass, Raising life from the frozen ground. One voice calls and all creation listens. His voice is in the wind, the rain, the sound of a child’s … Continue reading

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FULFILLING OUR PURPOSE

Why was I born? Why am I living?What do I get? What am I giving?Why do I want a thing, I darent hope for?What can I hope for? I wish I knew.Why do I try to draw you near me?Why … Continue reading

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