Category Archives: forgiveness

Blessings from Above

This week I was reading about the time when Jesus got into Simon Peter’s boat and asked Simon to push out from the shore so He could preach to the large crowd gathering there.  Simon had fished all night and … Continue reading

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A Fresh Start

I saw the movie “A dog’s life” the other day.  I enjoyed it.  It wasn’t quite as sad as “Old Yeller” or “My dog Skip.”  When I watched “My Dog Skip” I was at home by myself.  I cried like … Continue reading

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He Knows Our Frame

One of my favorite Bible verses and one that I share quite frequently is Psalm 103:14. It is a psalm in which David is reminding himself of all the blessings he receives from God. It can be helpful to make … Continue reading

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He Looks for Us

Marta and I went for a walk on Saturday morning. About halfway through, our walk was interrupted by distant shouts of “I see ‘em. I see em!” I looked up to see two little blondies turn the corner of the … Continue reading

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Best Substitute Ever

I got suckered into playing “monkey in the middle” with the granddaughters and one of their friends. Turns out that Papaw is almost always the monkey in the middle. I think it is part of the job description that falls … Continue reading

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How Do People Know You? What’s Your Nickname?

The granddaughters came over today and I asked them what they have been doing for spring break. Avery ran through a list of typical activities that you would expect a 6 year old and her 4 year old sister to … Continue reading

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I Confess

I confess…I burned the sausage.  And not just a little, I burned it real good – or real bad depending on how you look at it.  The grandkids were over and I got suckered into a couple of games of … Continue reading

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