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My First Haiku

The triple degree temperatures in Central Texas have inspired me to write my first haiku: Summer sun shining Scorching more than just the lawn Autumn needs to fall.  

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Friends that Don’t Go Places

Friends that Don’t Go Places (to the tune of Garth Brooks’ “Friends in Low Places”) You can tell by our roots We still telecommute And yes, we do our own hair. Meeting on Zoom, Alone in our room, I wear … Continue reading

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Quiet Time

I hope that you were able to spend some time alone with God in prayer and in His word this week.  For me, I find that I have to really guard my quiet time because if I do not, something … Continue reading

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Lessons I Have Learned from My Dogs

Our household isn’t as full now as it has been over the years.  Although the kids and grandkids live pretty close by, most days it’s just the wife and me in the house.  And the dogs.  I’ve had more time … Continue reading

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Great is Thy Faithfulness

There is a wonderful hymn called “Great is Thy Faithfulness” which is a beautiful song to sing, to hear and to use to worship our God who is indeed great in His faithfulness. That song has been on my mind … Continue reading

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Good Friends – Should I Confront a Brother?

Good friends are like good sisters…they know when to hold you up and they know when to hold you back.                I love my granddaughters.  The girls may be two years apart in age but … Continue reading

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Growing Weaker But Growing Stronger

On Monday nights I have been volunteering at a local nursing with some other members of our church.  I try to make the rounds, talk to the residents and see if they have any special needs or prayer requests.  The … Continue reading

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Need Some Pleasant Words?

I am continuing to do well in my studies and am halfway through my first 8 week term during this summer session.  I have received some grades on a couple of different papers that I have written for the two … Continue reading

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Feeding the Flock

“I will feed My flock and I will lead them to rest,” declares the Lord GOD.  Eze. 34:15 On Sunday my daughter and her family came over.  I ended up babysitting the two year old while everybody else went shopping.  … Continue reading

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Week 11 – It’s Important to tell your story!

I was at the mall this weekend and I was walking past one of the small kiosks inside the mall where various trinkets are sold and though I avoided eye contact as I walked by, the vendor made his pitch. … Continue reading

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