Tag Archives: Church

Out of the Storm

This week I finished cleaning out the garage.  I had started cleaning it last summer and reorganized it a little bit, but I still had a lot of junk stored in there and I never finished the  job.  There was … Continue reading

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Counting Blessings, My Cup Runneth Over!

On Christmas day, Marta and I spent some time with family.  We were able to visit with Marta’s parents and all of our kids and our grandkids.  And of course, we exchanged some gifts.  I got some wonderful gifts, new … Continue reading

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Seasoned with Salt

We should all be mindful of the importance not only of what we say but also the importance of how we say it.    One of my favorite Bible verses in that regard is Colossians 4:6.  Paul tells the church: Colossians … Continue reading

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A Little More Time

I visited with someone recently who has received a tough medical prognosis.  Their condition is terminal and unless the Lord intervenes, they may not live to see the end of this year.  As I visited with them about the things … Continue reading

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This is the Day

This morning the granddaughters and I took the dogs for a walk.  It was a beautiful morning and not too hot yet.  I love going for a walk with the girls.  I know that pretty soon they will be growing … Continue reading

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The Father of All Comfort

I was talking with someone last week and they were reflecting on a difficult time they faced years ago.  They spoke of how tough it was to make it through each day and how they know that God helped them … Continue reading

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Working in You and Through You

I am excited that we are having another baptism tomorrow at church.  This will be the second baptism we have had this summer.  And we will have another one soon as another young man came forward last week to give … Continue reading

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Who You Working For

I was working at the hospital the other day and I visited with one of the cleaning ladies.  I stopped to tell her thank you for the job she was doing.  She said she was glad to do it because … Continue reading

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It’s a Good Day

I had a good conversation with a stranger recently at a convenience store.  I commented on the lovely weather we were experiencing and they agreed saying, “This is a good day.”  They continued by saying, “Even if the weather turns … Continue reading

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What’s a Life Map?

I have been making a life map for a class that I am taking.  A life map is meant to be a visual time line of key moments in your life.  I have been writing down the dates and seasons … Continue reading

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