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Today’s Paper

is tomorrow’s compost. you know I’m right!

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today

Out of nowhere today my son said something so reassuring to me it had to be the voice of God speaking into the car. Canon said, today it’s okay if you’re late mommy. Sometimes you just have to be late … Continue reading

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Burden + Opportunity = Godly Leaders

“Nehemiah didn’t discover his purpose until he was confronted with a problem. That’s the way it works for most godly leaders. They don’t have to go looking for something that captures their hearts. The calling comes as the result of … Continue reading

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Seriously

This is generally a very funny website which uses lots of humor to point out “the stuff Christians like.”  It is widely-read and I think it gives great commentary and is right on.  Today’s post  (#375, scroll down a bit) … Continue reading

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Tomorrow

~It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.~ I found this quote and really liked it.  I hope you do too!

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The Beauty of Easter

Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus… Romans 8:1 Jude 24-25… To him who is able to keep you from falling and to present you before his glorious presence without fault and with great … Continue reading

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I don’t know what to call this…

In the Bible much reference is made to tents. These folks went on many journeys, often living out of tents for quite some time. I can’t even think of putting together what I need for a trip and throwing it … Continue reading

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For anybody who knows a Mom…

or had a Mom or is a Mom, all I can say is if you want to be a Mom please watch this video.

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The Elmo Factor

Elmo was interviewed on ‘The View’ this morning. Which reminded me of something. Over the summer we watched Elmo’s interview on Larry King. What is so absolutely crazy about this is the voice of Elmo is not who you would … Continue reading

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HSBC’s Ladies Fall Bible Studies

Here is a complete list of what is being offered at Hunter Street beginning in September. Most of these studies are offered for 10-12 weeks (some longer) and meet weekly or bi-weekly. Morning and evening choices are available plus childcare … Continue reading

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Some Free Advice

This person didn’t ask for my help but I gave it to him anyway. A couple of years ago I was at home, doing whatever I do at home. The doorbell rang. A modern day traveling salesperson was there at … Continue reading

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We’re Only Here for a Little While

My poor family has endured my love of country music for quite some time now. The kids, even the little 2 year old, will tell me, “don’t like it mommy” although he WILL know who Dolly Parton is before he … Continue reading

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Putting Things in Perspective

Luke 18: 27 He replied, “What is impossible from a human perspective is possible with God.” This week has been all about perspective. The culmination of many events, both in the world and in my personal life, have helped me … Continue reading

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Here’s a Riddle for You

Three frogs were sitting on a lily pad. One of them thought about jumping off. How many frogs are on the lily pad? Did you say two? Look again… thinking about doing something and actually doing it are two different … Continue reading

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Shake Hands With Yourself In 5 Years

For we are God’s masterpiece. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so that we can do the good things he planned for us long ago. Ephesians 2:10 2006 has been a wonderful year. Lots to remember, not much … Continue reading

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Mercy, Hope and Patience

My aunt had a saying, it was “I want patience and I want it now!” You gotta love it. We live in culture that breeds impatience. In fact, I missed the sermon Sunday morning at HSBC (www.hsbc.org) and guess what … Continue reading

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Mountains and Valleys

A long time ago I read in Oswald Chambers’ book, My Utmost for His Highest, a couple of sentences that reminded me what it’s really all about… I wrote this down and have carried it around with me for years. … Continue reading

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Super “Natural” Glue

He is before all things, and in Him all things hold together. Colossians 1:17 If you are having a come apart day like I’m having I simply remind you of this: YOU are not the super-glue! HE is! So stop … Continue reading

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Beauty Advice

A quick word search on the word radiant consistently pointed out definitions involving light, brightness and even splendor. My husband further pointed out the significance of a radial beam, which means something circular, even reflective (and a bunch of other … Continue reading

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Humble Pie

I’ve noticed a trend in my life, like the past 34 years or so, that I keep having to learn the lesson of humility. So, I go where I go when I need to understand big words and concepts. The … Continue reading

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Romans 4

I was privileged this time last year to lead a women’s Bible Study which much to my happiness has decided to meet again beginning August 31st. The material is different this time around, but I know will be just as … Continue reading

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Update on Fall Bible Studies

Many of you have stopped and asked me what the schedule is looking like for Bible Study this fall. And now that we are only a few short weeks away from school starting back I wanted to give you something … Continue reading

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The Real Wheel of Fortune

A few days ago the Lord gave me a word which hasn’t left my mind all week long… providence. Merriam Webster gives it this definition: divine guidance or care, God-conceived as the power sustaining and guiding human destiny. That was … Continue reading

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What (so) Ever

Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think … Continue reading

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Star Quality

After reading one too many In Touch magazines, I was gently reminded about true star quality. In all honesty, it’s not only the Hollywood starlets who propel me closer to my Heavenly Father but also the ones much closer to … Continue reading

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Fight Like a Girl

Seems like these days I am getting more and more information from a little exposure here, a little exposure there… either someone else desparately needs my attention (MOM, HELP, the toddler can say it too) or I catch something half … Continue reading

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Summer Reading List

It is a well known fact I rarely read anything larger than the size of a Readers’ Digest. And usually it involves far more pictures and advertisments than actual reading material. So, it is with much anticipation that I share … Continue reading

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Romans 12:9-21

I have meditated on these verses for sometime now, ran across it again today in my quiet time…yes, it really is all in the Bible, isn’t it? Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good. … Continue reading

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Do you see ten cows?

Ran across this story from Zig Ziglar, it brought several things to my mind: Long ago in Hawaii, the price for a father to give his daughter as a bride was measured in cows. There was a father who had … Continue reading

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Shelley Costanza

I just sat here and did a search on George Costanza from the Seinfeld show. As usual, the internet simply amazes with the amount of information it contains all about a fictional character. At any rate, I was most interested … Continue reading

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Here’s That Recipe (it didn’t taste this healthy!)

Chicken Lasagna Florentine (slow cooker recipe) 2 cans cream of chicken soup (reduced sodium), 1 10oz. package of frozen chopped spinach (thawed, drained and squeezed dry), 1 9oz. package Tyson frozen diced cooked chicken, 1 8oz. carton of reduced fat … Continue reading

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The Dog Whisperer

Have you had a chance to catch this show on cable? It’s like a supernanny for dogs or something. This guy comes in and resolves the issues between dogs and their owners. It has been one of those shows I … Continue reading

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A Second Chance For the Millionth Time

Sisters from Bible Study, this one is for you! You were there today, you know where I’m going with this, of what I am going to remind you. We left there today knowing we had been to a bonafide Baptist … Continue reading

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