A Slice of Heaven

Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating; there is really no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather. John Ruskin Hmmm...I think those who are being battered AGAIN by the snow and ice would disagree with John Ruskin!! Much of the United States is currently …

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MOVE FORWARD – You can change

Check out today's  new audio reading of this post.  LET ME KNOW IF YOU ENJOYED THE READING. When I am unable to change the circumstances I am in, it's my responsibility to change myself. Easier said than done!! Listen to Part 1 of this post:  So how do I do that? How do I learn …

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God Guide my Way

A man's heart plans his way, but the LORD determines his steps. Proverbs 16:9 Vacations I love to plan vacations.  Planning the itinerary. Selecting the hotels. BUT determining the scenic drives and destinations are my favorite parts!! There are 2 places on my bucket list I want to definitely visit...yes there are more than 2, …

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Incidental Findings

  When I am afraid, I will trust in you (Psalm 56:3 NIV) Incidental Findings... Medically speaking an incidental finding is defined as a previously undiagnosed medical condition that is discovered unintentionally or by coincidence and is unrelated to the current medical issue. Well..."incidentally" I recently went to the doc for one thing and unintentionally he found …

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Pray for your neighbors

Our church, like many, is focusing on praying for our community. Today in Sunday School class we studied how Nehemiah prayed for his people. (Nehemiah 1) We asked ourselves if we prayed as he did for our neighbors?  When I first moved into our neighborhood I did.  Two other neighbors joined me as we prayed for each …

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7 Ways to Have a Great Relationship with God

I just finished reading an article, "Seven Ways to Stay Married" by Karl Pillimer. He interviewed couples that were married 50, 60, 70+ years. Listed below are their keys to staying married. Marriage is hard But marriage for a lifetime is worth it Marry someone a lot like you Think small Talk, Talk, Talk Stop trying …

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Is your Relationship with God 3 Dimensional or FLAT

Last night I started a melted crayon painting.  I first drew with a pencil an outline of a tree on the canvas. Then I put a brown crayon inside my glue stick gun and used it to "paint" the tree...okay not the best idea.  It looked rather blah. I built up the trunk with various …

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