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Miracle on Webster Avenue

Have you ever reached the end of yourself? I mean, really? That point where you feel as though you have failed in your life’s purpose – you’ve failed God, your family, your friends, and only death seems a suitable ending to it all? I have reached that point this year. Life has not been what… Continue reading Miracle on Webster Avenue

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Time Away and Two Hearts Inn

In October, our church graciously showered us with love for “Pastor Appreciation Month”. It was quite an unexpected surprise. We feel loved by our church family each and every time we see them, but this was certainly a blessing. One family gave me and Terry a gift certificate to spend a night away at the… Continue reading Time Away and Two Hearts Inn

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Safety is of the Lord

The horse is prepared against the day of battle: but safety is of the Lord. – Proverbs 21:31 Saturday, October 22, 2016, started out as all Saturdays do for us. We slept late, the kids played and did their weekly chores. I have regular work to do: laundry, ironing, lesson planning, menu-and-grocery-list-making, housework and Sunday… Continue reading Safety is of the Lord

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It’s the Thought That Counts

On Thursday, March 3, my youngest child, Matthew, started running a high fever. On that same day, Lauren began having very bad cold symptoms. We took Matt to the doctor and found out that he had an ear infection. Lauren, we thought, was improving, but it was a temporary improvement. Pretty soon after that, the… Continue reading It’s the Thought That Counts

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Work in Progress

Beside my desk is a stack of used textbooks. It seems like yesterday…okay, like last month, that those books were brand new. I’ve been throwing away the empty test and quiz booklets all week. On Monday, Lauren will be taking her final Algebra II test, and Mitch and Leslie will also being taking finals in… Continue reading Work in Progress

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Three Little Things: Gifts from God

This morning during my quiet time, I pondered the many wonderful gifts that God has given us. Whether saved or unsaved,  we all enjoy these three little things: 1. Music Christians use this wonderful gift to return praise to our Savior. The unsaved use it to wake up,  celebrate or even deal with grief. The most… Continue reading Three Little Things: Gifts from God