Tag Archives: Parenting

________ Bless America

Listen, my sons, to a father’s instruction; pay attention and gain understanding. – Proverbs 4:1 When I was four years old my family took a vacation to visit relatives in Colorado. Being very young, I don’t remember all of the … Continue reading

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Consuming Fire

Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, let us be thankful, and so worship God acceptably with reverence and awe, for our “God is a consuming fire.” – Hebrews 12:28-29 For anyone who has ever experienced … Continue reading

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Unhindered

“When Jesus saw this, he was indignant. He said to them, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these.’” – Mark 10:14 Every morning I am … Continue reading

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Dear Bill

I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world – John16:33 There are some things in life that we simply … Continue reading

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At the end of the -dy

There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens – Ecclesiastes 3:1 Over the years, I have passed many milestones of aging. Some of them have been good. I couldn’t wait to turn sixteen … Continue reading

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Kathleen Elizabeth

As the rain and the snow come down from heaven, and do not return to it without watering the earth and making it bud and flourish, so that it yields seed for the sower and bread for the eater, so … Continue reading

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Unburdened

Cast your burden on the Lord, and he will sustain you; he will never permit the righteous to be moved. – Psalm 55:22 Over the past several years, I have had the pleasure of working with Randy Woody as a … Continue reading

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Suddenly

See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him. – … Continue reading

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The Gift

Since ancient times no one has heard, no ear has perceived, no eye has seen any God besides you, who acts on behalf of those who wait for him. – Isaiah 64:4 God has blessed us with so many great … Continue reading

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Homer

Train a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it. – Proverbs 22:6 August 17, 2016 would have been my father’s 78th birthday.  In the nearly nine years he has been … Continue reading

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