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Emerging Grateful

This week, in my part of Texas, the temperatures are going to be in the 60s. There’s sunshine outside my windows, and the snow has all melted. After last week’s record-breaking weather conditions, these days are welcomed. My husband and … Continue reading

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God Wins by Vicki Hinze

GOD WINS    Recently, I was asked how to remain calm and at peace in times of chaos.  The answer isn’t complex, though the journey to that answer most definitely is.  The answer is to be at peace. Believe it … Continue reading

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The Cure is Worse than the Disease

Back in the 80’s, I had an album by “The Cure.” I had the CD in my car and I was driving my grandfather somewhere. He looked at the CD and said, “The Cure? Looks more like the disease!” That … Continue reading

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Black Ice by Kathy Carmichael

This morning I saw a video about a young woman slipping and sliding on black ice. Because of the familiarity (haven’t most of us been there and done that?), it struck me as particularly hilarious. Here is Wikipedia’s definition of … Continue reading

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The Paths of God by Mary Alford

Well, hello, everyone. My name is Mary Alford, and I’m happy to be back here with you again. Some of you may not remember me, but I was a blogger here at Christians Read a few years back. Don’t you … Continue reading

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Nora’s Review of: On a Coastal Breeze by Suzanne Woods Fisher

      On a Coastal Breeze (Three Sisters Island Book 2)  By Suzanne Woods Fisher  Published by Revell 320 Pages       NORA’S REVIEW: This story is focused on Madison Grayson who is a therapist. She has just set … Continue reading

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Truth Hurts…and Heals by Vicki Hinze

©2021, Vicki Hinze Sometimes we are hurt, played or used by others.  It can be painful, and the effects can be long-lasting.  It’s wrong to treat others poorly, we know, but being on the receiving end of that ill treatment … Continue reading

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Updating Tech by Kathy Carmichael

Sometimes, even when you want to do anything but, you’re forced to update your password. At least for me, that’s a big “ugg.” I went through this recently. Very recently. The aggravation still clings to me like a static-soaked sock … Continue reading

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The Uplifting Beauty of Music

“Oh come, let us sing to the Lord; let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation!” Psalm 95:1 It’s been a long year. Right before this pandemic started, I moved to a new city in a new … Continue reading

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NORA’S REVIEW OF: Airborne by Diann Mills

    AIRBORNE By DiAnn Mills Published by: Tyndale House Publishers 384 Pages #Christian Mystery & Suspense Romance #Action Adventure #Clean and Wholesome     Nora’s Review:   Given our current situation it makes reading books about virus outbreaks fascinating … Continue reading

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I Love You a Bushel and a Peck by Kathy Carmichael

  My sister Paula is six years older than me. Paula was my mother’s eldest and I was my father’s eldest (we have different fathers). All through growing up, my mother’s mother would ask Paula how much she loved her, … Continue reading

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What Should I Say? (by Hannah Alexander

This is my husband’s expression when something slips out of my mouth that he isn’t accustomed to hearing from me. It was my expression (without the beard) when I watched an uncensored bloopers reel yesterday, featuring popular shows of the … Continue reading

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When You Fall Between a Rock and a Hard Place by Vicki Hinze

We’ve all been there with bosses, friends, family.  Caught between the rock and the hard place.  It’s uncomfortable, it’s maddening, and at times it’s heartbreaking.  We try to avoid those situations.  We keep our opinions and thoughts to ourselves, avoid … Continue reading

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A Career Born of Adversity

A few (ahem) years ago when I had two babies (I now have four and my baby is 20) I began having double vision and intermittent blindness. The first doctor (quack) told me it was psychosomatic and I needed a … Continue reading

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Happy New Year’s Eve by Kathy Carmichael

Happy 2021!!! I don’t know about you but I am so glad (and relieved) 2020 is finally coming to a close. The year has been filled with both catastrophes and blessings. I find it hard to remember the good things … Continue reading

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