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Is It Fall Yet?

I love the fall. I know we are not quite there yet, but we’re getting so close, I can almost smell it. Although you wouldn’t know it by the temperature. I live in Florida and it’s still in the 90s … Continue reading

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Watch What You Bring Home (by Hannah Alexander

Last week we were exploring the mountains with some friends when Connie wanted me to stop so she could take a picture. She saw a bloom she loved so much–purple and fluffy–that she wanted a plant just like it and … Continue reading

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Who Are Your People?

A couple of weeks ago I heard a sermon in which the young pastor reminisced about My Space a bit. I do remember this social media platform, but I don’t remember the particular My Space feature he mentioned. He said … Continue reading

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The Straw Dilemma

I like turtles.  I mean, who doesn’t?  But I like my straws too, and I’m struggling with the “no straw” rule that’s happening in California to “Save the Turtles.”  I mean, I recycle.  I’m earth responsible, but I want my … Continue reading

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Blue Moon Rose

As I have mentioned before, my husband has a green thumb. Last week I talked about the vegetable garden and fruit trees in our yard. But my husband also likes other trees, flowers, etc. The only thing he doesn’t like … Continue reading

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RESPECT! (By Hannah Alexander)

Most of us who keep up with news might have seen a report about a nine-year-old child being butted into the air by a bison in Yellowstone recently. I saw the footage and was horrified. But I saw how close … Continue reading

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United We Stand by Vicki Hinze

Let today be the day that Americans stand united for the Fallen and against violence and hatred in all its forms.   It begins with one.  One person.  One action.  One voice. Let it begin today with each of us. … Continue reading

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NORA’S REVIEW OF: American Omens

    American Omens By Travis Thrasher Published by: Multnomah Release Date: February 12, 2019 ISBN# 978-0735291785 352 Pages   https://amzn.to/2YlLM3p     TYPE OF BOOK:  Prophecy, Science Fiction, Mystery, Suspense, Drama, Futuristic, Christian Fiction   ABOUT THE BOOK:  This … Continue reading

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You Reap What You Sow

My husband enjoys keeping a vegetable garden. Twice a year he will till up the dirt and then carefully place various seeds and plants in that dirt. Before too long, we will begin to see vegetables begin to grow. Some … Continue reading

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Letting our babies go…

No matter how far I get in my writing career, the hardest part is always letting your baby go.  Allowing someone to read and interact with what you’ve written.  They might tell you that your baby is ugly.  Or your … Continue reading

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The Great Smoky Mountains

My husband and I consider the mountains our home away from home. We try to visit the area at least once a year. Our favorite spot in particular is Cades Cove in Tennessee. There is always a lot of wildlife … Continue reading

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Make a Connection

by Jim Denney, adapted from ANSWERS TO SATISFY THE SOUL: Clear, Straight Answers to 20 of Life’s Most Perplexing Questions “There are no ordinary people. You have never talked to a mere mortal. Nations, cultures, arts, civilizations—these are mortal, and … Continue reading

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A Lamp to Guide My Feet

Recently I have done a lot of pondering on the importance of reading our Bibles. Many Christians make this a priority, but many do not. There was a time in my life when I did not make it a priority. … Continue reading

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Casting out Sinners and Saints…

Right now, the church has a terrible reputation in American for being unloving and unkind to sinners.  I mean, we all fall short of the glory of God, so we don’t want to put anyone out, right?  Wrong. In 1 … Continue reading

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The Art of Forgiveness by Vicki Hinze

  We’ve all been wronged, and we’ve all wronged.  One would think that would make the art of forgiveness easier, and yet it is something most still resist.  We tend to remember every infraction against us, but to forget every … Continue reading

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