Category Archives: Walking by Faith and not by sight

all of my posts seem to fit under this category…

Taking action

“Trust in the Lord and do what is good; dwell in the land and live securely. Take delight in the Lord, and He will give you your heart’s desires. Commit your way to the Lord; trust in Him, and He … Continue reading

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Yuck mouth

On Saturday mornings it was tradition to watch cartoons, from the time I woke up until 10 o’clock when my chores would begin. Sprinkled throughout the cartoons would be Public Service Announcements (PSAs) about being safe in a forest with … Continue reading

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Cold silence

Nebraska has been frigid this week with temperatures below zero and wind chills in the negative double digits. Out in “farm country”, where we live, night temps seem to bite into your skin and stepping outside to do anything seems … Continue reading

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Desperate pleas

Whenever I think of desperate pleas I think of the damsel in distress, white flowing dress, hair disheveled, hands bound, on her knees in front of the dastardly evil man who is planning to tie her to the train tracks. … Continue reading

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Someday, we’ll be together

My grandfathers had a deep respect for the military. This admiration and gratitude was modeled for me in the way they spoke of those in their family who had served and the way they stood when the American flag went … Continue reading

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Weather conditions

Living in the middle of the United States makes for interesting weather. Yesterday was in the mid-50s and today the temperature is 15 degrees (F). Last week we had a wind chill of -25 degrees. We’ve had ice, rain, snow, … Continue reading

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What to do, what to do?

In 1996, I sent my resume to the Alaskan teacher certification board. My plan was to get approved to teach there and then move to Alaska, teaching and living a frontier lifestyle. My request was denied. The state education board … Continue reading

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Ain’t no shame in my name

I hated my first name as a kid. All of my friends seemed to have cute names; Kim, Becky, Sue, others had names that could be made into cute nicknames, Nicole became Nik, Melony became Mel, My name, however? My … Continue reading

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But first…

I have always preferred the “golden age” of entertainment; television, music, movies, there is something that strikes a deep chord within me when I watch or listen to the old songs or actors and actresses of that period. Often the … Continue reading

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The mermaid and the land-lubber

My cousin is an avid swimmer. She has been swimming since she was around four or five, through elementary school, junior high, high school, if you didn’t know where she was, the first place to check was the pool. She … Continue reading

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