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Finches

My paternal grandmother was the oldest of four surviving children; three girls, one boy. She grew up in Wisconsin on a farm just down the road from her grandparents. She was gentle spirited, wise, selfless, and absolutely loved. Gram had … Continue reading

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Listen to my love

Every day my hubby and I drive into work together. Throughout the half-hour ride we listen to the radio and he makes up lyrics to the music to flirt with me. I once asked him why he does this and … Continue reading

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When it doesn’t stop

Some days life seems like a straight, flat open road, one just asking for windows down, radio up, and letting the simple things take over. Other days, whew, other days are like trying to drive on square wheels. Every bump, … Continue reading

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this hour

Is anyone among you in trouble? Let them pray. Is anyone happy? Let them sing songs of praise. 14 Is anyone among you sick? Let them call the elders of the church to pray over them and anoint them with oil … Continue reading

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What are you waiting for??

This is not a declaration of foolish faith.  This is a reality check for me- and maybe for you, if you need it.   I can live in a state of suspended animation/ suspended life–or I can choose to engage in … Continue reading

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First and Second

When I first accepted Christ, I was discipled by a dear friend who gave me the Blackaby Bible study Experiencing God. It was the perfect study to have as someone who knew about God, but didn’t truly know God. I … Continue reading

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Lost Words

There are times when I need to pray and I have no words. Actually, it’s as if my words get in the way of what my heart needs to pray. I hate it when it happens and it feel a … Continue reading

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That Name

As I was reflecting on this Easter Day before bed, I was reminded of a song I learned just after my parents became believers. The Gaithers, one of the first contemporary Christian music groups, would sing it. As a child … Continue reading

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Hymns, songs and spiritual songs

The front room of our house is the classic sitting room or parlor for a farmhouse.  It has a wide front window that looks out on the large lilac bush.  It is also where the boys and I go to … Continue reading

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