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Hitting Snooze by Stephanie Gaines

It’s hard to ignore the fact that the reality of our daily walk has changed in the last few weeks.  But, the literal saving grace in all that is that our God hasn’t changed since the beginning of time.  Many … Continue reading

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Man Up!

  Challenging Thought for Today:  Brace yourself like a man; I will question you, and you shall answer me.  Job 38:3 (NIV) King James Version Gird up now thy loins like a man; for I will demand of thee, and answer … Continue reading

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Not What I Expected

My grandson turned 10 years old last week, but I still remember the night that he was born. The doctor spoke calmly to my oldest daughter, “I know you wanted to do the water birth, but I think there’s a … Continue reading

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True Commitment

One of our pastor friends once had an opportunity to ride in the cockpit of a plane during the flight. He said that once they were airborne and had reached a certain altitude, the pilot radioed back and said “We … Continue reading

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Seasons of Life

Today’s unseasonable cold weather prompted me to re-post this from last May when we experienced unseasonably “warm” weather.  The wind chill in Memphis today is in the single digits, but maybe reading this will give you some warm thoughts. Enjoy, … Continue reading

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His Presence in our Present

Challenging Thought for Today:  Where can I go from your Spirit? Where can I flee from your presence? Psalm 139:7 (NIV) She called them blessings.  The receptionist in the Intensive Care Unit’s family waiting room held up a small basket … Continue reading

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When your feet stick to the Floor

Friday Fun  Challenge Friday Fun Challenge   Everyday b.      Once a week c.      When your feet stick to the floor Those were the three choices to answer the question.  The question was “how often do you mop the kitchen floor?”  … Continue reading

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Pomp and Circumstances

             A couple of weeks ago, I saw a young man in front of the library, sitting atop the statue of Athena the Tiger. He had his graduation cap on and waiting for someone to take … Continue reading

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Judgement Calls

  Challenging Thought for Today:  Our judgments judge us, and nothing reveals us, exposes our weaknesses, more ingeniously than the attitude of pronouncing upon our fellows.    Paul Valery   “I can’t believe she couldn’t park that bus.  Stevie Wonder could … Continue reading

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Lord, Bless This House

  Challenging Thought for Today:    “You never know how well something is built until you try to take it apart”. Jonathan Scott   In a recent Wednesday Night Bible Study, my husband referenced the saying “trials and tribulations build character”. … Continue reading

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