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Monthly Archives: September 2014

Holes

We have a very wooded backyard. We have lots of oak trees and moss and rocks and very little grass. We like it that way. We kind of feel like we are in the mountains. Our yard is the home to a ton of birds and squirrels and chipmunks. Now chipmunks are notorious for digging … Continue reading »

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This Little Light of Mine

  “All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.” Edmund Burke A friend of mine put that on Facebook last week and I jotted it down. I thought about it for several days and then I received a newsletter in the mail this weekend called, “The Voice … Continue reading »

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Life in Progress

When I was a kid, when our television programming was interrupted for a Presidential speech or for a weather report, we would rejoin our show in progress. In progress, meant that we had missed a portion of the show. Sometimes, depending on the show, it was very difficult to figure out what was going on. … Continue reading »

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God Doesn’t Care About Statistics

If you are a math challenged individual like myself, the title of today’s post may cause you to breathe a sigh of relief. I came up with this nugget of truth as I was watering my tomatoes and okra this morning and noticed acorns strewn everywhere. I felt the nudge to pick one up, so … Continue reading »

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The Lifeline of Community

I got a forwarded e-mail this morning from my church mama. She rarely sends me things and when she does, they are always so good, inspirational and thought-provoking. Today’s was simple, but I loved it so much, I jotted it down in my journal before I took my walk. “Life. Sometimes life lies hidden and … Continue reading »

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Life’s Spider Lilies

These spider lilies that pop up every fall always make me smile. While the entire country goes pumpkin crazy and everything is geared around harvests, these brightly colored flowers show up out of nowhere, virtually overnight. While we look to decorate our homes with browns, oranges and golds, and the leaves on the trees begin … Continue reading »

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Small Changes Can Create Beautiful Results

We had a homecoming celebration at our church yesterday and the guest preacher who is now a district superintendent, used to be the senior pastor. So, it was a homecoming of sorts, for him too. He made the comment that he saw many familiar faces and many new ones as well. He went on to … Continue reading »

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Teaching Real Life Skills

My teenage daughter sat at the breakfast table yesterday morning with tears streaming down her face. “I’ll never use geometry in real life!” she lamented. Oh, how I remember those feelings and I said the exact words myself at her age, verbatim, to my own mama. She agreed with me, just as I agreed with … Continue reading »

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We Never Get to Retire Spiritually

When I was subbing in an elementary school class recently, I would ask the class a question and most of the kids would almost come out of there seats, waving their hands in the air. Some of them would even say things like, “I know!” or “Pick me!” They couldn’t wait to share their knowledge … Continue reading »

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Walking in the Rain

It was a terribly dreary day here yesterday, one of those days where it won’t rain, but the air is wet. There was a little drizzle here and there, but that was it, just all around gloomy. Today, started off with ┬ásome fog, but the fog and clouds quickly burned off and the sun began … Continue reading »

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