Monthly Archives: January 2014

A Big Fat Zero

One day my then 7-year-old grandson came home from school and told me, “A girl in my class called me a big, fat zero, Grandma.” I gathered Jarod into my arms and said, “She’s wrong.  Don’t you believe her.  You … Continue reading

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Secret Codes and Scrambled Passwords

As I middle schooler I loved stories about secret club houses,deciphering codes and opening doors with mysterious passwords.  My favorite book was, “Secret of the Cave,” about a boy who would fix neighbors broken appliances and stuff from his hideaway. … Continue reading

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Hooray! Hallelujah!

It didn’t sound so good–the tiny spots detected on my lungs.  Never smoked; never worked around smokers; never did any of the things believed to bring on lung cancer, but here I was facing the possibility. Oswald Chambers’ quote popped … Continue reading

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The Best Christmas Gift

It was a simple hug.  A young father and mother with a babe in arms entered a restaurant, chose a booth, placed their son in a high chair at the end of the table and ordered their meal.  A man … Continue reading

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Ain’t Ain’t Proper

Happy New Year–January 1, 2014.  Wow!  2013 was a year of ups and downs, highs and lows, trials and victories!  For me, the biggie was I clocked in at seventy!  Yikes!  Hence I’ve thought a lot about Psalm 90:13 and mankind’s … Continue reading

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