Tower of the Flock

December 25, 2011
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As with many churches during this time of year, our pastor is completing an Advent series. Advent means “the coming” and during Christmas time, we celebrate God’s promised Messiah, who will one day establish an earthly kingdom in Jerusalem. But thou, Bethlehem Ephratah, [though] thou be little among the thousands of Judah, [yet] out of […]

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Bloggerette Sorority Christmas Ornament Swap

December 19, 2011
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This year I had the pleasure of participating in a Christmas ornament swap with one of my sorority sisters! Pairs of bloggers were matched together to exchange a bit of Christmas bliss, whereby each lady sent one handcrafted ornament and one store bought ornament to her swapping partner. I was paired up with Jo, from […]

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When God Puts a Hand over your Mouth

December 17, 2011
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Almost two weeks ago, I ordered a Christmas present from out of state. After sending an e-mail telling me the item was in stock, the small specialty store cheerfully accepted my credit card number over the phone and said the item would be shipped the following day. I patiently waited the six days necessary for […]

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Ten Steps to an Elegant Winter Floral Arrangement

December 12, 2011
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My sister Lori and I are making Winter Wonderland-themed table arrangements for a Christmas party, so I thought I’d bring you all along for a peek, so you can see how these were put together! Step 1—Prepare flowers. We started with a variety of white flowers to go with the winter theme. First we remove […]

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Powdered Sugar Pecan Melts

November 29, 2011
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Recently I had occasion to make one of my favorite desserts—and since these little powdered sugar morsels are ever-so-perfect-for-the-holidays, I thought I’d pass along the recipe just in time for your Christmas planning! Pecan melts are super easy to make and are perfectly suited for that cookie platter you give to the neighbors each year, […]

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Happy Thanksgiving

November 24, 2011
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Come, let us sing for joy to the LORD; let us shout aloud to the Rock of our salvation. Let us come before him with thanksgiving and extol him with music and song. For the LORD is the great God, the great King above all gods. In his hand are the depths of the earth, […]

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A Tribute to the Sheepdogs

November 11, 2011
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On this Veteran’s Day, our nation is grateful to the men and women of our armed services who have given their lives to preserve the freedoms we enjoy each day. The steadfast commitment to protect the citizenry of our great country is borne daily by individual soldiers, sailors, airmen, guardsmen and Marines. For many people, […]

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Happy Birthday Marines!

November 10, 2011
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In honor of the 236th birthday of the United States Marine Corps, I share with you this awesome video entitled America’s Marines. If you are viewing this on a mobile device, here is the YouTube link: http://youtu.be/UwY67LYzH7Q “Some people spend an entire lifetime wondering if they made a difference. The Marines don’t have that problem.” President […]

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How to Pack a Shoebox of Hope

November 6, 2011
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Each year Samaritan’s Purse provides hope and healing for millions of children through Operation Christmas Child. This project allows thousands of Christians across the US to impact the life of one child with a shoebox gift given in Christ’s name. In the countries where this ministry flourishes, the gifts are distributed through local churches, providing […]

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31 Days: Rose and Stock Bouquet {Day 31}

October 31, 2011
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Welcome to day 31 of my 31 Days of Inspiring Bouquet Ideas! This beautiful hand-tied bouquet features cream-colored Andean Crystal roses, white Vendela roses, and pink Vanity roses. White stock and white spray roses are intermixed with the larger roses, and variegated pittosporum leaves are used to encircle the base of the bouquet. The stems […]

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