Jesus Loves the Little Children

January 22, 2012
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Jesus loves the little children, all the children of the world; Red and yellow, black and white, all are precious in his sight. Jesus loves the little children of the world.   Clare Herbert Woolston Today is Sanctity of Life Sunday, and like many other churches across the nation, our pastor took a few moments this […]

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The Scars We Keep

January 8, 2012
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The most valuable counsel I have received in my life has never come from a novice. It’s come from those who bore the scars of the crucible. -Chuck Swindoll Last week, I drove past the Urgent Care facility around the corner from my house and recognized a familiar site. A bright red fire truck, paramedic […]

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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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