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It used to be that a bathroom was a safe place. You could go in to “powder your nose” and fix your face, cry and take care of the call of nature, wash your face and hands…not any more. Once […]

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I have enjoyed watching politics since I first voted in 1968. I am a registered independent – always have been.  I have sent money to both Republicans and Democrats. That does not make me an expert on anything but I […]

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I think I shared with you last year that I decided to read through the Chronological Bible in 2015. I did. I heartily recommend it. The year’s reading ends in Revelation. With all the tragic news of 2015, all the […]

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God tells us to pray for our enemies. Even to love them. That is impossible on our own. Seeing the photos and news reports from Paris makes my blood boil and I want to bomb our enemies into oblivion. I […]

Wasn’t it refreshing to have the news full of worship and the Cross of Jesus lifted up? His name was lifted up and He got the honor. No one else could have done that! Pope Francis had such a dear […]

About 4 years ago, we had an earthquake in my area of Virginia. When the ground begins to shake you understand uncertainty in a whole new way! Life is uncertain – to put it mildly. Especially these days. The stock […]

How far down do we have to go until we feel the wrath of God because of our disregard for the life of the unborn? I’m talking about the culture where baby parts are harvested and sold for huge sums […]

President Obama announced a negotiated deal concerning its nuclear arms with Iran this AM. With my mind spinning I sat down to spend time with the Lord. As is my custom, I sing a hymn each day…this morning I sang, […]

The SCOTUS has ruled on same-sex marriage. They are in favor of same-sex marriage. I want to remind everyone that SCOTUS is NOT the SUPREME court – God is. And He is not in favor of it. Millenia ago God declared […]

I heard on the news this morning that we forgive to be free from the hurt an injury. I heard we forgive because God commanded it. I heard we forgive in order to move on from the tragedy. All that […]