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It’s Gotta Be My Fault

posted by Nora Puls

(Before I get to my post, I have to give a disclaimer.  As a contracted blogger with Beliefnet, I have no control over the ads they choose to surround my posts.  Please understand that I have no political agenda in […]

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Arizona (again)

posted by Nora Puls

Just got back from one of my whirlwind trips to Arizona.  I drove over on Friday afternoon and drove back yesterday.  Luckily, I love to drive–I think perhaps in another life, I’d have liked to be a trucker… Anyhoo…the reason […]

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Berks County Sheriffs Dep K-9 Jynx ret. 2012 AHA Hero Dog

posted by Nora Puls

Found this on twitter.  Beautiful, brave dog…Brave, heroic deputy.  My thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Deputy Kyle Pagerly’s family.  Thank you for his service and sacrifice. Published on Jul 26, 2012 by Joe sturm Please vote […]

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Bird Songs

posted by Nora Puls

Out on my customary walk with Lucy (my dog) this morning, and listening to the sounds the birds make at 5:45 a.m… Birds sing their hearts out to greet the morning.  The only exception seems to be if it’s raining […]

Morning Prayer

posted by Nora Puls

Remembering Rainbows

posted by Nora Puls

 “I will remember the deeds of the  Lord; yes, I will remember your wonders of old. I will ponder all your work, and meditate on your might deeds. Psalm 77:11-12 I was struck by this verse today, and I started […]

The Mystery of Life – Helen Steiner Rice

posted by Nora Puls

We walk in a world that is strange and unknown And in the midst of the crowd we still feel alone We question our purpose, our part and our place In this vast land of mystery suspended in space We […]

Sixty-two…

posted by Nora Puls

(Wrote this about a week ago…couldn’t decide if I wanted to publish it because it’s very personal, but–here goes!) Well, I’m 62 today!  Used to seem sooo old to me, but from this vantage point doesn’t seem so bad. Unless […]

No Fear

posted by Nora Puls

Here are a few really great quotes about overcoming fear.  I need to think about these because I can surely become paralyzed when I’m afraid. The drawings included here are from my collection of original pen and ink drawings.  I […]

Amazing Grace

posted by Nora Puls

So I thought it might be fun to watch and listen to several videos of well known hymns.  I’m going to do a collection of  them, beginning with this one, featuring perhaps the most famous of all hymns, “Amazing Grace.” […]

Lifted

posted by Nora Puls

I am not in the business of reviewing movies, but I just watched one that you should all see.  The name of the movie is “Lifted“ and It is a special film.  NOTE:  It is the movie “Lifted” that was released […]

A Mother’s Prayer

posted by Nora Puls

I was looking for special songs and found this one. Watch it and listen, and then, if you feel so inclined, read my thoughts that follow: This song makes me weep for all the children who will never see the […]

To Where You Are (Josh Groban)

posted by Nora Puls

All Heaven Declares (Acoustic Guitar)

posted by Nora Puls

All Heaven Declares Noel Richards Tricia Richards All heaven declares the glory of the risen Lord Who can compare with the beauty of the Lord? Forever He will be The Lamb apon the throne I gladly bow the knee And […]

Life and Death

posted by Nora Puls

Today we buried my brother-in-law, Henri Blits. It was a small, private Jewish service with an Air Force honor guard and loving tributes from his nieces and nephews, Rick and myself. Henri was 61 years old. He passed from this […]

Rain Songs

posted by Nora Puls

It surely seems these days as if rain is on everyone’s mind.  Either you’re getting way too much of it and can hardly wait for it to stop, or you haven’t seen rain in a couple of years and would […]

Fear

posted by Nora Puls

FEAR It’s a nasty word, isn’t it?  All you have to do is think the word and all sorts of thoughts of past fears, current fears, fearful possibilities for the future come crowding into your mind.  I don’t know about […]

Gone Home to Jesus (2) – video

posted by Nora Puls

To all of you who posted such encouraging comments about SSGT Lucas, thank you. I just found this video on Leon Lucas Jr’s Facebook page.  It explains who he was and what he was about, and explains how everyone can […]

Words of Comfort & Assurance

posted by Nora Puls

We all have times when it seems life is too hard and just doesn’t make sense.  The following quotes from Scripture address these time–I hope they bless you.  Be sure to watch the  video at the end for more comfort […]

You Hold Me Now

posted by Nora Puls

Another song about heaven…another really awesome video presentation–the song is done by Hillsong and the video is beautiful. Take a few minutes to watch it–if you have headphones, plug them into your computer so you can be totally surrounded by […]

Some of the Best and Wisest….

posted by Nora Puls

Ok–here is a collection of Christian quotes or quotes by Christians, depending on who said it, I guess (and some of them may be a surprise…Hope they make you think. “If you look upon ham and eggs and lust, you […]

I Can Only Imagine

posted by Nora Puls

I still think this is one of the best songs written in the last few decades.  I never get tired of listening to it.  Hope it blesses you.

Ripples

posted by Nora Puls

So… I have this bad habit of waking up around 4:30 a.m. and lying there and thinking, “I’ve only got another hour of sleep, I’ve only got another hour of sleep…gotta get back to sleep…”  You get the picture. It’s […]

Time for a Silly Break

posted by Nora Puls

Every so often, in the middle of the crazy world we live in, you have to stop and take a silliness break and laugh your head off.  The video clip below helped me do that this morning. I find that […]

Gone Home to Jesus

posted by Nora Puls

This Marine was a friend of a friend’s daughter (belonged to a Bible Study with them)…and that’s as close as I’ve personally been to one of these brave men who have been lost…Rest in Jesus’ arms, SSgt Lucas–Your battle is […]

A Tribute

posted by Nora Puls

There is so much sadness with the loss of our brave SEALS, pilots and soldiers on Saturday.  Yet, even in the midst of their pain, family members are speaking out about their faith. An article from CNN reporter Alan Duke […]

Honor to Whom Honor is Due

posted by Nora Puls

THIS IS AN EXCERPT FROM A POST I WROTE LAST YEAR ON MY OTHER BLOG.  THOUGHTS ON HEROISM…  Sometime, I know I may sound like I have a “Pollyanna-ish” view of the people who stand in the gap for us. […]

When Life Doesn’t Make Sense

posted by Nora Puls

 Two weeks ago my seemingly healthy brother-in-law was being  evaluated for pain in his back which he thought might be a ruptured  disc.  Instead, in a matter of days, he was being told that he has  pancreatic cancer.  He will […]

Rest in Peace, Spc Dalton

posted by Nora Puls

Randy Dalton was only 20 when his chopper crashed in Cambodia. In an article published by CBS St Louis, Metro-East resident John Minford observed:  “It’s one of the promises the military makes, dead or alive you will come home. And this one came home.” […]

One of the most beautiful pieces of music I’ve ever heard…

posted by Nora Puls

Call me out of touch, but I’ve never listened to the music from Les Miserables–just heard snatches of the more familiar parts here and there…until yesterday. I was home alone after church and I decided to try to listen to […]

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Came to My Rescue
Love this song... http://www.youtube.com/watch?_detailpage&v=csIHBmIijlQ ...

posted 7:39:01am Oct. 16, 2012 | read full post »

It's Gotta Be My Fault
(Before I get to my post, I have to give a disclaimer.  As a contracted blogger with Beliefnet, I have no control over the ads they choose to surround my posts.  Please understand that I have no political agenda in this blog, so any political ...

posted 7:28:07am Oct. 15, 2012 | read full post »

Arizona (again)
Just got back from one of my whirlwind trips to Arizona.  I drove over on Friday afternoon and drove back yesterday.  Luckily, I love to drive--I think perhaps in another life, I'd have liked to be a trucker... Anyhoo...the reason for these ...

posted 9:44:25am Aug. 06, 2012 | read full post »

Berks County Sheriffs Dep K-9 Jynx ret. 2012 AHA Hero Dog
Found this on twitter.  Beautiful, brave dog...Brave, heroic deputy.  My thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Deputy Kyle Pagerly's family.  Thank you for his service and sacrifice. http://youtu.be/O3vsbqD_kIQ Published on Jul 26, ...

posted 11:47:38pm Jul. 30, 2012 | read full post »

Some Awesome Homecoming Videos
I love watching these.  Thought I'd share a few with you ...

posted 11:35:27pm Jul. 25, 2012 | read full post »

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