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Here are some profound thoughts from children: How old should you be to get married? “Eighty-four, because at that age, you don’t have to work anymore, and you can spend all your time loving each other in your bedroom.” -Judy, […]

Teach your children about God. From their earliest memories, they should be able to remember expressions of your faith.  I used to sing “Jesus Loves Me” to my babies when they were tiny.  My granddaughters all love the song “In the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

 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 […]

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 […]

Two days ago,  we were stunned when the Jury in the Casey Anthony trial found her “not guilty” of killing Caylee. I heard one juror say today that saying “not guilty” is not the same as saying “innocent” and some […]

I’m in Mammoth Lakes, CA.  There’s still a lot of snow up here–the higher elevations are pretty much covered with it, and in today’s weather report, it says it will be 35 degrees tonight with possible snow above 9000 feet […]