Category Archives: Personal Reflections

Silenced by Violence

A few bad apples spoil the barrel. That’s an old cliche’ reflecting a Biblical principle that a little bit of leaven leavens the whole lump.  Scripture compares both heaven and the teachings of the Pharisees to leaven. Jesus warned against … Continue reading

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Persecution in Spiritual Warfare

This post was started almost a year ago when the US troops were pulled out of Afghanistan in 2021. I was visiting a friend in Florida when this occurred and my heart was deeply touched by the reports of persecution. … Continue reading

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Ruminations

Over the years there have been many unspoken conversations in my mind. Recently I’ve had conversations with people that afterward I keep mulling over, rehashing what was said in an effort do identify what bothered me about that conversation. One … Continue reading

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Opinion: Today’s New Normal

2021 and Beyond How to start this blog post? Events the past year and a half and those continuing to unfold have me concerned for the future of our nation. The hatred and deception in our politics and among our … Continue reading

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Dealing with Gardening Pests and Other Things

Last year I wanted to have a garden but couldn’t get my dear husband (DH) to build me any raised garden beds. He works a heavy labor job so was always too tired after a 6 day work week and … Continue reading

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Trip to the Northwest

I have been wanting to go see my brother for awhile. I’d planned on going this summer. I had to wait because I’d used my travel funds already this year going to New Mexico at the end of February and … Continue reading

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About Racism and Civil Unrest

The other day I took time to actually listen to some videos and read some articles about what is going on in our nation. I was somewhat appalled at one suggestion that said we should be teaching our children about … Continue reading

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It’s a Crazy World

National News isn’t something I intentionally pay much attention to. However, having a news junkie husband I can’t help but hear about what is going on around our nation and the world. He gets up every morning and reads or … Continue reading

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Current Events 2020

Times are changing. People are wearing masks in public. Businesses are closed, some permanently, while others are limiting access to brick and mortar stores. Medical services are limited and public gatherings are prohibited. Sports, the American pass-time, are all cancelled … Continue reading

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Saturday Morning Thoughts: Tragedy, Sin, and Spiritual Warfare

Last week I made a quick, spur of the moment, trip to see my husband’s parents. Mine are both gone for over 22 years now and my in-laws have been as parents to me for many years.  As a result … Continue reading

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