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Is Encouragement a Gift of the Spirit?

In the New Testament there are a couple or three places that mention gifts of the spirit. In Romans 12:6-8  it gives seven gifts the fourth is exhortation. In doing some research on the word and synonyms I believe I … Continue reading

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Running Late for Labor Day Musings

Monday is usually a personal reflections or opinion post. Generally those posts are ready and scheduled for early morning on Monday. Today is Labor Day and I didn’t write a thing in advance. So even if this gets posted before … Continue reading

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Thoughts from Independence Day

This past weekend was the annual celebration of our country’s independence. An old friend from years past posted a copy of the Declaration of Independence on Facebook. I read it again.  My thoughts were turned to what the authors of that document … Continue reading

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What’s all the Hoopla About?

Really, what is all the hoopla about? I have been reading many articles and posts regarding the Supreme Court ruling that all states have to recognize same sex marriage.  The people for whom this is a ‘big win’ are celebrating, … Continue reading

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Look! I’m blogging.

Why did I decide to start a blog? Lately I’ve been doing a lot of internal reflection and discovered that I do have opinions  that I rarely express to anyone outside my family on subjects that matter to me.  I am … Continue reading

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