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When Cancer Strikes

My husband’s brother Doug has a brain tumor. He had surgery right before Christmas to remove half of the softball-sized mass, which doctors are calling stage 4 glioblastoma. He began radiation and chemotherapy treatments this week. Doug is 59 years old. He has a lovely wife Betty and three precious daughters, Stacey, Stephanie, and Sally. […]

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God’s Perfect Design

Our family loves dogs. Between all of us, we have 4 distinctly different canines in our family. We got to enjoy all of them this past Christmas season as our children came to visit. David and I own a very mellow, 8-year-old golden retriever named Grace.  Extremely gentle and sweet, she also stays close and […]

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Letting Our Light Shine

We got a new artificial Christmas tree this year. We retired the old one because it had several broken branches and a splintered stand that left it looking wobbly and forlorn. Once the new tree arrived, I spent hours unfolding and separating each branch. Then, I began the intricate process of attaching stringed lights to […]

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving from me and my family to you and yours! Here are some scriptures on thankfulness and some self-reflection questions that can help you cultivate an attitude of gratitude. (All scriptures quoted are from the New American Standard Bible.)   “In everything give thanks; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.”—1 […]

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Putting the Puzzle Together

  My grandson Landon has developed a fascination with puzzles lately—well, mostly carrying around the pieces and depositing them where he likes. I thought I would help cultivate this interest and skill by purchasing him a new puzzle, so I looked on Amazon and ordered him one. It was a chunky wooden block puzzle for […]

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