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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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Lessons from the Gym

Until recently, I’ve struggled trying to find some kind of exercise that will work for me. I tried walking and running, which I had to stop due to plantar fasciitis. I tried aerobics, which threw out my back—twice. I tried the elliptical and weight lifting, which aggravated my carpal tunnel syndrome. Geez, I thought. Am […]

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For the Weak and Weary Ones

I had just finished my workout at the J. Fred Corriher YMCA and was stretching on the mat that covered most of the floor in the Functional Training Center. “Lord, I am so tired today,” I prayed. “Please give me the strength to keep going and to do what You would have me do today.” […]

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Update on New Radio Ministry!

I am pleased to announce that my weekly radio Bible teaching broadcasts, as well as the scriptures shared on them, will be available on my website susanjaneking.com beginning this Sunday, September 17. (Click on the Radio tab.) That way, you can have access to them any time after they are on the radio. This offering […]

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