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Some have asked about the poor tree that was bent double from the heavy snow we got in late October. Believe it or not, it survived very well - just lost a small branch near the top, and which is still hanging up in the tree as we are too chick... Read more
My soul finds rest in God alone; my salvation comes from him.
He alone is my rock and my salvation. He is my fortress, I will never be shaken.
How long will you assault a man? Would all of you throw him down -- this leaning w... Read more
snow results October 29th
Offically we only got 5 inches of snow - but: it was wet, so how accurate was the measure? and 2. I don't live at the Harrisburg airport where the official nunbers are computed. At our house, we got several more inches than that.
I have ... Read more
Amazing weather in the mid-state!
Ok, as of 7 p.m. today, Friday OCTOBER 28th, where I live is expecting something like 9.2 inches of snow by 10 p.m. Saturday night. Let's see what the actual turns out to be.
It's to be a wet snow - heart attack snow. ... Read more
This 'n that
Several weeks ago DH and I thought the bathroom scale wasn't working right, so we bought a new one. I cried when I got on it - it weighed me 10-15 pounds MORE than my old one did. I'll get around to changing my SP page, maybe yet tonight.
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"Lions, and Tigers, and Bears, Oh My!"
We were 'in the neighborhood' the other day when the Zanesville, OH man let all his exotic animals loose then shot himself......we actually drove thru town that afternoon.
So the stories of "Lions, and Tigers, and Bears, Oh My!" were of gre... Read more
My Fingernails or His Hand?
I want to share something with you that I read this morning. Something that really resonates with me.
From “Our Daily Bread” for 10/20/2011 My Fingernails or His Hand?
“Tough times can cause us to get our perspective turned a... Read more
Confession and TMI (too much information)
I'm clinically depressed, and my formerly faithful anti-depressant quit working. I've been on another for a couple of weeks, but it isn't doing the job yet (can take up to 6 WEEKS). But I have an appointment with a psychiatrist next week - and... Read more
Assuring Grace (Faith)
This is the sermon I missed due to illness. I finally got a copy of and listened to the tape.
Assuring Grace How to defeat your doubts and develop faith
Matthew 9:27-31 “As Jesus went on from there, two blind... Read more
Random thoughts - Tues the 4th
I donated blood this morning - I like to do that because I was once a recipient and this way I can give back.
I visited my dr this afternoon and she took blood to check some of my numbers to be sure I do/don't need a change in that medicine... Read more
Growing in Grace
Hi Everyone, I hope you've been as blessed by the "Grace" sermon notes I've been posting as I have. There are just two more - one for today, and tomorrow I hope to get the tape of the one I missed due to illness. When I get the tape, I'll lis... Read more
How to Extend God’s grace to others. Matthew 10:8 “Heal the sick, raise the dead, cleanse those who have leprosy, drive out demons. Freely you have received, freely give.”
True/False questions to think about:
A pe... Read more
Here is the second in the "Grace" series
Lamentations 5:19-22 (Prayer of Jeremiah) “You, O Lord, reign forever; your throne endures from generation to generation. Why do you always forget us? Why do you forsake us so ... Read more
I went back and realized I'd not given you the sermon notes on the first few sermons in the series on Grace. Here is the first sermon, Saving Grace.
Psalm 145:8-9 “The Lord is gracious and compass... Read more
Saturday's thoughts on perseverance
Earlier this year I (mostly) stopped most of my exercise - I was grieving a few things, but especially the loss of my dear Mother. God ministered to me, directly and through friends, and I finally resumed cardio on a more regular basis. But I ... Read more