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Profitable Discussion of Prophecy
Sunday, February 24, 2013      1 comments

"Surely the Sovereign Lord does nothing without revealing his plan to his servants the prophets." (Amos 3:7) Since my salvation I have been active in churches - some denominational, others not so - where we still believe that God speaks throug... Read more
"Back in the Saddle Again"
Saturday, February 23, 2013      2 comments

I couldn't reach Levi last night - at 10 pm he still hadn't arrived hjome from work. So I tried this morning before he would leave. We talked for about a half hour. I told him a bit about my "grievances." But I concluded that I was still willing... Read more
Ups and Downs
Friday, February 22, 2013      3 comments

Okay, so, I've been in touch with my ex's parents - 'cause I love them so much. And I haven't STOPPED loving Levi...I have certainly been praying a lot for him, especially for his relationship with the Lord, which matters more to me than his rel... Read more
Thursday, February 21, 2013      2 comments

Well, my young friend ended up developing a migraine a couple of hours before we were going to the class on baptism, so I took him home. But he did enjoy the few hours he spent at my home - he said it was peaceful ("No yelling and arguing and cu... Read more
Wednesday, February 20, 2013      3 comments

A little background: I work as a Teacher Assistant (TA) in a high school, conveniently down the street from where I live. Before I started working there, I'd sit on the porch of a morning with my coffee and pray for the students as they'd p... Read more
Kids and Veggies
Monday, February 18, 2013      2 comments

My late husband used to call Brussels Sprouts "poison plants from Jupiter".(Ironically, he liked other members of the cabbage family.) But my daughter and I have loved them, now and then treating ourselves to the high fat-and-sodium frozen sprou... Read more
Sunday, February 17, 2013      8 comments

I was looking over some photos I'd put on my facebook, and came upon one to which I'd posted this. I think it will give folks a fun laugh today! I don't know who wrote this originally. Most diets fail because we stubbornly continue to think... Read more
"The Comfort Wherewith We Ourselves Are Comforted of God"
Thursday, February 14, 2013      3 comments

While I usually prefer the NIV, I do like the "phrasology" of the KJV for this particular portion of scripture. I have had many occasions to turn to 2 Cor. 1:3-7 over the years. And my recent break-up with Levi gives me another such occasion.... Read more
The Way He Does the Things He Does
Wednesday, February 13, 2013      3 comments

So, I was feeling a little down starting yesterday, as I was facing the anniversary of DH's passing, and having broken up, not having a "sweetheart" for Valentine's Day. We'd gotten a new phone so I had to restore some frequently called nu... Read more
Tuesday, February 12, 2013      2 comments

On February 13, 2011, a Sunday, I got up as usual and went down to prepare the coffee. I then returned upstairs to take a shower. When I finished, I went back to my room to ask my husband if he was going to come to church with me - he would have... Read more
Getting Near That Time
Monday, February 11, 2013      3 comments

While not "religious" about Valentine's Day, still it's nice to let people know that you care about them, whether you are lovers, friends, or family. I heard a song by Steven Curtis Chapman some time ago, and used it as a background for some of ... Read more
Sunday, February 10, 2013      1 comments

One of my problems in the area of weight loss is that I really like food - the many flavors and textures - and it was hard to listen to the stomach saying, "Okay, I've had enough" when the tongue was saying, "But it's so GOOD, I want MORE." But ... Read more
Pumpin' Snow
Saturday, February 09, 2013      2 comments

We must have gotten a foot at the very least since the snow started coming. It is absolutely beautiful. But also inconvenient. I want to get to church tomorrow, especially since I didn't make it LAST week.So, I put on my boots and coat and hat a... Read more
Bathroom Wisdom
Friday, February 08, 2013      4 comments

There is a calendar in the ladies' room of the second floor co-ed staff lav where I work. It's been February for about a week now but it was just this morning when I looked below the photo of the pretty winter landscape to read the quote there: ... Read more
Thursday, February 07, 2013      1 comments

The more I deal with this world's trappings, the more I want of Jesus. I am not rich by U.S. standards, but certainly compared to most of my friends in Peru, I would be considered QUITE well off. I am able to make monthly payments on my van. ... Read more

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