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Do you have blinders on?

My husband and I attended a new church recently and I found the message delivered by this young pastor really spoke to my heart. He described how on a recent group mission trip to Detroit the group passed a homeless … Continue reading

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Prayers for Recovery

This past week has been heartbreaking as the hurricane hit Houston and the surrounding areas. So much loss and devastation for so many. Last time I talked about our nation needing prayer. Tomorrow has been declared a day of prayer. For … Continue reading

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Learning to let go

Our Pastor gave a sermon on forgiveness and letting go recently. Of course, he was talking about national problems and historical events where the wounds have never healed and bitterness grows. Why do people keep those old wounds alive? Why … Continue reading

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Sower Part Two

Last time I posted about sowing seeds like Jesus did. Since then I have seriously looked for opportunities. I’ll admit, it isn’t easy. Living in a small community doesn’t give me much opportunity especially because I don’t work anymore. I … Continue reading

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Are you the sower or the seed?

  Now that I am retired, I am able to read and study the Bible more than ever. I love that but I am always looking for the opportunity to talk about my faith with those I encounter. This broken … Continue reading

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Make a Difference

Time seems to pass so quickly with the busyness of life. I am mindful of which activities I commit to do. The older I get – the more urgency I feel about making a difference in life. When I taught those … Continue reading

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What if?

Life has been a roller coaster ride for me. I have had so many life altering events happen  I thought I would never get through because I felt like I was drowning. There were seasons where each time I thought … Continue reading

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A Journey of Faith

I can’t remember a time that I didn’t believe in God. I was brought up in the Catholic faith and never doubted that there was a God. My great grandmother instilled in me a healthy reverence and fear of God. … Continue reading

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Welcome to My Blog

Welcome to my new blog about my life as a retired teacher. For some people, retirement might mark the end of a life of work, nothing left to do but collect your pension, travel, or volunteer. Excitement may be gone … Continue reading

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