Category Archives: personal

May God grant you each day…

My prayer for you! Continue reading

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Lonely and Afflicted

Just a personal moment. Continue reading

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In transition

I am grateful for you as a reader! May you know God’s great blessing on your life! Continue reading

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I am in my 60s now, but…

The best years of your life are between 60 and 80 years? Continue reading

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When life feels difficult

I’ve often asked God for green pastures and still waters. God has been faithful to provide times of rest and refreshment.  Continue reading

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I have a dream (an eight year old)

A school project our granddaughter wrote. This was hung in the hall of her public school! Wow! What a dream for an eight year old! Let the light shine! Brought tears to my eyes and joy to my heart!

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You are my helper and my Savior

“May all who search for you be filled with joy and gladness in you. May those who love your salvation repeatedly shout, “God is great!” But as for me, I am poor and needy; please hurry to my aid, O God. You are my helper and … Continue reading

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Four servants of God who battled fierce despair

Four servants of God. Each one reached an extremely low point in life. All of them felt that life was no longer worth living. Continue reading

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Son offers his first song

Sammy C https://thinkpoint.files.wordpress.com/2012/11/samc.mp3

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Truth from a five year old

She read the title, “When people are big and God is small.” She then asked me what it means. Continue reading

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