New Life

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She's Coming Back Several weeks back, I noticed my beloved La Marne rose, the one that touched my heart when we were looking at this house some eleven plus years back, had some damage from the winter's harsh ice storms. You could tell she was an old rose by the size of her trunks and she reached over seven feet tall. I have not done much to … [Read more...]

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I Know You

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  In my room I brought a bit of home with me - an electronic photo frame, teacup - with tea and flowers.I thoroughly enjoyed myself at Haven last week. It was such a delight! One of the greatest parts of the event was meeting several Bloggers. Some of the most thrilling  moments included the words.... I Know You! Let me tell you, … [Read more...]

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Come and Rest

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Do you ever start your week tired? There are so many things that can weigh us down, make us weary. Schedules and activities, interruptions, deadlines, discord, disappointment. Sometimes we just feel tired from the dailies of life. That's where I am this morning So, where do you turn when you're tired and perhaps easily discouraged by all … [Read more...]

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Necessary Pruning

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Life Lessons in the Garden   Dearest and I worked in our garden the first official day of summer. The garden can be such a source for learning. I can so well envision what God is teaching me there.  The flowers appear on the earth; the time of the singing of birds is come, and the voice of the turtle is heard in our land; Song … [Read more...]

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Awareness of Time

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This is going to be a very personal post. I'm not sure exactly when my thought life began to take on this extra note, but at some point I have become more and more aware of time. Time in the sense that each day truly needs to make a difference in some way in my or in someone's life.  I've been thinking more about how I govern … [Read more...]

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The Gifts of a Mother

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When I call to remembrance the unfeigned faith that is in thee, which dwelt first in thy grandmother Lois, and thy mother Eunice; and I am persuaded that in thee also. 2 Timothy 1:5 While reading the books in the Bible written to Timothy by Paul I was struck by the deep love and affection Paul had for Timothy. Paul was instructing Timothy how to … [Read more...]

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For Life

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John 10:10 The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly. I love the music of Downhere. They're latest CD, 'On The Altar of Love' contains some fantastic songs with lyrics that are inspired by scripture. Which I think is why listening to … [Read more...]

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Garden Journal

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After the Rain Comes the Sun 'My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations; Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience. But let patience have her perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing. James 1:2-4 How can a day be a day without a night? ..How can a win be a win … [Read more...]

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A Good Thing

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Proverbs 18:22, “He who finds a wife finds what is good and receives favor from the Lord.” Can a woman be an ideal wife and mother? God created marriage because he saw a need. When a man and woman place their union in the hands of God they can trust He will care for their mutual good. So, what makes a Godly wife beautiful in God's eyes. We … [Read more...]

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Made Complete in Grace

All I Need I Already Have “And He said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee; for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.” II Corinthians 12:9 I think we all struggle with something. Whether it is a physical infirmity, as was … [Read more...]

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