The Doors of Life

March 22, 2015

Matthew 7:7-8   Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you: For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.   One of my favorite sayings is, “If you don’t ask you’ll […]

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Putting Your Life on Hold

February 28, 2015

Mid-October of last year the secretary at my home church had to resign to take care of her very ill husband. And guess who the assistant secretary is that was called to fill in? Yep, that’s right, me. If all had of went as planned I was to undergo a couple of weeks of training […]

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The Gift of a New Year

December 28, 2014

Luke 6:38 Give, and it shall be given unto you: good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom. For with the same measure that ye mete withal it shall be measured to you again.   Here we are at the close of another year. I always feel […]

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The True Meaning of Christmas

December 24, 2014

  It is the Eve of Christmas and I just simply want to share with you an article that ran in the Tribune, our local newspaper here in Elkin, NC. Area school children were asked to write a short essay on “What Christmas Means to Them.” I want to share what my Granddaughter, Emma wrote. […]

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The Loss of a Good Friend

November 2, 2014

For weeks now a special friend of mine has been slowly fading into the sunset. Everyday she moves a little slower, and takes about twice as long as she once did to crank up in the mornings. It is such an awful feeling not being able to stop the aging process.   This special friend […]

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Spider Attack

October 17, 2014

I love life! It is ever changing, and ever challenging. We never know what the day, week or month will bring. It’s like we get up in the morning and are handed a whole passel of gifts. One day that gift may be a surprise box of happiness, another day may bring bad news, or, […]

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Do-over at the Smooching Pond

October 6, 2014

Do you ever look back at your life and think, “If I could only do that over?” There are lots of things in life that you can do over. A bad haircut will grow out and you can start all over again with a new style. A golf shot can be done over, and over […]

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A Resting Place

September 30, 2014

Luke 8:1 And it came to pass afterward, that he went throughout every city and village, preaching and shewing the glad tidings of the kingdom of God: and the twelve were with him.   Let it be known to the world that I do not like to bed hop. One of the reasons I love […]

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Back to Work

September 22, 2014

It feels so good to be sitting here in front of my computer this morning. For the past four months I’ve been playing grandma to my granddaughter and travel companion to my hubby. What an awesome, busy, whirlwind of a life I’ve experienced these past few months. Starting the summer off in late May my […]

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A Heck of a Fellow, Tom Harbin

July 20, 2014

Today I heard about the passing of an old friend, Thomas Newton “Tom” Harbin, he was only 72 years young. Tom was as worthy a friend as any one could possibly ask for. We shared secrets that I know he took to the grave. For twenty years he honored those of us who worked at […]

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