• Freedom

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    As I was sitting at my computer the other morning wondering what to blog about, suddenly the word “freedom” popped into my head. There’s been a lot of it in the news lately… Scotland asking for freedom from England and then voting it down. Christians and Muslims alike wanting freedom…

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  • The Master’s Hand

    nedArt

    This painting was created by my husband Ned on his iPad. He loves creating these pictures with his crafty stylus and the more he works at it the better he gets. I am sitting at the kitchen table at our daughter Jennifer's home in Michigan while she is baking a…

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  • The Feast

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    I love to feast with family, and even though I am not a great cook, I can always contribute something. My husband Ned is the chef in our family, although our children and grandchildren can whip up some incredible meals, like my daughter-in-law Jenell, seen here holding a platter of good…

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  • Child-Like

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    I love to watch the young and old interact.  There is nothing more precious than seeing the connection of an elderly person laughing it up with young children.  We are in Michigan visiting our family.  We were enjoying the reception at our grandson's wedding when one of our grandsons, Hayden,…

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  • Why Do Fridays Matter?

    Why do fridays matter

    I’m remembering a special birthday party our daughter Kim and I put on for her dad and my wonderful husband Ned. Old friends stopped by, ate, swapped stories, laughed and just enjoyed each other. Some girlfriends and I hammed it up and took a picture like we were a dancing line,…

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  • My Favorite SM

    Susan Dooley

    She was a woman bent over from years of living.  Her white hair framed a round face; twinkling sharp eyes looked deep within when she spoke to you.  When she would pray often she would cry as she would hold your hand and cry out to the Lord she loved…

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  • Open the Eyes of My Heart

    Christopher Duffley

    What a week this has been!  This morning I watched a video of Christopher Duffley, a young boy who is blind and autistic sang “Open the Eyes of My Heart Lord.”  The huge audience went wild…this wee boy, with all his limitations, outdid everyone in their singing and praising…his actions,…

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  • Arms Made of Yarn

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    Whenever I read the story about the sheep and the goats in Matthew 25, I always whisper a prayer that I will be a wooly sheep and not a disgruntled goat.  Sometimes people read this and then they scamper away spending their lives trying to earn their way to heaven…

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  • When To Spit

    Laodicea Ruins

    My husband Ned and I are hosting a Bible study at our home and we are studying the book of Revelation.  It has been wonderful for each person brings so much knowledge to the table.  We have met four times and we are still in our study of the seven…

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  • That Little Voice

    Tucson City Wide Worship Night

    Last week my husband Ned and my friend Bon joined me and hundreds of other Christians around the city for the first “Citywide Worship and Prayer Night” at the Fox Theatre in downtown Tucson. It was presented by 4Tucson, City Psalms Tucson and K-Love radio. It was incredible. There were…

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