Monthly Archives: April 2012

valuable crops :)

You know, I’m over 55, but I won’t be stopping my work with children any time soon! And mostly for selfish reasons. For example, when your own are grown up, you miss the sense of “holiday”, when the summer comes. … Continue reading

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peace-fakers, peace-breakers and peacemakers

Bet you thought you were getting out of sermon notes this week! I wasn’t worrying about getting behind, since I’m teaching this Sunday, and won’t be hearing the next one for a few days anyway. Part 2 of “The Freedom … Continue reading

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the least of these

Friday! Doesn’t mean as much to us “retired” folk any more, except… It’s the day I wake up early, since it’s one of the few I can really sleep in. It’s the day I count up all my calories for … Continue reading

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Confess, be healed.

Yeah, one of those Brutally Honest things again. (Be warned!) There has been a couple of things going on for several weeks/months, and I’ve only just come to realize that they are related. The light has come on! The girls … Continue reading

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Does God want me to be FAT?!

This weather really doesn’t help to get over the “post-parents-visit” syndrome. Since it was raining and we couldn’t do any exercise walk, I should have gotten out the dance playlist for exercise… but you know how it is when you … Continue reading

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good things!

Another 2 pounds lost, calories saved up for the weekend, and Nanny & Pappy coming for a visit–what more could one possibly want! :D Don’t get TOO excited about those lost pounds though, they’re still the same ones I keep … Continue reading

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Cry, Sing, Breathe, Dance!

I’m going to put this quote here, to remind myself: “If you do not breathe through writing, if you do not cry out in writing, or sing in writing, then don’t write”–Anais Nin. That’s not to say I’m really a … Continue reading

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Enemy, meet Offended Party…

As Brian said, even if what he’s saying is “old hat” to you, you can use it to help you share it with others–and I find his clear points an excellent, intelligent way to do it! So Part 1 of … Continue reading

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A Parable

There was a beautiful young bride, who grew older. She was attacked, lied about, beat up. Most of her loved ones left her. She stood on shaky feet. Bruised, broken-hearted. No longer beautiful. Someone told her she had no vision. … Continue reading

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Letting go

At Small Group the other day, we studied the first few verses of James 5, where he lashes out at people for storing up riches…. “stuff” that was being wasted, sat on, not used. So it went mouldy, and rusted. … Continue reading

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