Monthly Archives: November 2011

IS JESUS THE REASON?

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  One of the often seen quotes at this time of the year is, “Jesus is the reason for the season.” Of course that is in reference to the coming Christmas Holiday. I realize that for a lot of folks … Continue reading

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When you’re an Old Coot

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WHEN  YOU’RE AN OLD COOT   I’ve been rereading a book that about a year ago my daughter-in-law and son gave to me. Looking back on it I figure they are making a statement about me, and they may not be … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving, I don’t think so ….

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THANKSGIVING, I DON’T THINK SO You may not have stopped to think about it, but not everyone is thankful at Thanksgiving. Some are like the suffering person in the note below. “I really don’t get this ‘Thanksgiving thing.’ I don’t … Continue reading

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Is your string securely tied?

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IS YOUR STRING SECURELY TIED? I recently heard a story about a little boy who was sailing his little sail boat in a pond in the park. He had tied a string to the boat so he wouldn’t loose it, … Continue reading

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Fixing Bicycles and Thanksgiving

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FIXING BICYCLES AND THANKSGIVING I recently read a little story about a little girl that touched my heart. It seems that this little girl was late coming home for supper one evening. When she got home her parents were understandably … Continue reading

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Nothing to be thankful for (Part Two)

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NOTHING TO BE THANKFUL FOR (Part Two) I know that this is a difficult time of the year for some people. It seems that the subject of every conversation includes something about the Thanksgiving holiday. It’s difficult for some people, … Continue reading

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The Parts We Miss

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THE PARTS WE MISS I recently wrote an article dealing with the fact that our Christian life is a life of continual learning. We literally never stop finding new stuff in the scripture. I really don’t know how many times … Continue reading

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Nothing to be thankful for

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I’VE GOT NOTHING TO BE THANKFUL FOR When thinking about our upcoming Thanksgiving holiday here in the U.S., the old Bing Crosby song popped into my mind. I believe it was from the movie “Holiday Inn,” which is a great … Continue reading

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