Category Archives: discouragement

No Need to Despair

In the building where I work, there are two nice rugs at the door for wiping feet so that mud doesn’t get everywhere. Sometimes the rugs get missed and there‚Äôs a mess to clean up. Other times the rug itself … Continue reading

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Good News in Spite of the Headlines

My brother visited us again over the week-end. We had a wonderful visit! We laughed and reminisced and watched old and new movies. We ate and fellowshipped and napped! I even watched a basketball game with him! One thing my … Continue reading

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All Hope is Not Gone!

Saturday mornings when our kids were little were full of preparation for fun. We rarely ever had a bad Saturday. We were either all outside working and playing in the yard or headed to see family or taking a leisure … Continue reading

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In a Battle? God WIll Give You Victory!

On a recent trip we decided to take a tour a civil war battlefield.  We entered through the arched monument with excitement. High atop the Mississippi River bluffs, this park meanders through rugged gullies and deep ravines. There are monuments … Continue reading

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