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Oct 02 2009

Friday October 2, 2009

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Yes, he runs so fast that this is what it always looks like! lol. Did you have this “corn popper” toy when you were little? We had one at Grandma’s house growing up. And now Gabriel has one of his very own! I think my precious little boy looks just like his handsome daddy in […]

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Oct 02 2009

Friday October 2, 2009

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October O hushed October morning mild, Thy leaves have ripened to the fall; Tomorrow’s wind, if it be wild, Should waste them all. The crows above the forest call; Tomorrow they may form and go. O hushed October morning mild, Begin the hours of this day slow. Make the day seem to us less brief. […]

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Oct 01 2009

Thursday October 1, 2009

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from Keep a Quiet Heart, by Elisabeth Elliot“Why Is God Doing This to Me?”pp 40-42      An article appeared in the National Geographic years ago which has affected my thinking ever since. “The Incredible Universe,” by Kenneth F. Weaver and James P. Blair, included this paragraph: How can the human mind deal with the knowledge […]

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Oct 01 2009

Thursday October 1, 2009

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These have been gracing my table all week. Aren’t they delightful?! I am looking forward to harvesting seeds soon. I have always loved sunflowers, and these just cheer me up every time I look out the window or step out into the backyard. So pleasant. “Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see […]

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Sep 29 2009

Tuesday September 29, 2009

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I have been having an email discussion with Mrs. Wilson lately, and she has been delightfully encouraging in her typical straight-forward manner. She never makes herself vulnerable, but she has a talent of pinpointing what others need to hear about themselves & their relationship with others/God/the world/what-have-you. She reminded me, “God is not doing this […]

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Sep 26 2009

Saturday September 26, 2009

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But a Christian finds satisfaction in every circumstance by getting strength from another, by going out of himself to Jesus Christ, by his faith acting upon Christ, and bringing the strength of Jesus Christ into his own soul, he is thereby enabled to bear whatever God lays on him, by the strength that he finds […]

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Sep 25 2009

Friday September 25, 2009

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For our Mommy & Tots fellowship group today, we concentrated on Proverbs. It was wonderful to read good, thought-provoking, godly articles; discuss them; share prayer requests; eat yummy food; and watch our children play together & learn about something called sharing. My dear friend Elizabeth brought pumpkin muffins and a plate of super-juicy orange slices. […]

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Sep 25 2009

Friday September 25, 2009

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By night when others soundly slept And hath at once both ease and Rest,  My waking eyes were open kept And so to lie I found it best.  I sought him whom my Soul did Love, With tears I sought him earnestly.  He bow’d his ear down from Above. In vain I did not seek […]

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Sep 24 2009

Thursday September 24, 2009

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This morning I went to the “first installment” of one of the new book studies I have joined this fall. Ironically, both of the book studies started today — but they both meet at the same time! So since one is weekly and one is monthly, I am able to do both, I’ll just simply […]

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Sep 24 2009

Thursday September 24, 2009

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The flower boxes on my porch are still full of beautiful blooms! I love it. My morning glories have truly brightened up my summer. Most of them have been bright blue and white, but just this week we got some pink & purple glories! This one was all wilty by the time I snapped a […]

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