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  • True Friendship Is A Gift
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    True Friendship Is A Gift

    17 months ago

    Photo via Public Domain Where are you're friends When you're down and out? When you get to the point, You feel you want to shout, From the loneliness inside. You begin to doubt, Where are you're friends, When you're down and out? A...

  • On Fire For God
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    On Fire For God

    6 years ago

    Photo via Google Images by vitalministries.com 2 Timothy 1:3 ~ "I thank God, whom I serve, as my forefathers did, with a clear conscience, as night and day I constantly remember you in my prayers." Paul told Timothy to continue on in his faith. ...

  • Fortune Cookies Recipe
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    Fortune Cookies Recipe

    6 years ago

    Photo via Google Images by michaelkonik.com Everyone enjoys getting a fortune cookie at the end of a tasty Chinese dinner. I for one enjoy reading what the paper says inside. Sometimes it's serious, at other times the sayings can be loving and...

  • The Life And Times Of Mrs Buttersworth And Taco Johns
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    The Life And Times Of Mrs Buttersworth And Taco Johns

    6 years ago

    Photo via Google Images by etsy,com Mrs. Buttersworth and Taco John's were husband and wife and she loved her Aunt Jemima. They owned a very nice Log Cabin in the forest near the town of Land-O-Lakes. Mrs. Buttersworth had a beautiful Olive Garden...

  • Paul's Final Word And Dying Shout Of Triumph
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    Paul's Final Word And Dying Shout Of Triumph

    6 years ago

    Photo via Google Images by picture-apostle-paul.seebyseeing.net The book of Acts closes with Paul in prison in Rome about 63 A.D.. This was the first arrest with the Jerusalem Jews having brought charges against Paul, and Paul as a Roman citizen...

  • True Faith Is The Heart Of The Gospel
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    True Faith Is The Heart Of The Gospel

    6 years ago

    Photo via Google Images by frombeginningtoendandbackagain.blogspot.com There are things in this world that can not be trusted, but God can always be trusted. By faith we are learning each day how to please God. Faith is the heart of the Gospel. ...

  • At Least I'm Happy
    13

    At Least I'm Happy

    5 years ago

    Photo via Google Images by aggiesprite.wordpress.com Oh...the days seem so long, So boring and so drear. The saddness in my heart To my eyes brings a tear. I feel so depressed The joy is all but gone. Perhaps it just might help If...

  • Warning Against Theological Error
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    Warning Against Theological Error

    6 years ago

    Photo via Google Images by honeyfromflintyrocks.wordpress.com Churches can get off of their moorings and we need to guard ourselves against it. It's like the blind leading the blind and we fall into the ditch together which is what is called false...

  • Places I've Been To And Still Going To Visit
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    Places I've Been To And Still Going To Visit

    3 years ago

    Photo via blog.openheart.com I have had the opportunity to travel to many different places throughout my life. I hope to travel even more in the years to come. One place I've never been to yet is In Cahoots. From what I understand, apparently you...

  • Making Every Minute Count For Life Means So Much
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    Making Every Minute Count For Life Means So Much

    6 years ago

    This is my beautiful family The way the world is these days, things can be so hectic and overloaded with stress coming at us from all sides. So, how can we go from being overloaded and stressed out, to be calm and balanced? We can begin by going...

  • The Palm Tree Christian
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    The Palm Tree Christian

    6 years ago

    Photo via Google Images I've always had a fascination with palm trees. One of the reasons why I like them so much is that you can find most of them in warm, tropical climates and that's my kind of weather. I prefer warm weather over cold any day!...

  • God's Guidance For Women Of Faith
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    God's Guidance For Women Of Faith

    6 years ago

    Photo via Google Images by suethomasproductions.com 1.) Women of faith will receive God's revelation. 2 Kings 8:1 ~ "Now Elisha had said to the woman whose son He had restored to life, 'Go away with your family and stay for a while wherever you...

  • A Four Point Plan Of Salvation
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    A Four Point Plan Of Salvation

    6 years ago

    Photo via Google Images by carmelafortune.multiply.com In the book of Luke, Jesus told three stories to illustrate the plan of salvation. A.) The lost son wanted to be independent from his father and left home. Luke 15:11-13 ~ "Jesus continued:...

  • How Often Should We Forgive?
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    How Often Should We Forgive?

    6 years ago

    Photo via Google Images by jameswoodward.wordpress.com Jesus Told A Story To Teach Us To Forgive Matthew 18:23 ~ "Therefore, the kingdom of heaven is like a king who wanted to settle accounts with his servants." A.) Scene One ~ A servant...

  • So, What Is In It For Me?
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    So, What Is In It For Me?

    6 years ago

    Photo via Google Images by mariakumar.org God Has Chosen To Rescue People From The Hostility Of This Planet Colossians 1:13 & 14 ~ "For He has rescued us from the dominion of darkness and brought us into the kingdom of the Son He loves, v. 14 in...

  • The Parking Space Blues
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    The Parking Space Blues

    3 years ago

    Photo via Google Images by parkminyoung.com My....oh my, I say with a sigh... Why, oh why, No matter how hard I try, I wind up just wanting to cry... I circle around, And around and around and around, For the most prime parking ...

  • A Call To Humility
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    A Call To Humility

    6 years ago

    Photo via Google Images by recoverygraphics.com Philippians 2: 1~18 Paul described what a healthy Christian should look like. Philippians 2: 1-2 ~ "If you have any encouragement from being united with Christ, if any comfort from His love, if any...

  • It's What's On The Inside That Counts
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    It's What's On The Inside That Counts

    6 years ago

    Photo via flickr by Jerry Jaynes Colossians 2:13 & 14 Paul wanted the churches to be encouraged and united together in love. Colossians 2:1 & 2a ~ "I want you to know how much I am struggling for you and for those at Laodicea, and for all who...

  • God Has A Plan For You
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    God Has A Plan For You

    6 years ago

    Photo via flickr by DrAshraFekry In the Bible we learn about a man named Noah that lived when a great flood covered the earth. Because God wanted to protect Noah and his family, He told him to build and ark. During the flood they were to live...

  • You Can Stand Strong In Your Life
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    You Can Stand Strong In Your Life

    6 years ago

    Photo via Google Images Philippians 4:1 ~ Therefore, my brethren, whom I love and yearn to see, my delight and crown (wreath of victory), thus stand firm in the Lord, my beloved. (Amplified Bible version) Wouldn't you prefer a life that is strong...

  • The Way To Overcome Temptation
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    The Way To Overcome Temptation

    3 years ago

    Photo via flickr by Grezmel James 1:12 ~ Blessed, happy, to be envied is the man who is patient under trial and stands up under temptation, for when he has stood the test and been approved he will receive [the victor's] crown of life which God has...

  • A Reason For Living
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    A Reason For Living

    6 years ago

    Photo via flickr by minomap Philippians 3: 4 ~ 21 A.) In what do we place our confidence in? Paul is concerned for the church in Philippi Confidence was in abilities or flesh B.) The prestige among the Jews ~Philippians 3: v.4 & v. 5~...

  • Words Of Comfort
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    Words Of Comfort

    6 years ago

    Photo via Public Domain "Be of good cheer it is I. Be not afraid." Matthew 14:27 "Let not your heart be troubled you believe in God, believe also in Me." John 14:1 "In the world you shall have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome...

  • Single-Serving Spinach Quiche
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    Single-Serving Spinach Quiche

    6 years ago

    I don't know about you, but I love the taste of a good quiche. I make them with the usual pie crust, eggs, cheese, and all of the other tasty ingredients that go into it. I had such a taste for one that I started getting what was needed to make...

  • The Day My World Changed~Part 3~
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    The Day My World Changed~Part 3~

    3 years ago

    It has taken me a few weeks to muster up the strength to write the continuation of, 'The Day My World Changed' parts 1 and 2. As you read this, I'm sure it will become evident to you the strength I needed to do this. From the comments I have...

  • The Power That's Found In Prayer
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    The Power That's Found In Prayer

    3 years ago

    crossinthewilderness.blogspot.com In the New Testament is the book of Philippians. The theme of the book is "encouragement". It was most likely written from Rome in AD 62 while Paul was in prison. Paul wanted the Philippian Christians to know that...

  • Kid Friendly, One-Pot Mac And Cheese
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    Kid Friendly, One-Pot Mac And Cheese

    7 years ago

    Photo via flickr by angermann If your kids are anything like mine, they love their macaroni and cheese. Here's an easy recipe you can make with only one pot and ingredients you already have in your home. It takes a couple of minutes more than the...

  • Preventing Back Injuries And Muscle Strains While Working In Your Garden
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    Preventing Back Injuries And Muscle Strains While Working In Your Garden

    7 years ago

    Photo via flickr by FelixSS It's that time of year again... people growing gardens of fruits and vegetables galore. There's nothing quite like the satisfaction one can get from enjoying the fantastic taste of fresh produce. All of the hard work that...

  • The Day My World Changed~Part 2~
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    The Day My World Changed~Part 2~

    3 years ago

    Photo via Public Domain I previously wrote a poem entitled, 'The Day My World Changed.' This is a continuation of what happened afterwards... The night is so cold, I've no warm coat to wear. My fingers are frigid, Does anyone even care? ...

  • Pot Roast In Foil With Onion Soup Mix
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    Pot Roast In Foil With Onion Soup Mix

    6 years ago

    4-pound beef arm, blade, beef bottom round, rolled rump, tip, chuck eye roast, rib pot roast or angus beef english roast 1 can (10 3/4 ounces) cream of mushroom soup 1 package (1 3/8 ounces) onion soup mix 8 small potatoes 8 medium carrots,...

  • The Day My World Changed~Part 1~
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    The Day My World Changed~Part 1~

    3 years ago

    I've been thinking about writing this for weeks now going back and forth, should I or shouldn't I. What will people think if I do? The more I contemplate doing it, the more I'm realizing that there are probably people out there who need to hear what...

  •  Acorn Christian
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    Acorn Christian

    5 years ago

    Photo via flickr by vns2009 Did you ever think about an acorn? What significance does it really have? The squirrels think they are of importance! They love to eat them and then bury them to find later, but then can't remember where they put them....

  • Moments Of The Day
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    Moments Of The Day

    7 years ago

    Photo via God of War Every day that we wake up, we have a lot to be thankful for. The gift of a new day before us to enjoy. Moments to take hold of and savor. We should be mindful to take time during these moments ~ morning, noon and night to: In...

  • Delicious Chocolate Chip Cookies
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    Delicious Chocolate Chip Cookies

    6 years ago

    1 cups (2 sticks) unsalted butter 2 cups plus 2 tablespoons flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons firmly packed dark brown sugar 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1 large whole egg 1 large egg yolk 1/2...

  • 'Tis A Beautiful Summer's Day
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    'Tis A Beautiful Summer's Day

    6 years ago

    Photo via Google Images 'Tis a beautiful summer's day, All I want to do is go play. To ride my bike, Or take a hike To the park with my good friend Ray. As I look out the window and see, The sky is as blue as can be. The sun...

  • The Love Of My Dad, The Skier
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    The Love Of My Dad, The Skier

    7 years ago

    I sit and I think, With a smile and a wink, Of the days with my Dad, What great times we had! He loved to joke, And kid around. He'd make me laugh, 'TIl I was on the ground. My sides would ache, From laughing so hard. He was so...

  • The Teenage Runaway's Life
    2

    The Teenage Runaway's Life

    7 years ago

    Photo via Public Domain Is there anybody out there? Does anybody care? Does it matter that I'm freezing, with no coat to wear? As I stand on the corner, Watching people go by, Hustling and bustling, Do they even see me cry? ...

  • Shiny Penny On The Floor
    15

    Shiny Penny On The Floor

    4 years ago

    Photo via livewell360.com A penny, a penny, I found on the floor. It shines and it glistens, Could there be some more? I looked and I looked, To find more loose change. And to my amazement, I thought it quite strange.... To...

  • How Can You Know That You Are A Christian?
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    How Can You Know That You Are A Christian?

    7 years ago

    Photo via Mercado Cruz Did you ever wonder how you can really know that you are a Christian? In the book of 1 John in the Bible, John wrote that those who believe in Jesus Christ have eternal life. God tests us so that we know we have eternal life....

  • A Friend To The End
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    A Friend To The End

    6 years ago

    by cheerchic42792 via flickr My life is a shambles, My life is a mess. Things are going so Down hill, I guess... I'll just have to try, And get things straightened out. Of course! I can do it, All by myself. I'm a strong person,...

  • From Tears To Joy
    18

    From Tears To Joy

    3 years ago

    Christina L. Photography Huynhoc1806 via flickr I see your joys, I see your fears. I see your hurts, I see your tears. I know of your ups, And also your downs. I know of your ins, And outs & all-arounds. I know of your...

  • A Parody Of Country Western Song Titles
    6

    A Parody Of Country Western Song Titles

    6 years ago

    Sarah Fuller Photography Did you ever wonder where the idea for song titles come from? What is the inspiration behind them? Some song titles are written from real life experiences, while there are those that are written from other's. A variety of...

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