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When Life Goes Nuts

     My life has been a bit nuts lately. I’m selling my house and moving in with my daughter. I just can’t afford to keep up a house any longer. She’s buying a beautiful new house with a room … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to my Family

NEWS FLASH! I LOVE YOU! But BAPTISM DOES NOT SAVE YOU! Some of you have been baptized. I know because I was there. Yet with a few exceptions, your lives do not reflect a walk of salvation. They don’t boldly … Continue reading

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  Happy New Year! It’s getting off to a bit of a rough start for me. My car tire had a blowout coming down 85 from North Carolina. I’d already had a bad spark plug, but when the tire blew, … Continue reading

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Changes

Happy Day after Christmas! In the UK, they call it Boxing Day. To them, it’s a big deal. Here, not so much unless you’re a retailer. Then it’s one of the biggest shopping days of the year. I always remember … Continue reading

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Distractions

Today is my last tutoring session with my ARW student and tomorrow night is the last for my ESL students for this year. I am so proud of these students. They are so determined to read and write and speak … Continue reading

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Dissention

Our church is in a time of transition. We elected our pastor search committee Sunday night. I’m happy to report it was a very civilized and peaceful meeting. I’ve been a part of a church where such was definitely not … Continue reading

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Preparation The last few weeks November and most of December are incredibly busy for most people. Preparations for Thanksgiving and Christmas take a lot of time and energy to prepare. Food and gifts must be bought, those gifts need to … Continue reading

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A Christmas Short Story

The Ornament by Teresa Pollard Eight year old Debbie Parker peered at the butterfly ornament and chewed her thumbnail. It was hanging from a gold wire stand which sat under a glass dome on Grandma Watkins’ old upright piano next … Continue reading

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Plans

I told a friend the other day that I so miss the Virginia fall. Living in the mountains, the fall was a riot of spectacular color that lasted for several weeks. Here, at least where I live, fall consisted of … Continue reading

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Halloween

Tonight is Halloween. I have a Facebook friend who’s been ranting for a month, basically that any Christian who celebrates Halloween is headed straight to hell. On the other hand, I have some other friends who act like it’s the … Continue reading

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