Monthly Archives: February 2014

Blue is the color of peace…

As soon as you enter a home, say, “God bless this home with peace.” ~ Luke 10:5 [Contemporary English Version] My people will live in peaceful dwelling places,     in secure homes,     in undisturbed places of rest. ~ Isaiah 32:18 [NIV] … Continue reading

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What brings you joy…

So, the radio announced winter alert, blizzard blast moving in.  Hunker down Monday through Tuesday.  But when I slipped open my blinds, the morning air breathed whispery tufts above the marshmallow drifts here…there.  Not much different than the milder, dry … Continue reading

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                Then you will go on your way in safety,     and your foot will not stumble. When you lie down, you will not be afraid;     when you lie down, your sleep will be sweet. Have no fear of sudden disaster … Continue reading

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Baking up a valentine…

 Know someone who could use a bit of sweet thinking of you joy today? ©  Pam Depoyan . Why Limit Valentines Chiefly to Romance? Might you… Bring someone a baked treat? Put a poem in another’s mailbox? Design a little … Continue reading

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Gathering Roses of Red

You know what I always loved most about those colorful, sometimes cornball, oftentimes sweet, always dear valentines in school? Slipping my hand into a pretty little sack waiting just for me…one filled with messages heart to  heart No one was … Continue reading

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…Violets are Blue…

Many moons ago, I put together a simple storybook in rhyme to entertain some children of my heart…                  a tiny story based on a child pondering – is there one season better than another?  Going from … Continue reading

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O, Strong High Tower

The name of the Lord [Jesus] is a strong tower; The righteous run to it and are safe. [Healed, Ransomed in victory]* ~ Proverbs 18:10 [New King James] . PEACE is the word flowing over me as I render this … Continue reading

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Could you use a little ‘laughter in your mouth’ today?

Music lubricates the spirit!  ~ L. Mink I will praise the Lord no matter what happens. I will constantly speak of his glories and grace. I will boast of all his kindness to me. Let all who are discouraged take heart. … Continue reading

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Are we calling ourselves ‘worried?’

Fear is the “oh, no” weapon the Enemy uses to paralyze us with faith in lies. Faith is the “oh, yes!” shield God uses to bring victory with Truth! “Because He said so, I will believe and hold His Word … Continue reading

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Why I Love The Shop Around My Corner

Funny how books transcend time, isn’t it?  I’m remembering a bit of one from childhood that made me feel – mm, I want to do that! That, was to surprise my pen pal with clever little pen and ink sketches … Continue reading

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