Dipping into the Community Pool: February 17

Today we offer you some excellent articles on our our speech and how we use it.  Nancy and I just finished a study on the book of James, so they served as an exclamation point for us.  Along with these, you will find a few other subjects of interest.  Have a great weekend!   This […]

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Sweet: Denoting a Pleasant Taste Like that of Sugar

Today’s photo challenge is sweet!  How fitting for Valentine’s Day.  As I looked through my photos, I realized I had more vege pics than confections.  I’m sure that means something, but I’m not sure what.                               Posted in response to Daily […]

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It was Love

We all need good role models at every stage of life, not just in our youth. I gravitate toward those whose race is won, as the hymn says. It’s important to me that a person walks the walk that they passionately claim to believe in and talk about. And it’s equally important to me that […]

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Tour Guide: See it Like a Native

Today’s photo challenge takes us right into the center of our town.  Hope you enjoy the tour guide of our fair little city.   Large old trees scattered throughout the landscape     Seasonal color right down to the roots     The town clock which alerts us to the hour day and night   […]

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Dipping into the Community Pool: February 5

Not too long ago we posted information about the new Voice of the Martyrs’ movie, Tortured for Christ. This story is as important now as it was when Pastor Wurmbrand spent 14 years in Communist prisons. Take this great opportunity to share the message of today’s persecuted church with your family and church. You can […]

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Beloved: Dear, Precious, Much Loved

Today’s photo challenge proved to be an emotional exercise, bringing back so many wonderful memories.  The photos stand as solid reminders of how blessed I am to be  part of a truly loving and affectionate family.  The theme is of a more personal nature, but love is a universal language.  I hope you enjoy seeing […]

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So Many Words

Sometimes I just need to sit quietly and listen. My days are often filled with writing—emails, letters, class notes, lessons, lists—with little time left for quality, undisturbed, focused listening. So yesterday I made a concentrated effort to listen by limiting my talking, which is naturally a prerequisite, and thinking hard about what I was hearing. […]

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Variation on a Theme: Different or Distinct Form or Version of Something

Today’s photo challenge puts a new layer on the usual theme by introducing variation.  Hope you enjoy the photos.   Firewood:  Halves, Whole, and a Wayward Branch     Varied Walkway at Ft. Sumpter, South Carolina       I Love Sheep!  (I think the older one is sticking its tongue out at me.)   […]

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Tracking My Heart

I received a fitness watch for my birthday, the kind with lots of embedded programs, monitors, flashing lights, alarms, and who knows what else. Basically, I’m interested in the pedometer feature that continually counts my steps. I’m one of those 10,000-steps-a-day people, combining some running, walking, stairs, and maybe even a little biking on occasion. […]

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Dipping into the Community Pool: January 20

We’re very happy today to share some great articles with you.  Every one of them is rich in wisdom.  If you have children, don’t miss the last entry regarding David Murray’s new book to assist children in their reading of the Bible.  He has put his heart into this and is following it up with […]

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