My Daughters, My Treasures

  This past week, we visited our son and his wife AND our youngest grandson, Caleb—our Christmas baby! While there, I began working on a little booklet which is a compilation of Matthew Henry’s notes on Proverbs 31. As I was reading and copying and pasting and organizing the information into a booklet, my daughter-in-law […]

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Our Heavenly Home

Dorothy really did get it right—there’s no place like home! Last week, we returned home after traveling nearly 2,500 miles, through nine states: Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Minnesota, Iowa, South Dakota (our point of GREAT interest—but that’s another post!), Missouri, and Kentucky. What a wonderful country I am privileged to call home, and we didn’t […]

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The Saddest Verse in the Bible or Who Goes to Hell?

 Matthew 7:23: And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity.  This is not only the saddest verse in the Bible, but it is also the most frightening verse as well. As a point of reference, this chapter is part of what we call “The Sermon […]

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Why Go to Church…

Well, how did you make out yesterday: Sunday? Did you make it to church, Sunday School, PM service? Life is full of choices, and those choices shape who we are and what we believe about ourselves, others, and God. Choices: I went to church vs. I did not go to church That decision may have […]

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Talent or Tenacity?

I’ve been teaching piano lessons now for over forty years, and I’ve had a lot of different students!  Some have gone on to college, majoring in music, while others didn’t make it past the first year!  I’ve noticed something over the years, and my conclusion may surprise you: I’d rather have a student who is […]

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Strong Children – No Greater Joy!

PARENTS – if you are looking for great articles for parenting, check out No Greater Joy.  You may be tempted to discount them at first glance, but there is MUCH truth in what they say.  Just apply one of my pastor’s favorite quotes: Eat the fish and spit out the bones, although, when it comes […]

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Your Living Legacy

Our lives are ordered by the Lord, and He does this through people and circumstances which He sends our way. This week has been a flurry of activity in a kaleidoscope of directions, which is probably true for most of us; however, dealing with death does not drop into the schedule every week. A dear […]

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