THESE FIVE LESSONS, I'VE LEARNED IN 2019

Hello, my friends, how are you today? Do you know that the past three weeks have brought to my neck of the woods, above freezing temperatures? I believe the lowest temperature so far has been 35°, even now, it is 37°, with a high of 42°.  We are in January, people; well technically we are still…

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I WANT TO BE CHOSEN AND YOU DO TOO!

Hey friends, how are you today? Did you have an enjoyable Christmas Day? In my neck of the woods, we are family of four.  Before we moved here, Christmas was always celebrated with a family of at least twenty or more, which does not include those whose homes had to visited on that day.  This occasion brings…

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THESE ARE ABSOLUTELY FREE!

Hello friends, how was your week? I pray it was a ‘slowing down’ rather than a ‘speeding frenzy’ although for some of you, I suspect the latter.  Today it’s a chilly, but sunny 14° in my neck of the woods, with a few inches of snow on the ground, from a recent snow storm.  It is cold;…

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10 WAYS TO DE-STRESS THIS CHRISTMAS

Hey friends, how are you? How was your weekend? What did you do? Well… my weekend was quite eventful, thank you for asking.  We left very early on Friday to pick up the girls from their university (praise the Lord, they attend the same school). The entire week, we told them to be ready to go…

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CELEBRATE TODAY

Hey friends, how are you today? How was your week? Can you believe we are less than one week away from Christmas? I love this time of the year! I love everything about Christmas, truly there wouldn’t be Christmas without Christ, my Savior.  What a privilege; what an honor to be part of the family of…

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IT'S NOT ME, THOUGH

Hey friends, how are you today? How was your weekend? The children had the Christmas Play this past Sunday and they did a fabulous job.  Of course, it wasn’t without its usual kids’ quirks; like the 3 and 4 year old ‘soldiers’ who refused to leave the stage after their parts or the 8 year old,…

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LET US 'BE' TOGETHER

 Hey friends, how are you today? For those who live in the US, how was your thanksgiving? As for us, we had a wonderful time. Thankfully, although we have no other family near us, we’ve been blessed with the best church family. We spent the day with a few other like-minded friends, which ensured our…

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LET ME TELL YOU WHY

Hey friends, how are you today? How was your week? What is your weather like, in your neck of the woods?  The past few days have been simply gorgeous. Although a bit chilly to start off the day, the temperature rose to mid-40° throughout the day, which is my kind of day.  And guess what? Today’s temperature…

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STRESS! YOU HAVE NO IDEA!!!

Good morning dear friends, how are you today? It is snowing AGAIN in my neck of the woods.  Last week’s snow was still on the ground. Will this be the pattern for the rest of the year, Lord? I’m not sure I can do it.  Pray for me, I’m already a bit discouraged.   Right now, our temperature stands…

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GROCERY SHOPPING?… REALLY???

Hey friends, how was your weekend? Did you stay indoors, all weekend long, or did you go out? If you did, where did you go? Because I work five days out of the seven, I like to keep my weekends free of activities, except of course, service on Sundays.  Last weekend was a bit busier than…

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