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Top 5 Books for 2020

This past year, with quarantines and shelter in place, I had a lot more time to read. And watch tv... but one of my goals this year is to read more than I watch tv. Wish me luck! And discipline! Anyway, here are my Top 5 books for 2020:📖Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society… Continue reading Top 5 Books for 2020

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Joyful, Patient, & Faithful

“Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.” Rejoice because hope in God and his promises is sure. Be patient because trouble and evil and even death will not win in the end. Be faithful in prayer because God is all-powerful, he is perfectly loving and wise, he listens, and he answers. And… Continue reading Joyful, Patient, & Faithful

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Longing for more: Nearer my God to Thee (medley)

"Whosoever drinketh of the water that I shall give him shall never thirst." — John 4:14 He who is a believer in Jesus finds enough in his Lord to satisfy him now, and to content him for evermore. The believer is not the man whose days are weary for want of comfort, and whose nights… Continue reading Longing for more: Nearer my God to Thee (medley)

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Burdens and luxurious love

Somebody must carry these cares. If I cannot do it myself, can I find any one who will ? My Father who is in heaven stands waiting to be my burden-bearer. With broad shoulders, with omnipotence as his strength, he says “ My child, roll thy burden upon thy God.” Blessed privilege, dare I neglect… Continue reading Burdens and luxurious love

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All things…

“He is before all things, and in him all things hold together.” ‭‭Colossians‬ ‭1:17‬ ‭ Because He created all things, He deserves all honor and service. Because He created all things, nothing is above His power. Because He created all things, we can rest secure. “For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither… Continue reading All things…

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Sausage and Apple Stuffed Acorn Squash

I think fall may be here for real... the air is cooler, skies are true October blue, and it even smells like fall. Since fall is as synonymous with comfort food as it is with colorful leaves, I wanted to try some new comfort food recipes that were healthier than the usual desserts (although I… Continue reading Sausage and Apple Stuffed Acorn Squash

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Flower Songs

They grow around the homes of all the land Silent music! Daffodils, roses that stand Like pink sweet girls--music to see The growing of beautiful melody! Flowers are the music of the ground From earth's lips spoken without sound; Flowers are as music, silent, deep Oxlyps, marigolds, music men keep In pots and vases, beds… Continue reading Flower Songs

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Yours forever

“Oh the joy of knowing that we are yours forever, Yours in the trials of life, and Yours in the last dread trial of death, and then Yours in resurrection, Yours throughout eternity! We do therefore worship You, O God, not under coercion, nor under terror or pressure, but cheerfully and gladly, ascribing to You… Continue reading Yours forever

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Learning to be content: Spurgeon and Paul

"These words show us that contentment is not a natural propensity of man. "Ill weeds grow apace." Covetousness, discontent, and murmuring are as natural to man as thorns are to the soil. We need not sow thistles and brambles; they come up naturally enough, because they are indigenous to earth: and so, we need not… Continue reading Learning to be content: Spurgeon and Paul

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Thanksgiving Psalm

Come, let us sing for joy to the LORD; let us shout aloud to the Rock of our salvation. Let us come before him with thanksgiving and extol him with music and song. For the LORD is the great God, the great King above all gods. In his hand are the depths of the earth,… Continue reading Thanksgiving Psalm