Published January 12th, 2013 by

“I can do what you can't do, and you can do what I can't do. Together we can do great things.” Perhaps Mother Teresa was thinking about spiritual gifts when…

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Published January 12th, 2013 by

Do you find yourself quoting public opinion polls, especially during election times? I used to but I’m just re-reading the Book of Acts. Now, I won’t be so swift to…

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Published January 12th, 2013 by

Do you feel like you are surrounded by an endless stream of people, all of them wanting something from you? There’s only so much of us to go around. Is…

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Published January 6th, 2013 by

This line always made a comedian’s audience laugh. “I didn’t come here to be made sport of.” Well, I ask you, who did! None of us wants to be the…

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Published January 6th, 2013 by

My friend Carley Cooper wrote a blog listing the things she believed in. That blog got me to thinking about what I believe. Carley said she’d been working on her…

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Published January 6th, 2013 by

Sewers have to consider the amount of ease in a pattern. Ease is the difference between the actual pattern size and the extra room needed to give the body some…

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Published January 6th, 2013 by

As a devotional writer, I consider it part of my job to stir you up. And let us consider and give attentive, continuous care to watching over one another, studying…

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Published January 6th, 2013 by

While this anonymous prayer sounds like it might be only for the elderly, remember that you too are aging. You might want to save a copy that special birthday occasion.…

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Published January 5th, 2013 by

Today is January 6th, Epiphany, which marks the visit of the Magi to celebrate Jesus’ birth. What do we know about Gaspar, Melchior and Balthasar anyway? They arrived at the…

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Published January 5th, 2013 by

Sheep have other traits which are not so wonderful. They blindly follow the first sheep that moves, literally! When they do, they may end up over a cliff or in…

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