Published August 19th, 2014 by

The daily news brings stories about people in court over clotheslines and barking dogs. Surely our own common sense could settle these issues without clogging the courts with frivolous matters.…

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Published August 18th, 2014 by

“Guess what, Amma! I tied my own shoes today. I just couldn’t figure it out, until my friend showed me how to make bunny ears! Now it is so easy…

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Published August 17th, 2014 by

For years, I thought that if I just kept close to Jesus, I could be free of sin. Unfortunately, that was not particularly successful. Then I finally figured out that…

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Published August 16th, 2014 by

This year I was one of the authors privileged to participate in the local library event, Books and Bites. For a small fee, local restaurants provided beverages and a dessert…

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Published August 15th, 2014 by

When Joseph’s brothers sold him off as a slave, they concocted this story to cover their tracks. They took Joseph’s coat, butchered a goat, and dipped the coat in the…

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Published August 14th, 2014 by

What if the world worked backward and a drowning man had to throw the rope to a person on the shore? Or our children were born as adults and over…

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Published August 13th, 2014 by

We’re a pretty honest bunch. We don’t steal pens or paperclips from work or keep lost wallets People can count on us to tell the truth most of the time.…

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Published August 12th, 2014 by

Some of us will miss heaven by about twelve inches. That’s the approximate distance between our head and our heart. Oh, we go to church, take note of the sermon…

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Published August 11th, 2014 by

Recently, Belinda Burston, blogging at Whatever He Says, described weasel (evasive, misleading) words. In her book, You Never Gave Me a Name, Katie Funk Wiebe wrote that one of her…

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Published August 10th, 2014 by