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The Wait is Over!

Paxton Levi Charles Dove was born on December 17th at 2:23 a.m., weighing a whopping 6lbs. 15 oz.  Our third grandbaby is doing well and my son and his lovely wife are trying to adjust to the new “normal” in … Continue reading

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Still Waiting

We’re still waiting for Grandbaby #3 to be born!  Any day now, we hope… but boy it’s tough to wait when all I want to do is hug on that precious newborn.  (I’m sure his Mom and Dad are equally … Continue reading

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A Social Network Christmas Story

As an educator and teacher, and a writer of young adult fiction, I discovered quickly if I wanted to relate and converse with my students and my readers on a regular basis I would have to join social media sites.  Facebook is the … Continue reading

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25 Encouraging Scripture Verses for Christmas

Today I remember my father-in-law, Charles Sr. who passed away a few years ago on this date.  When we visited the funeral home to discuss final arrangements for Dad, it was hard not to notice all the Christmas trees and … Continue reading

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So Be Good for Goodness Sake!

My daughter posts on Facebook almost daily the adventures of “Chippy”, my grandbabies’ little Elf who has shown up for the past several years at their home on December 1st.  He has numerous adventures in their home and then he … Continue reading

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It is Written – A Journey Through the New Testament (6)

On the 24th my family will celebrate the birth of the Christ Child once again.  The tradition has been that we attend the Christmas Eve service at our church, then come home and feast on a turkey dinner.  Another tradition is my … Continue reading

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It is Written – A Journey Through the New Testament (5)

I have worked with youth as a teacher and in my church most of my adult life.  It has been such a privilege for me to walk alongside many of these young people over the years.  I have watched many … Continue reading

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It is Written – A Journey Through the New Testament (4)

As I stated on Week 1, Christmas is often a time to be “frazzled”.  I have experienced the crush of mall shoppers, bustling by me to find that perfect gift for that special someone.  A recent poll indicated that the average person … Continue reading

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It is Written – A Journey Through the New Testament (3)

I saw a child the other day at church say, “God loves me soooo much” and then she spread out her arms side to side as wide and as far as she was able to indicate that as far as her little … Continue reading

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It is Written – A Journey Through the New Testament (2)

How’s the Christmas baking coming?  Did you enjoy last week’s “journey” through the New Testament?  Let’s continue to be encouraged and strengthened this week. It is Written John 17:23. “It is written” – I am in Christ and loved by … Continue reading

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