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Daily walk through life

My Uncle Just Died

The tree trimmers had just arrived and began working on our tree, when their boss, whom I’d never before met, wanted to speak with me. “I just received a phone call that my uncle just died.  He wasn’t even sick. … Continue reading

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Repent? What’s Repent?

Years ago a friend invited me to Bible study.  I said, “No thanks, I’m not interested.” She persisted. “We’ll get lunch afterward and we’ll have a good time!  I’ll be at your house at 8:30 tomorrow, so be ready!” I … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning & Another Cruise Ship

It was a Princess Cruise.  As I’d done in the past, I approached the cruise director asking permission to lead an interdenominational Bible study. He was enthusiastic! He said I could do it Sunday morning and he would give me … Continue reading

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It’s Impolite to Stare

A disabled man with a shriveled leg,                                                                                                  Loaded down with a grocery bag                                                                                                   Somehow manages his own wheelchair                                                                                              I quickly turn away, it’s impolite to stare. A woman approaches, pushed from behind                                                                                Distorted, deformed, bitter, unkind                                                                                                    I resist the temptation … Continue reading

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I Cannot Kill My Baby!

It was February 13 and my husband Dan and I were traveling. He dropped me off while he went to park the car. While waiting I noticed a young woman walking toward me.  She looked as if she’d been crying … Continue reading

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The Telephone

The phone rang again.  Another solicitor.  It’s DAILY!   Most are automated recordings, but not all.  This one was live!  Perhaps the Lord wants me to reach out to him.  He asked if I needed a handy man. “No, I’m … Continue reading

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Medical Community Reaches Out

Dr. Tim saw Marta in the Emergency Department. After hearing her sad story, he asked her to wait until he was off duty.  He then drove her to the food store.  She did her shopping and he paid. Then he … Continue reading

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Beach Ministry With Music

There were six of us at the beach table, and a productive time it was! Renee brought her accordion and I had my guitar and together we praised the Lord in music. A clean-cut young father asked for prayer. He … Continue reading

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Japanese Restaurant or Chinese?

My friend Mari and I were looking forward to having lunch in a Japanese restaurant. She had brought a DVD of The Jesus Movie and was hoping to share it with just the right person. We arrived at the front … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Leader

My favorite definition of a leader is this:  One who sees a need and does something about it. My friend Candace is not your typical leader. She is quiet and somewhat timid. But she recognized a need, was sensitive to … Continue reading

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