Category Archives: HERE & THERE

Daily walk through life

Is Abortion Bad?

I was 12 when I first learned about abortion.  I asked my mother, “Is abortion bad?” “Yes, it’s bad!  Abortion is the killing of an unborn baby!  It’s a terrible thing!” That was it for me!  If my mother said … Continue reading

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Should Christians Drink?

I still remember my first date in college.  We doubled with Gloria, a friend from high school, and her date.  I always admired Gloria for her good judgment.  I didn’t know then that this was because she was a follower … Continue reading

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Chicken Evangelist

We recently returned from a trip to Texas.  Loved the church we visited!  The pastor had written a book I couldn’t wait to read:  The Adventures of a Chicken Evangelist, by Steve Nelson. It told of his experiences during 40 days … Continue reading

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Pol Pot’s Dictatorship – a history lesson

It was 1975.  Little “Bona” was the youngest of five sons.  One night the Communist forces of the Khmer Rouge came to his village in Cambodia and took his father away, never to be heard from again.  Pol Pot’s vicious … Continue reading

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I Can’t Forgive My Parents!

I was visiting with a sick, elderly friend. I never knew her to be a follower of Jesus,  yet she expected to go to heaven someday.  She told me the two people she did not look forward to seeing in … Continue reading

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Sharing Jesus on the Pier

What fun!  Sally and I decided to share Jesus as we walked along the beach promenade and out on the pier.  The sun was shining and there were lots of people strolling or fishing.  Our big pockets were bulging with … Continue reading

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Muslim Goes to Mecca

While traveling in Southeast Asia  (before Covid) I was seated on the plane next to Miriam, a woman dressed in full Muslim apparel. Only her face and hands were exposed. She told me she was on her way to Mecca in … Continue reading

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The Poem Became a Song

Writing my blog has provided opportunities to meet the most interesting people!   One new friend who follows the blog lives in Australia.  She ordered my CD and apparently liked my style. She wrote explaining she was a poet!  Would … Continue reading

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After School Bible Stories

She is 85.  Every week this dear woman and her husband place their two folding chairs under a tree in the large grassy area of their apartment complex.  Little children are invited to sit on a blanket to hear Trudy and Clarence tell a Bible story. … Continue reading

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Grocery Bagger: Need Help Out?

I was going through the checkout line when the young man bagging my groceries asked if I wanted help out. I didn’t need help, but I looked at him and wondered if he knew the Lord.  So I said, “Thank … Continue reading

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