Monthly Archives: January 2017

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posticon That Still, Small Voice Within You

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I think that God gives you your own will and choices. I don’t believe that we’re supposed to drag ourselves through life defeated and and not see God’s blessings. But you have to make the right choices and follow that still, small voice within you….that’s how God leads us. ~ Pastor Joel Osteen

 

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A few weeks ago I was visiting family. A couple days later, one of them called me to ask if I could remember seeing her car keys when I was visiting. Read more

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posticon US Presidential Inauguration Day, January 20, 2017

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With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right as God gives us to see the right, let us strive to finish the work we are in, to bind up the nation’s wounds…to do all which may achieve and cherish a just and lasting peace among ourselves, and with all nations. ~ US President Abraham Lincoln, Second Inaugural Address, March 4, 1865, just before the end of the Civil War

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Despite our title and that image above, this post is not about politics.Read more

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posticon Reaching Beyond Belief and Faith

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If we choose only to expose ourselves to opinions and viewpoints that are in line to our own, we become more polarized, more set in our own ways. It will only reinforce and deepen the political divides in our country. But if we choose to actively seek out information that challenges our assumptions and beliefs, perhaps we can begin to understand where the people who disagree with us are coming from. ~ Barack Obama

 

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Many folks I’ve spoken with lately say they’re delighted 2016 is over.Read more

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posticon Our Top 10 Blog Posts from 2016

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For our first post of 2017, my spirit guides and I thought it would be fun to go back to 2016 and review the 10 posts you, our readers, liked the best. Without further ado, here they are (in no particular order):

  • Defying Death
    A couple weeks ago, a 9-year-old boy was accidentally shot and killed in Montana, not far from where I live. To all appearances, it was certainly a tragically sad and premature death.
  • Those Who Serve in Silence
    A close friend came to us a while back, wondering why he was on earth, and what difference he was making, if any.
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