Archive | May, 2012

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Like a Tree

Blessed is the one who does not walk in step with the wicked or stand in the way that sinners take or sit in the company of mockers, but whose delight is in the law of the Lord, and who meditates on his law day and night. That person is like a tree planted by…

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Centennial Park WWII Memorial Anniston, Alabama


Henry A. Norton—born July 31, 1911 He was a tail gunner in the Army Air Corp in World War II on the B17 “Pickelpuss” [A/C 42-30063 LD – 481st Squadron – 100th Bomb Group 8th Air Force]. The 481st squadron was the lead for the 100th Bomb Group which was assigned to bomb the Messerschmitt…

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Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass on a summer day listening to the murmur of water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is hardly a waste of time.  ~John Lubbock

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Golf Course Sunset

For When Your Heart is a Tangled Mess

At 2:00 a.m. I slip out of bed and feel my way toward the bathroom. The room is dark and I like it that way but my third toe finds the chair at the end of my bed. Ouch! I make it to the bathroom and flip the light on. My toe is still attached to…

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A Reminder to Listen to the Still, Small Voice

It was a Monday morning trip to the store for 1 thing—biscuit mix. That’s all. Just biscuit mix. But as soon as I walked through the doors of the grocery store I heard the still, small voice speak: get flowers for her. I got the biscuit mix but remembered that I had no vase for…

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The Right Road

“And I bowed down and worshiped the Lord. I praised the Lord, the God of my master Abraham, who had led me on the right road…” Genesis 24:48a These were the words of Abraham’s servant spoken to Rebekah’s family as he recounted the faithfulness of God in guiding him to find a wife for Isaac….

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sound stage

For When You Feel Un-done

I’m a list person. I make grocery lists, to-do lists, and lists of people to call. I make a list for cleaning, packing, and decorating. I make lists on notepads, napkins, sticky-notes, receipts, and church bulletins. I’ve even considered making a master list of lists but even I thought that was going too far. I…

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Lemonade Punch

Ingredients: 2 pkg pink lemonade Kool-Aid 1 gallon water 1 large can pineapple juice 1 small can frozen lemonade 1 pint frozen strawberries, partially thawed 4 cups sugar 1.  Mix Kool-aid and water until dissolved; add remaining ingredients and mix well 2.  Freeze overnight 3.  Remove from freezer several hours before serving Click here for…

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