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Honoring My Mom on Her First Mother's Day in Heaven

My mother went home to Heaven on August 18, 2014.  In her honor, as we approach Mother’s Day 2015, I’d like to share one of the last things she experienced while still here with us. 140 more words


Old Age and What it can Teach us

Old Age and What it can Teach us

Come now, you who say, “Today or tomorrow we will go to such and such a city, and spend a year there and engage in business and make a profit. 410 more words

The Permanence of Dust

“Dust thou art, and to dust shalt thou return.” God first said this to the first man (Genesis 3:19). And we’ve lived with the reality of death since that awful day. 747 more words


"Like Sands Through The Hour Glass, These Are The Days Of Our Lives"

I never watched the series on television, but I recall the opening music, the picturesque hourglass and the commanding voice of Macdonald Carey as he spoke, “Like sands through the hour glass, these are the days of our lives.”  Days Of Our Lives was a daytime drama on NBC that chronicled the trials and tribulations of the citizens of the fictional city of Salem. 937 more words


Coffee Pot Ponderings on Time and Worship

Read Psalm 39

Sitting in a coffee shop, (The Copper Pot) and thinking on the brevity of life. The older I get, (about to celebrate another decade’s end), the truer these words feel. 622 more words


Why do I have to grow up?

A rather sad week. My father has hung up his driving licence. He has finally decided that it is time for him to stop driving. At the age of 93, I am sure that many will say that he should have stopped driving years ago, that he was a liability on the road, a hazard to other drivers. 278 more words

Life Is But A Minute

From my Heart

Louise Gibson

When asked, “What is the greatest surprise

you have found about life?” Your response

will be, “The brevity of it” 110 more words

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