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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

Encouragement

"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

Time

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

Poetry

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

Christian Bloggers

My life is 0.639 inches thick

The thickness of paper is often measured by caliper, which is typically given in thousandths of an inch in the United States and in thousandths of a mm in the rest of the world.

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Learning Together

Psalms 90:12

Will things ever change? Or does it seem like your life will continue on forever, exactly as it is today? While most people tend to look at life as a gradually shifting continuum, it is perhaps more aptly characterized as a sequence of back-to-back distinct chapters ushered in through either voluntary or involuntary change. 463 more words