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Daily Devo: Going Through the Motions

  1. Pray, lifting your requests before God and praising Him for His goodness. Be sure to ask Him to speak to your heart during your devotional time.
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Why can't we face the truth?

The Dapchi schoolgirls have indeed been kidnapped by Boko Haram, and the authorities knew all along. I wish they would just say things as they are from the beginning instead of making themselves look like fools. 442 more words


Hello, Sunshine!

“You’re always so positive”

“Monika? Oh, the one who’s always smiling?”

Apparently I’m all smiles.

People keep telling me how I seem positive and cheerful. Even when I struggled with depression a few years back, no one knew that by looking at me. 407 more words

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Brit Wit

Oh, the deadpan barbs of the English: sovereigns and subjects alike.

Mr. Bean.  http://www.thesun.co.uk

Some consider British humour an oxymoron — it’s just not funny.  But Brits say their word has a  822 more words

Funny About That...


Gilded butterflies
Expensively caged
Wed to appearance
Wings grown too heavy to fly
Weighted by expectation


Naturally beautiful
Playing on the summer breeze
Simplicity rests… 14 more words


Putting On a Good Face

While getting ready for church one morning, I found myself thinking about others would think about my appearance.  It was my week to greet visitors (and members) at the main entrance to our church building, and to help answer any questions. 992 more words


Christmas flowers

At Thanksgiving I told Lady I wasn’t getting a Christmas tree.  [gasp; maternal gears start churning]  Then I told her my plan to get Christmasy flowers instead.   123 more words

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