Monthly Archives: December 2017

The Table – By Robin Tucker, Guest Blogger

This week I am featuring posts by two members of my second writing group.  Robin Tucker is the co-founder of the group which meets at my apartment complex. The table is old, worn, and stained by time’s use. The food, … Continue reading

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A Christmas Blessing

This blog is home to more than 700 posts.  At times I re-blog a post that newer readers may not have seen. This Christmas blog first appeared on December 21, 2016. Its message is even more crucial in 2017. The … Continue reading

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Living the Serenity Prayer – Happiness

The Serenity Prayer has a long and rather mysterious history. The first three lines were made popular by Reinhold Niebuhr (1892 -1971), as part of a 1934 lecture. The modern prayer is several lines longer. In 1941, the prayer was noticed and … Continue reading

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From My Reading

“In the spiritual life you get an invitation, not an itinerary. Jesus is inviting us into journey with no end, yet dotted with infinite destinations of joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, gentleness, faithfulness, and self-control. A journey that leads to … Continue reading

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Living the Serenity Prayer – Trust and Surrender

The Serenity Prayer has a long and rather mysterious history. The first three lines were made popular by Reinhold Niebuhr (1892 -1971), as part of a 1934 lecture. The modern prayer is several lines longer. In 1941, the prayer was noticed … Continue reading

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Three Words – by Sally Hoekstra, Guest Blogger

Sally is a member of one of my writer’s groups and brings a heart of love and empathy to every piece she writes.  You will be blessed by her latest offering. Some days are meant for only three words, for that … Continue reading

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Leaving a Legacy

David Cassidy, the 70’s teen heart-throb of TV’s Partridge Family fame, died of liver failure recently at the age of 67.  His daughter, who spent most of her growing up years with her mother and stepfather, shared on Facebook her … Continue reading

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Living the Serenity Prayer – Life as We would Like It

The Serenity Prayer has a long and rather mysterious history. The first three lines were made popular by Reinhold Niebuhr (1892 -1971), as part of a 1934 lecture. The modern prayer is several lines longer. In 1941, the prayer was noticed and … Continue reading

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