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Archive for the ‘Summer Challenge’ Category

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This summer (2016) I have chosen to highlight an attribute of God each week in the blog posts. For the entire catalog of attributes, please click on this link: Attributes of God

For individual blog posts click on one of the following links: 

Spirit Knowable Creator Wisdom Father Good Just All Knowing Unchanging Eternal Truth Light

Light

post221pic2When it is nap time, I sit in the dark with my little grandson, and rock him till he is drowsy, then I put him down and he falls right to sleep. However, if the blind is cracked even a little bit, he holds out, staring at the light. He has learned that light means it is time to get up! The dark is not his friend.

It is not our friend either, the things that we fear most reside in darkness. Hurts. Disappointments. Depression. Oppression. Lies. Sin. Infidelity. Deception. Death. And a host of unimaginable monsters. Continue here

Truth

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I recently heard a reporter interviewing a Presidential candidate’s representative…

Interviewer: Your candidate doesn’t seem capable of consistently telling the truth…

Interviewee: The other candidate lies, they all do. There is nothing to see here… Move along.

OK, so I didn’t exactly keep reading here

Spirit

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My son and his family flew to England on Friday to begin the next chapter of their lives. So. Far. Away. Yes, they may be far away from Brian and me, but they are never beyond the reach of God.

There is much about continue reading here

All-wise

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On Sunday, my nephew Zach left for the Marines. Zach is my baby sister’s only son, and as many young men his age are heading off to college, Zach is leaving home to learn how to fight… and win. He is willingly putting himself in harm’s way to protect you and me from dangerous and fanatically wicked people.

While we are so proud of Zach and his desire to be one of the few and the proud, we are also highly aware of the dangerous read more here

Loving Father

It was mid-morning on July 28, 1979; I was getting married in a little while and no one knew where dad was! I wasn’t worried, I knew he’d show up on time. It was very much like him to just take off and roam about, but he was always there when he was supposed to be.

Brian, my soon-to-be-husband wasn’t as continue reading here

Always Good

post216picWe have been with our grandsons most of the last two weeks and we had to be so careful when the TV was on because we didn’t want them to see, or hear, the news from France, Baton Rouge, or Dallas. We wanted to shield them from the bad things in the world and only give them what is good.

However, the boys’ idea of good and our idea of good wasn’t always the same. Keeping bedtime consistent and eating veggies were our ideas of good for our grandsons. The boys keep reading here

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