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Nov.11/20 – The best inheritance a father can leave his children is a good example.

Today remember those who fought and died for our freedom. As ye know how: we exhorted and comforted and charged every one of you, as a father doth his children.                      … Continue reading

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Apr.15/20 – Don’t be afraid of pressure. Remember that pressure is what turns a lump of coal into a diamond.

Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience. But let patience have her perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing.            James 1:3,4. I know that having children and babysitting … Continue reading

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Apr.8/20 – The most valuable gift you can give another is a good example.

For I have given you an example, that ye should do as I have  done to you.   John 13:1 For parents and grandparents I know eyes are always watching. You just need to watch them at play to see they … Continue reading

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Oct.23/19 – The cure of crime is not in the electric chair, but in the high chair.

Train up a child the why he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.                                         … Continue reading

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Feb.20/19 –  Family is the first place we can find out about love.

As Jesus demonstrated this by dying on the cross, parents and children are called to make sacrifices for each other. My family was the first place I found out about love, companionship and forgiveness. The family unit has an important … Continue reading

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June 6/18 – Our children are like mirrors – they reflect our attitudes in life.

When I work around adults a lot of things may go unnoticed but when my grand children are close by I can be sure they are watching and listening. Never missing a beat. “The just walketh in his integrity: his … Continue reading

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Mar.21/18 – The best way to get even is to forget.

“But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for nothing again; and your reward shall be great, and ye shall be the children of the Highest: for he is kind unto the unthankful and to the evil.”   … Continue reading

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Aug. 9 – “Judge each day not be the harvest you reap but by the seeds you plant.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

Picture description: an old set of railroad tracks in Buffalo, New York. Source: RJSBird Photography Facebook Site Hope is in planting the seeds. What comes to my mind are children, they are easily influenced. If left to the worldly ways … Continue reading

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July 5 – “We have two arms. If we hang onto the past, we can’t embrace the future.” – unknown

Woulda, coulda, shoulda, some days these words ring in my ears. Then today this beautiful song filled my head. Hope is…… “Because He lives I can face tomorrow Because He lives all fear is gone Because I know he holds … Continue reading

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June 21- “Never miss an opportunity to make others happy, even if you have to leave them alone in order to do it.” – unknown

Even if you have to leave them alone? Yes, this quote made me stop for a moment to think how I’ve experienced it in my life. Then lots of scenarios flooded my memory. You know when your toddler is in … Continue reading

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