Category Archives: Relationship with God

All in Several Days of Me…

I’m trying to become better organized. I think it’s about time. I’m only 75 1/2 years old. My blogging has been pretty much hit or miss. When something strikes me I write about it. But I was kind of challenged … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day, Dad

Happy Father’s Day, Dad! You’ve been gone now for 7 1/2 years. It doesn’t seem possible because I still miss you so much… You were a good dad to me. I always loved you and was so proud of you. In just … Continue reading

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A Love Feast

What’s a love feast? It’s probably easiest to write about what a love feast isn’t! It isn’t an orgy. It isn’t a bunch of druggies seeking a cheap thrill. It isn’t teenagers experimenting with what is sacred and intended for … Continue reading

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Christmas Day 2013

Christmas day is the second most important day of the year. It’s the day we celebrate the birth of Jesus as a baby. It means different things to different people. I’m reminded here of a Bible study I once led … Continue reading

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Ninety-nine and… Part III

Living new lives as born-again Christians brought both joy and sorrow to Corina and Glen. The peace and joy they felt with each other and with God was so wonderful. But, was it worth all the turmoil it caused in … Continue reading

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A Day To Honor… And Remember…

September 4, 2013 was a day to remember both my mother and my sister, Lorraine. It was the day of the memorial service for Mother and it was the day that one year ago Lorraine suddenly died. So it was … Continue reading

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Oh, What To Do…

I love to write. I love to report news. I love being creative. As editor of a bi-weekly newsletter I get to do all of the above! It’s very rewarding…it’s also challenging. It can become emotional. I’ve been read – ignored, … Continue reading

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Ninety-nine and… Part II

School was out for the summer, 1932, so Corina went to visit her Aunt Pauline and Uncle Tony Parrish, in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Her own family was now living in La Crosse, Wisconsin. It was the summer between her junior … Continue reading

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A Tough Day…All In The Day Of Me

Today was the toughest day of my life. When I went to the nursing home this morning Mother was sleeping. I simply sat and let her sleep. I even dozed off for a few minutes. Then some workers came in … Continue reading

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A Special But Emotional Weekend

Late Friday night our daughter and son-in-law, Pam and Gene, came from Chicago. They came for the memorial service of our good friend, Joan Schloemann. Besides being good friends, Joan and Penn were the youth workers at our church all … Continue reading

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