Category Archives: Relationship with God

My Friend Is Gone

My dear friend, Roger, is gone. He breathed his last breath last evening. I didn’t even know until this morning. I saw him last, a couple of weeks ago. He was such a good friend. I should tell you he … Continue reading

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There Is A Way That Seems Right…

We were traveling from Chicago to Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada with our daughter, Pam, and son-in-law, Gene. The first day, still in Wisconsin, we stopped at a rest area. There was a nice sign and the beginning of a trail. Ah, … Continue reading

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Adapting…Drinking

After I wrote my last post on here about drinking alcohol, I had very interesting comments, both here and on facebook. So I had a visit with my pastor. I discovered that my church hasn’t exactly changed it rules, but … Continue reading

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Adapting to Change…

I’ve been writing kind of a series on my early life and the need to adapt to the changes in life as I’ve grown older. My family belonged to a very strict evangelical denomination, my dad was a pastor. Rules … Continue reading

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Putting Christmas Away

Oh, what a job! I’ve been working at putting Christmas away all week! In fact, even more than a week because we took the tree down and put it away last week. This week I’m concentrating on putting my Nativity sets … Continue reading

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Today’s Thoughts All in the Day of Me

Today, seven years ago, December 18, 2005, my dad left us. He would have turned 96 in just four more days. We had had a great morning with him, his mind was so clear. In the afternoon his mind faded, … Continue reading

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Oh…What A Day In The Day Of Me…

Today was going to be a full day, I knew that. Making a crock pot of chili, church, dinner, baking Christmas cookies, preparing for small group,  setting table for small group, getting grandkids to bed. I could handle all that. … Continue reading

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Why Did You Leave Me?

Why did you leave me so soon, Lorraine? My only sister. Even though we lived half a country apart we kept the phone lines hot, usually in the night but sometimes earlier. Sometimes we discussed issues hot on the news … Continue reading

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My boy, Hillaire

About twenty years ago we began sponsoring, along with our daughter’s family, a baby boy  in Haiti at the Ebenezer Glenn Orphanage. He’s all grown up now and what a fine Christian young man he is! After high school he went on … Continue reading

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What’s The Story Here?

Several years ago Jerry and I were driving across Montana. There are crosses posted along the highway where an accident occurred and folks died. I think most states have this custom. I’ve never seen as many as we saw in Montana … Continue reading

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