Category Archives: Random Musings

Thoughts to Take Us into a New Year

As we come to the end of 2016 and look ahead to 2017, I thought I’d share this poetic prayer from The Valley of Vision. Year’s End O LOVE BEYOND COMPARE, Thou art good when thou givest, ++when thou takest … Continue reading

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Tips for Joyful Gift Giving

The Gifts of the Magi and the Gift of God “And they fell to the ground and worshiped Him. Then, opening their treasures, they presented to Him gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh” (Matthew 2:11). Is gift giving a joy … Continue reading

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On the Eve of an Election Day

“Put not your trust in princes, in a son of man, in whom there is no salvation. When his breath departs, he returns to the earth; on that very day his plans perish.” I’m afraid that many are going into … Continue reading

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Happy Reformation Day!

Whether or not you choose to celebrate the last day of October as Halloween and how you do so falls into the category of liberty of conscience, in my opinion. However, I think it’s unfortunate that so many Christians get … Continue reading

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The Zamperini Story: Shot Down, Locked In, Raised Up, and Turned Around

Originally posted on I'm All Booked:
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand “Dignity is as essential to human life as water, food, and oxygen. The stubborn retention of it, even in…

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Happy New Year 2016

Happy New Year to my readers and followers! 2015 was certainly an interesting year, and unfortunately not only in positive ways. When we see some of the things happening in the world around us – politically, culturally, and socially – … Continue reading

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