Author Archives: sharonwithmaryandmartha

In The Presence of God

This  year, 2015, I’m reading through a version of the Bible that I don’t usually use. It’s the Holman Christian Standard Bible.  I need to read 2.4 pages each day to read through this particular Bible entirely. I want to … Continue reading

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Poem, inspired by 2 Corinthians 4:16

We Do Not Lose Heart I have old wrinkles on my face, My hair has turned light gray These feet will falter place to place, But I have this to say: Inside, the Heavenly Father makes me new Through the … Continue reading

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Progress in January

I’m learning Spanish from… http://www.onlinefreespanish.com. It’s a very good web site to learn. It teaches how to read, spell and speak. Right now, I’m trying to learn conjugating verbs. The Spanish Bible reading is going along – one chapter a … Continue reading

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Poem

COMPLAINTS OF THE BLESSINGS    ~by Sharon Smith It’s pleasant to be with those who are pleasant, With people who know how to say The things that make you feel easy Who bring out the good day by day.   But … Continue reading

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Ten 2013 Goals

I looked back at my 2012 goals and realized I didn’t do well with them. Here we are again with more goals.Here are ten of my goals for 2013: Learn more Spanish Read through my Spanish New Testament Wear more … Continue reading

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Another poem I wrote for our bulletin

The Shepherd Finds Peace   “And on earth, peace good will toward men” Was the end of the message that night. “Peace”from a baby born in a stable today? In this world of chaos and fight? Let’s pretend one confused … Continue reading

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How To Be Poor

Paul said, “I know how to be abased, and I know how to abound. Everywhere and in all things I have learned both to be full and to be hungry, both to abound and to suffer need.” He said this … Continue reading

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