Category Archives: Mary

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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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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Tone of Voice

I have the happy blessing of being the daughter of a daddy who never yelled at my brothers, my mother or me. He never even raised his voice. That’s not to say that he wasn’t firm. He was.  I can remember him teaching … Continue reading

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First, do no harm

The first day of the forty day journey in the book, “The Love Dare” on learning to love your spouse, is to say nothing negative to or about your spouse – something like that. How much good can be done … Continue reading

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For Whom Do I Work?

I ran across this passage as I was trying to find something else to do besides housework. “And whatever you do, do it heartily, as to the Lord and not to men, knowing that from the Lord you will receive … Continue reading

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