Archive | June, 2010

Golden Anniversary

My parents came to town to celebrate their Golden Anniversary. 50 years. That’s a lotta years. That’s a lotta anniversaries to remember. Good thing it is always on the same day, huh, Dad? On our way out the door, my hubby grabbed my camera outta my hands. I have to admit, sometimes I am NOT […]

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Time for Tea?

Ingredients for a summer Tea Party: vintage tablecloth, glass dishes, peppermint tea, sweet and salty morsels, one  very well-dressed, well-mannered young lady, one Mommy willing to stop what she is doing, and do what really needs to be done. When the kids were younger, we did what we called “One Fun Thing A Day.” To […]

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MM Meditation – Are You Lonely?

I have been blessed by the writings of A.W. Tozer.  I would encourage you to read his works, starting with The Pursuit of God. The following excerpts are from a sermon printed in its entirety at SermonIndex.Net. ***** The Saint Must Walk aAlone Most of the world’s great souls have been lonely. Loneliness seems to […]

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Jana Loves Her Daddy

To Daddy from Jana   Jana was four years old, and her portrait is hilarious. The hair is accurate, but we always laughed about the spoon.  We also love his knees. Maybe because that is the height she was at the time, that is what she was seeing. Read on to see how her vision […]

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Grace Loves Her Daddy

To Daddy from Grace ***** Dear Dad, Father’s Day is ridiculous.  I think we should spend everyday celebrating you, not just one day every year. But since it only comes once a year, today is a special day.   I want you to know that I feel sorry for all the girls out there who don’t […]

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Bethany Loves Her Daddy

   To Dad from Bethany   The love that a father has towards his children is one of the most precious things that can be portrayed. In the Bible we have pictures of Abraham and his son Isaac, Jacob and his son Joseph, and many others. But the most beautiful ones we see is the […]

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Rebekah Loves Her Daddy

You always feel safe in Daddy’s arms. Deuteronomy 33:27 The eternal God is your refuge, And underneath are the everlasting arms; He will thrust out the enemy from before you. A Daddy carries the weight of the world on his shoulders. Isaiah 9:6 For unto us a Child is born, Unto us a Son is given; And […]

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MM Meditation – Is He YOUR Heavenly Father?

Most people know that the God in Heaven is called Father. From that, the natural assumption would be that since He is the Father, then all people are His children. The Lord’s Prayer, which  is commonly quoted, chanted and sung, begins, “Our Father, Who art in Heaven…”  This beautiful piece of Scripture was intended as an outline to […]

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They Grow Up So Fast

Written September 5, 1994. “They grow up so fast!” You cannot count how many times this phrase has been used. It is offered as sage advice from older moms, who are are wistfully musing  moments slipped away and opportunities lost, and are encouraging younger moms to cherish the moments. It can be a frustrated exclamation of a  new and stressful developmental […]

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