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Are there no secrets any more? (+a blast from my past)

Are there no secrets any more? (A blast from my past)

 

What does it say about our world, if in a remote place like Abbottabad, Pakistan, you can’t conduct a secret mission? You’ve heard the stories of the tweets coming from bin Laden’s neighbors who inadvertently tweeted the on-going details of the US Raid. It touched my heart that the tweeter was an IT consultant.

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Where is his body?

“Osama bin Laden is dead and the United States has his body, a source tells the Associated Press.” This sentence was in one of many Breaking News emails I got in the last 24 hours from The Dallas Morning News.

 

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Have you been drafted? (2011 NFL Draft Day)

Today sports fans will keep a NFL window open on their desk tops or their iphones open to the messages to track NFL draft updates. Everyone is hoping their team will get the best talent to eventually end up in the Super Bowl.  

 

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Why it’s not enough to “like”

I notice something this week about ‘like’ ‘unlike’ and comments. Many people click the like or unlike button on other posts. Not so many people leave comments. 

 

It is interesting in topics I follow there are usually more likes to unlikes, but the comments are general negative. 

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Remember Me

Satan thought that he had won

When God turned away from the Son.

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Turns out the work of the cross isn't easy

Every March my church has an auction as a fund raiser. I’ve always wanted to create an original fabric art piece for it, but never had time. This year I was determined to submit something.

 

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The Texas Easter Bunny made an appearance at my house


The Easter bunny visited my house in 2011

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Are you looking for good devotional in this Holy Season?

I heartily recommend Sarah Young’s Jesus Calling - Enjoying Peace in His Presence. DiAnn Mills recommended it to me this spring at the Church Library Conference. I was able to get a copy in the vendor area.

 

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Which side of the crack are you on?

This week marked the 16th anniversary of the Oklahoma CIty bombing. I remember exactly where I was when I learned of this tragic event.

 

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The First Earth Day, 1970

I was a Senior in High School on the first Earth Day, in 1970, which was on a Wednesday. Our class talked the administration into letting us have a day off from class in honor of this great event to clean up our city. A Service Day, of sorts.

 

 

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Who is this Jesus, the leader of the resurrection parade?

Are you looking for your life purpose? Are there things broken in your life, family or your work? Turn to Jesus...

 

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How to Love and pray for others

Being able to claim, ‘I was prayed for before I was born’ is one of my great spiritual privileges. I am confident of this by not only knowing my family, but seeing the results of these prayers in my life.

 

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Puzzling Day

Have you ever had a day when life circumstances made you feel you had missed your true life purpose?

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Are you satisfied with your life?

Maybe, you’ve tried many different avenues to fulfill your deepest desires. From theses efforts, you probably have filled your life with wonderful people, wonderful things.

 

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Review of Out of the Overflow

Out of the Overflow, Stories of God’s Love from His Heart to Yours, is a collection of over 100 contributed stories from the attendees at the 2010 CLASS Seminar Christian Writer’s Conference showing how God’s love has overflowed from their into the hearts of others and it includes my poem, When I Sing to Jesus.  This book is categorized as Religion/Inspirational. The ISBN-13 is 978-1-60615-104-4 

 

 

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Do you want resurrection power?

March was a whirlwind of activity for me. A variety of weekend writing and church ministry conferences.

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A great Sunday afternoon

I spent a great “Pathways” afternoon being a part of P3 training. For me, I see my training every day I really live. I catch myself running my numbers or worse the specter of my special name comes over me. I hate that more than anything.

 

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When did snow flakes lose their magic?

When did snow flakes lose their magic?

 

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Missed my writing goals for the month

I’m disappointed; I didn’t met my writing goals this month. It was partly because of my Mom being in the hospital/rehab, partly because I have not set up a clear writing schedule. I learned a few things. I did some great research on the book of Ezra. One of the things I learned this month is nothing that belongs to God is ever lost. This is encouraging, I will be able to use this research one day. And I was blessed by what I learned.

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What books were selling the year you were born?

Based on a recommendations on Kaye Dacus and Steve Laube’s blogs, I checked out the bestsellers the week I was born (Dec 11, 1951). What a great way to understand the world I entered. The number 1 fiction bestseller was The Caine Mutiny by Herman Woulk and the non-fiction number 1 bestseller was by Rachel Carson, The Sea Around Us. Over half the books included in the 16 titles for each categories were books and authors I know, such as The Catcher in the Rye, From Here to eternity, A Man Called Peter, Kon-Tiki, and authors Irving Stone, Graham Greene, Thomas Mann and Winston S. Churchill. It was a world trying to heal from World War II through words and stories. It was a world beginning to stretch beyond the ordinary and willing to stand against authority. It was a world that valued a good love story. It was world reaching to understand its resources. It was a world seeking its God. All in all a pretty interesting place in which to be born.

 

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