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Farewell to a special lady

This afternoon we laid to rest my last great aunt. She was three weeks shy of her 102 birthday. 

 

When she was 90, I think, she gave her apartment and moved into a ‘retirement’ center where she became the life of the third floor. 

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Surviving Judgment -Background passage Deut 30:6-8

The LORD your God will circumcise your heart and the hearts of your descendants, and you will love Him with all your heart and all your soul so that you will live. The LORD your God will put all these curses on your enemies who hate and persecute you. Then you will again obey Him and follow all His commands I am giving you today. HSCB

 

The one difficulty of coming to know Jesus at an early age is holding on to your childhood theology. It is easy to understand the basic concepts of God’s love and actions and our appropriate response. Jesus loves me and died for me. Many of God’s other mysteries like sanctification or propitiation, become words mashed into the easier understood concepts. 

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Archie Manning's football legacy

Toward the end of the regular football season, I was amused by an article discussing the legacy of players like Tony Roma and Tom Brady. The author asked had we already seen their legacies or were they still begin shaped?   

 

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What are you doing for your country?

Fifty-one years ago John F. Kennedy asked those powerful words,

"Ask not what your country can do for you, rather ask what can you do for your country."

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Pearl Harbor Day and 9-11

For those who wonder if our descendants will understand how we were effected by 9-11, we should just think about what Pearl Harbor still means to all of us.

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I'm sad for collegiate sports

I all the years I have been a fan of collegiate sports, the one program, I never expected a scandal from was Joe Paterno's. I've always respected what he did on and off the field. With today's re-arrest of the assistant coach I am just sad and my image of honor among coaches tarnished a little more.

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Ouida Finch Peterson

Today one of my oldest (oldest in Lyndie time) friends is being laid to rest and my heart is for today breaking. 

 

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Beneath The Texas Sky, the third book in The Lazy M Ranch series

Beneath The Texas Sky, the third book in The Lazy M Ranch series

Written by Kasandra Elaine, the writing team of Kassy Paris and Elaine Bonner

Beneath The Texas Sky published by Wild Rose Publishing in 2009,

ISBN 0-9712522-2-X

 
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Redigo’s Choice is book two in The Lazy M Ranch series.

Redigo’s Choice is book two in The Lazy M Ranch series.

Author: Kasandra Elaine, the writing team of Kassy Paris and Elaine Bonner

Published by: Wild Rose Publishing in 2008 ISBN 1-60154-391-3

 
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Review of First I’m Nobody, the first book in The Lazy M Ranch series

First I’m Nobody, the first book in The Lazy M Ranch series

Written by Kasandra Elaine, the writing team of Kassy Paris and Elaine Bonner

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What are you thankful for?

That is the question being asked everywhere I’ve turned this week. And it leaves me cold. I know, I have many things to be grateful for. I have had a good life, but it is not quite the life I wanted.

 

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JFK memories

So many memories are tied into the weekend JFK died and was buried. 

 

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There was always next year...

‘All those times we sang ‘and its goodbye to A&M’

                    we really didn’t mean it. At least, I don’t think we did...

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Give the ball to Lyndie

Cowboys RB 'controversy' has simple solution: give DeMarco the ball

http://www.dallasnews.com/sports/dallas-cowboys/headlines/20111116-george-cowboys-rb-controversy-has-simple-solution-give-demarco-the-ball.ece

 

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My ‘fall’ of Steven James

I’ve dubbed this season of my life, the ‘fall’ of Steven James. I took several workshops recently taught by Steven and sat a couple of times at his table during meals.

 

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Dee Neathery Corkins- A special friend I lost this weekend

I lost my closest college friend, Dee, this weekend to cancer. Her passing has left me forlorn. We had one of those wonderful friendships that regardless of the time we were away from each other, we were able to connect as if no time had passed. 

 

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The Power of Words

November 9, 1989 the gates to East Germany were opened allowing free travel and commerce between East and West Germany. 

 

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Don’t you love this country?

In 2000 on November 8th, Florida began the statewide recount of the 2000 presidential election. We learned ‘chad’ wasn’t just a guy’s name. And we waited patiently for a month to learn who would be our next president. It was all so, well, civilized.

 

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What a great day in history for women! Nov 9, 2011

 1893  Passage of a referendum made Colorado the first state to grant women the right to vote. 

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West Texas Sunset - November 1, 2011 11:42 PM

Driving towards Amarillo this afternoon, I watched the most amazing sunset. The wide Texas a panorama view. The sunlight was fading into a soft palette of color. Where the sun couldn't reach on the horizon was dark blue, not black. The day's sky was a crystal blue. High in they daylight sky, juxtaposed to the flocks of birds flying low, were several jet streams streaking across the sky. Just as darkness covered my journey deer were grazing on the side of the highway.

I can't recall ever being so aware of twilight. In my hotel room I looked up the dictionary definition of twilight. What I experienced was straight off the page, (screen in this instance,) these beautiful colors at the end of a successful day.

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Lyndie Blevins

P.O. Box 381029
Duncanville, Tx 75138
LyndieBlevins@guidingwind.com

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