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Category: Priorities

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I Miss The Days When: We Created, Gave and Invested

I miss the days when I Knew that our family would be at home for the holidays. I miss creating, giving and investing in time together! We Created Together Being creative, we decorated gingerbread houses for many years! By the way, here is a neat “how-to” video on gingerbread houses: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=i8nI5m39p50 We baked, shaped and frosted cookies together. Mom cooked fudge each year to … Read More I Miss The Days When: We Created, Gave and Invested

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Top 10 Ways to Prepare for the Holidays!

Planning for the Holidays As we are now into November, we have a few major holidays coming soon! It is easy to become very overwhelmed when it comes to planning and preparing. I find it easy to plan and break it down into bite-size pieces. This helps financially too, as our budgets can’t always handle so much at once. When we were younger, with … Read More Top 10 Ways to Prepare for the Holidays!

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Blowing Whistles

Impeachment, Whistleblower, Ukraine… these are words I have heard often this last week. Everyone has an opinion on what happened. We hear from one news channel to the next, their opinion of what is happening right now. Some state facts. I’ve read news reports and many views on social media sites of Who did What wrong! Who is telling the truth, though, who is … Read More Blowing Whistles

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Please Intercede!

Horizontal: God and I We often think that a Pastor or Priest has to go to the Lord to intercede on our behalf to confess or pray for certain things that we are concerned about. God allows us to go to Him though, directly when we want to talk to Him. I am thankful for this! While it is good to let our pastor … Read More Please Intercede!

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Attitude of Gratitude

Grateful for Protection Yesterday, we remembered the 18th anniversary of 9/11. We mourn all those lost on this day. but we can be grateful when we think of those who rescued those hurt in this horrid event. There are also many people to thank for fighting for our freedom. This is an example of something for which we can be grateful. Grateful for Health … Read More Attitude of Gratitude

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No Condemnation

A Personal Journey 2 Corinthians 10:12 ” We do not dare to classify or compare ourselves with some who commend themselves. When they measure themselves by themselves and compare themselves with themselves, they are not wise.” (NIV) After so many years, I have a character trait and habit with which I greatly struggle. This habit or character trait is self-condemnation. You see, I have … Read More No Condemnation

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A Little Pill

My History I have taken a specific little pill most of my life. This pill, called Synthroid (Levothyroxin), is used to manage my thyroid levels by supplementing the amount of thyroxin in my body. I get my blood levels tested, either every six months or once each year, depending on the need for adjustment. All I knew growing up, was that I had to … Read More A Little Pill

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Please, No Chaos!

I recently took a break from something I love doing, which is writing. I didn’t plan to take a break from it or really want to do this. One of the social media sites I regularly use, decided to give me a break by suspending my account. I have no idea why, truthfully. I hear that with some social media sites, they don’t like … Read More Please, No Chaos!

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Happy Father’s Day!

God blessed me with several Father’s in my life. My first Father, here from beginning through eternity is my Father, God, Gordon Hughes is my natural father, George Nicholson adopted me, Tom Duncan(Father in law), and my husband-Daniel Duncan is the father to our 3 daughters. I see that Fathers play a very important role in providing sacrificially not only for my physical needs, … Read More Happy Father’s Day!

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Supporting Our Team!

The St Louis Blues just won the Stanley Cup last night! This was their first time winning, in fact even getting to the Stanley Cup Finals! They were considered to be the least likely to make it, but they did make it to the Stanley Cup And They Won!!! I haven’t been a fan for long, just very recently, in fact. I wasn’t against … Read More Supporting Our Team!

Please Pray!

The leaders of our country, especially our President, Donald Trump, need prayer. This applies whether you like him or agree with him! The title of President carries a great amount of responsibility. He is responsible to lead, guide and protect us as citizens! The Bible says in Romans 13:1-7 “Let everyone be subject to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which … Read More Please Pray!

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Preserving Life

One by one, states are standing up for life. Take for instance, this week in Alabama, their governor passed a very strict law with no exceptions even with instances of rape and incest.  Other states are passing laws allowing up to certain points in a baby’s development such as the heartbeat bill which says that an abortion is illegal once the fetal heartbeat is … Read More Preserving Life

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