Category Archives: Faith

A Good Match – WPC – 02/22/17

For the weekly photo challenge this time our subject is a good match. When I was searching for someone to spend my life with I prayed quite a bit about the type of girl that would be the best match … Continue reading

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Come See My Hometown – Plumb Alley Day – Abingdon, VA

Within the hills and mountains of Southwest Virginia, not West Virginia, now, but the west end of the Commonwealth of Virginia, there is a small town named Abingdon. Each Memorial Day weekend on Saturday about 20,000 people swell the town’s population … Continue reading

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Graduation Day 2016

In each of our lives there are days we point to for a long period of time, events we refer to as milestones, or time checks where we mentally and physically transition from one setting or perceived state to another. … Continue reading

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Survival – Daily Post – 5-12-16

The one word Daily Post prompt is Survival. Immediately when I read this I thought it would tie in so nicely with an idea I have been promoting as we approach the graduation of my daughter along with millions of … Continue reading

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Admiration – WPC – 4-29-16

The Weekly Photo Challenge for this week (4/29/2016) is centered on the theme of Admiration. In my lifetime I have been blessed with so many role models. My father, both grandfathers, and next door neighbor who became like a second … Continue reading

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March Editorial Calendar for my blogs

I know one thing for sure and that I will declare here and now. Trying to get ready for the 2015 A to Z challenge sure can make you harried. Why do i know this? Because I chose to not … Continue reading

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I’d Like to Thank My Cats – Daily Post for 3/9/15

You are receiving an award –- either one that already exists, or a new one created just for you. What would the award be, why are you being honored, and what would you say in your acceptance speech? I guess … Continue reading

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2015 A to Z Preparation Progress Report

I  have only tried the April A to Z Blogging Challenge once. In 2013 I managed to create 26 unique blog posts tied to the 26 letters of the alphabet. At that time I only had the mother ship blog, … Continue reading

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Preparing for April A to Z – Choosing themes and building skeletons

Two years ago I got in on a wonderful blogging adventure called the April A to Z Blogging Challenge. Coming out of winter into the favorite of my seasons, spring, I almost did not take part. You see my hobbies … Continue reading

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Re-springing Your Step – Daily Post – 19 Jan 2015

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Re-springing Your Step.“ Today the Daily Post is asking us to share some event or situation that caused us to feel fresh, energized and rejuvenated. I actually have put a lot of … Continue reading

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Joe’s Musings 3.0

Two Years. 730 odd days. Plenty of ups and downs in the markets and my own life. Nothing too horrible, just days or weeks that didn’t live up to expectations. In other words “life happened”. We all experience it, but … Continue reading

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Living With the Specter of Cancer – YW WWC 152

We all have family history. The adventures and achievements of our ancestors can trace their way over decades and oceans. Exploits that include the building of nations, fighting of wars and beginning the family tree that branches out over several … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Window

As I thought about the photo I wanted to use to answer the Weekly Photo Challenge for today I searched through some of my recent mission trip photos, hoping for something spectacular. During that time however the answer came to … Continue reading

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Yeah Write 143 Weekly Challenge – Teaching Children To Love Missions

This is my second attempt on the Yeah Write Weekly Challenge and this time I wanted to share my ideas about how to introduce the idea of mission work to the kids at my church. To do this I think … Continue reading

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Yeah Write 142 Weekly Challenge – Passing the Blessing

The Christmas season is still fresh in everyone’s mind and along with that is the feeling we try to capture this time each year, one of feeling as though we can make a difference in the lives of others. But … Continue reading

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