Category Archives: Faith

50 States of Pray – From Virginia

I was excited to see this invitation from Mark Koopman, a resident of the 50th state of the USA. I love including my faith when blogging. As you will see if you visit my blog to read the about my … Continue reading

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A Simple Nativity Built From Wood

My teenage son received a simple nativity gift made from wood this week and I thought I would share it here.

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50 States of Pray – Calling ALL Who Pray

Last April I came across a great opportunity to interact with about 2,000 other bloggers in an event called the April A-Z Blog Challenge started a couple of years ago by a Los Angeles based blogger by the name of … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Community

The Weekly Photo Challenge for this week is community. From our science classes we understand community to be a group of like creatures in a defined space. During the last week I have been widening that defined space as I … Continue reading

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My Prayer of Jabez Experience

AUTHOR’s NOTE : As you read this I am away on a foreign mission trip to Belize. If you are a long time reader you have seen information about last year’s trip for quite a while. If you are new, … Continue reading

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My Favorite Christmas Activity

We are finally into one of my most favorite times of the year. Because of my Christian faith Christmas holds a special meaning. Over the years we all develop traditions to mark this season. Decorating, parties, Christmas plays, Cantatas and … Continue reading

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April A to Z Blogging Challenge – Day Twenty – Six – Zorro

Day 26 of the April A to Z Challenge. For thirty plus days we have had such an excitement at the thought of creating twenty-six posts corresponding with the letters of the alphabet. When I decided to take on this … Continue reading

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April A to Z Blogging Challenge – Day Twenty One – Under God

I guess I can claim a small victory in that I have hardly hesitated when choosing my topic for the first twenty letters of the alphabet. In fact with some letters I have imagined multiple topics. That all stopped with letter 21 … Continue reading

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April A to Z Blogging Challenge – Day Twenty – Tornado

I live in the mountains of Virginia, twenty-two miles from the Tennessee state line, just a few hundred yards from Interstate 81. I can be in North Carolina within an hour, and Kentucky about the same. Where I live is … Continue reading

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April A to Z Blogging Challenge – Day Seventeen – Quality over Quantity

Quality over Quantity. As a rule I normally will only post one time each day. Part of the reason is to meet a challenge such as the A to Z which asks you to post for each letter of the … Continue reading

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April A to Z Blogging Challenge – Day Sixteen – Propagation

Propagation you ask? Really, why not choose something like Persnickety, or Pragmatism. Paragraphs, People, Purple, pertinent or any of the multitude of other words starting with the letter P? Because I always have heard you should write about what you know. … Continue reading

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April A to Z Blogging Challenge – Day Fifteen – Optimism

Optimisim. It is the ability to stay positive and believe even when the situation is not ideal. human beings face this all the time in every endeavor. There are constant challenges to our easy path we think we should have … Continue reading

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April A to Z Blogging Challenge – Day Fourteen – Nieces and Nephews

As a matter of premise I probably do not think much about words that start with the fourteenth letter of the alphabet, today’s highlighted letter N.  As with most letters in the alphabet there are numerous choices to title a post. … Continue reading

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April A to Z Blogging Challenge – Day Thirteen – Meredith

Showing appreciation is a great way to let another person how you feel about them. So far I have used two of the April A to Z topics to highlight members of my family and how much I love and appreciate them. … Continue reading

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April A to Z Blogging Challenge – Day Twelve – Libby

My L could only be one thing: Libby. This is the name of my wife, no doubt the better half of our marriage. For twenty two years she has dealt with my ever changing ways and loved me in spite … Continue reading

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