Red, White, and Blue

I AM OLD GLORY I Am Old Glory: For more than ten score years I have been the banner of hope and freedom for generation after generation of Americans. Born amid the first flames of America’s fight for freedom, I am the symbol of a country that has grown from...

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Jelly Bean Prayer

Jelly Bean Prayer: Poet unknown Red is for the Blood He gave, Green is for the Grass He made, Yellow is for the Sun so bright, Orange is for the Edge of night, Black is for the Sins we made, White is for the Grace He gives, Purple is...

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Family Hands

Proverbs 22: 6 – Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from you. (NIV) “A Tribute To Hands” Author: Kay Mills Big hands, little hands, hands that fit just right. Warm hands, graceful hands, hands that squeeze too...

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The Love Gift

“They shall call His name Emmanuel…God with us.”  Matthew 1:23  KJV             You could feel the awe and wonder, you could sense it in the air—- the love gift in the manger was for mankind everywhere. And as that place received Him in the...

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Family Thanksgiving Blessings

How often have we seen this famous Norman Rockwell painting and thought of our own Thanksgiving family traditions? Time to share family stories, noticing how much the grandchildren have grown, bringing a favorite Thanksgiving dish, cooking all day and hoping the food will not be burned or too dry, and giving thanks...

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The Joy of Music

Psalm 100: Make a joyful noise unto the Lord, all ye lands. Serve the Lord with gladness: come before His presence with singing. (King James) Bach gave us God’s word; Mozart gave us God’s laughter; Beethoven gave us God’s fire; God gave us music that we might pray without...

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Spiritual Celebrations: Son Light!

“…Walk as children of light—for the fruit of the light results in all goodness, righteousness, and truth.”  Ephesians 5:8-9   (Holman Bible) January is many things:  celebrations, resolutions, new diets, exercise programs….and more resolutions.  But if I was only allowed one word to describe January, it would be “gray.”   Here...

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