Monthly Archives: April, 2017

Admiration

For the past two days I have been observing the construction of a new concrete driveway across the street.  On Saturday I saw a tree come down to make room for a wider driveway and that is a skill all its own too.  Then yesterday the bed was laid by taking out the old driveway. …

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Jellybeans

Easter and jellybeans seem to go hand in hand.  While I no longer have baskets to fill, still, I buy jellybeans.  Why?  I like them.  Most jellybeans are a mere ten calories each and eaten in moderation give just that little sweetness for which I yearn.  This year I bought two bags of the fascinating …

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Trust

  “To trust God in the light is nothing.  To trust God in the dark, that is faith.”   C. H. Spurgeon Please pray for a little girl, 10 years old, who was diagnosed with lung cancer this week.  Her name is Elana.

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Were You There?

        The Negro Spiritual song, “Were you There” evokes our senses to the death, burial, and rising again of Jesus, our Lord.  The tune is a mournful sound and the meter is slow moving.  The stirring words:  sometimes it causes me to tremble, tremble, tremble almost causes one to want to shun the whole experience …

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Fifty-Six Years

  Take a stroll with me.  We will meander on a street called Memory Lane. That first car of mine, a 1951 Studebaker, was not a beauty by any stretch of the imagination.  It cost me ninety dollars back in 1961 when I was working at the local A & W root beer stand as …

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The Piano Tuner

A fine gentleman in my church is a piano tuner.  I am not exactly sure how piano tuning works although I do play the piano for my own amazement.  If the piano were only dreadfully out of tune would I know it.  Chris also plays the piano and on occasion blesses us with music during …

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