Author Archives: Judy

August Days

It was a beautiful August day. There was a bright blue sky with interesting feathery clouds, warm temperatures, but not too humid, and the constant chorus of cicadas. It’s the sound of cicadas that stirs my memory. Days like this … Continue reading

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Open My Eyes

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The Wall Street Journal opened my eyes this morning. I was flabbergasted to read that many millennials do not realize that a $20 antenna is all one needs to watch network television. They were so used to paying for cable … Continue reading

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Beautiful Grace

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Our daughter once told us of a friend who felt that God was punishing her for disobeying him many years ago, and my dad and I both said, at the same time, God doesn’t work that way. I’m grateful that … Continue reading

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In Your Trials, Trust God

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A cancer diagnosis took me completely by surprise 12 years ago. I was perfectly healthy and had no risk factors. I was processing my questions with a mature Christian friend when she said, “It’s almost a compliment, don’t you think?” She was saying that … Continue reading

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Church in a Diner

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A friend of mine posted the following on Facebook, and she gave me permission to share it with you. God is working at all times, in all places, and maybe, if we raise our sights to notice, he will work … Continue reading

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What a Bizarre Bible Story Teaches us about God’s Word

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Has anyone ever advised you that God had informed them that you should do or stop doing something in particular? If it’s advice that you have asked for from a trustworthy Christian friend, that kind of input may be helpful. … Continue reading

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Five Reasons Why I am Thankful for the USA

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Nasty politics, partisan bickering, and the profits they generate are grist for journalism. Appalling violence in Chicago makes its unwelcome daily appearance on the evening news. We disagree about who we will admit into this country, who should pay for … Continue reading

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Inconvenient Faith

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Sometimes my husband and I go to church on Saturday night because it is more convenient than Sunday morning. Sometimes I ignore a plea for volunteer service because it would be inconvenient. Of course, we have the freedom to go … Continue reading

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Friends For Life

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The beauty of life long friendships becomes more apparent as we live more of life. Today’s post is at The Perennial Gen, a thoughtful place for people in, or approaching, the second half of life to think, write, and read … Continue reading

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The Truth Will Set You Free

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The question what is truth? is more relevant today than ever. You would think that with all our easy access to information and expert opinions, we would know the truth— The opposite is true. We have trouble recognizing real news from fake, trusted … Continue reading

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