Author Archives: Annie

Got a Memory?

When I was a young woman, my mother and I would often go to Fenton Art Glass, world famous for their beautiful hand painted and blown glass. One trip stands out in my memory because it was for my 25th … Continue reading

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My New Year’s Resolutions

Have you noticed how hard it is to keep New Year’s resolutions? Why is that?  Psychologists have thought maybe it is because people are all caught up in the excitement of starting over.  They want to change their bad habits into … Continue reading

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Special is—SPECIAL

Special is—Special Hosea 6:6 My daughter’s birthday is in a holiday month.  Every now and then, the holiday falls on the exact same day as “her day.”  Her 13th birthday was one of those times.    Since I love to cook, … Continue reading

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Mercy, Not Reason

MERCY, NOT REASON I Peter 1:3-5 As I sit on my patio, the sunshine is warm and comforting. This is good, I need comforting right now. Prayers for understanding have been futile. Leaning back to let the soothing warmth of … Continue reading

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Granny and Puss Harvey

  Granny and Puss Harvey Galatians 6:7 One afternoon, my son in-law’s Granny was watching a TV evangelist while holding her cat, Puss Harvey, on her lap. Puss was sick and Granny was deeply concerned. The TV preacher’s sermon was very … Continue reading

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Got My Back?

GOT MY BACK? Galatians 6:1-2 When I was a child, we used to play a game called, “Got Your Back.”  Two players, one wearing a blindfold, would stand back to back. The other team would try to attack the blindfolded … Continue reading

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Sometimes, I Just Feel—Beat

Sometimes, I Just Feel—Beat II Corinthians 4:16-18 Baking a cake is brutal.  The first thing you do is to take a wire whisk and beat the sugar into the eggs.  From the inexperienced view point, that seems a bit overdone. If the sugar … Continue reading

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I Love Old Bibles

  I Love Old Bibles I love old Bibles! One of my most treasured possessions is an old, very old, small Bible that was given to me by my husband.  He paid only a few cents for it at a country sale … Continue reading

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Making Healthy Choices

Making Healthy choices II Peter 1: 4-9 I love going to the big warehouse stores like Sam’s Club and Costco!  My favorite time to go is on the days when they have vendors set up with little cooking stations. One reason … Continue reading

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Like I Ache for Cake

Like I Ache For Cake Psalms 63:5 The other day, I baked an extraordinary German Chocolate Cake. I’d toasted the pecans and the coconut before I put them in the special icing. It was, beyond any doubt, the most delicious … Continue reading

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