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Remembering the Legacy of Maya Angelou With Her Own Words

“We delight in the beauty of the butterfly but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.” – Maya Angelou I heard the news today. Maya Angelou died.  I was stopped in my tracks.  Her words have kept an effervescent presence in my mind. I hear her poetry.  I hear her … Continue reading

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Oldest Woman Dies Leaving Five Lessons to Longevity

I read a story this week about the oldest person in the world who died. According to the Guinness World Records, Besse Cooper was the oldest woman at 116 years old. She passed away Tuesday in a Georgia nursing home. I thought about this woman who lived to be 116-years-old. What was her secret to longevity? … Continue reading

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Evangelism with Reflection on Billy Graham’s Inspirational Messages

Having never been ordained or formally trained for any kind of ministry, I was once told I should be an evangelist. I thought about that for a moment. Inquisitively I asked what my friend meant. In my mind, I see Billy Graham as an evangelist. I see someone with years of ministry and service to the … Continue reading

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Finding Inspiration in Robert Frost’s Poem ‘The Road Not Taken’

The road less travelled by is a journey of the soul. In this inspirational story of a traveler who reaches a crossroads, he must make a choice: Which road shall he bear? Everyone has their own destiny. At some point a fork in the road will present itself. What do you seek? What will you … Continue reading

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Exploring Soul Searching Quotes for Wisdom and Truth

My soul hungers for knowledge. My heart thirsts for answers. My spirit lingers for truth. As long as I can remember I have searched for wisdom and knowledge. In gaining such wisdom, I crave more of it. With soul searching quotes, I seek what my heart desires. In simpler terms, the more I get, the … Continue reading

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Walking by faith to see where it leads

I don’t know why I’m surprised, but I am. I’m continually amazed at the way God works in my life. Right when I feel like I got it all figured out, God steps in. The way I see it, I can go with the flow or try to fight against it. Trying to control everything … Continue reading

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Reflections of Time

Reflections: Each day I recall the memories over time. When life seemed simpler and people were kind. Today I reflect on what all this means to me. For tomorrow I won’t be same as I used to be. Each passing day, I change a little more. Some wiser while sensing what I’m really here for. ~~~+~~~ … Continue reading

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Seasons Change – so do I

Sometimes I look at the world around me and what do I see? There are people and times that change with the seasons. Each day is different yet it’s still the same. I’m doing the same thing, I’m believing in better tomorrows, and I’m keeping my faith alive. Yet things are different. I’m not the … Continue reading

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A Father’s Day Memory at the Kitchen Table

Father’s day memories conjure up all sorts of feelings. From those cherished one on one conversations to the family picnic, spending time with my dad was always special. With this being Father’s day weekend, all eyes are on dads. My father passed away years ago, but I still think of him often, especially on Father’s … Continue reading

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Seeking Shelter from the Storms of Life

“The unbelieving mind would not be convinced by any proof, and the worshiping heart needs none.” – A. W. Tozer Are you standing on shaking ground? Have you lost your faith?  Life can be a challenge and when you are suffering from loss, illness, and pain can be just as devastating. Feeling like your world is crumbling before … Continue reading

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