Author Archives: Paula

Grace to That

“…Grace to that. Can you say that to yourself? Step back and take a good look at yourself in the mirror, ignoring the pimples or wrinkles or hair that won’t behave and say grace to that. Ignore the job you … Continue reading

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Article: “What Your Friends With Cancer Want You to Know”

      “I Shall Not Want” -Audrey Assad From the love of my own comfort From the fear of having nothing From a life of worldly passions Deliver me O God From the need to be understood From the need to … Continue reading

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Be Still and Know That He is God

    This morning I am meditating on Psalm 46:10…a great place to hang my hat and think about awhile.  This is a beautiful song referring to that verse: Psalm 46:10 (NIV) 10 He says, “Be still, and know that I am God; … Continue reading

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He Does the Holding, We do the Trusting.

  Where in the Bible does it say that men do the dishes? 2 Kings 21:13 “…and I will wipe Jerusalem as a man wipeth a dish, wiping it, and turning it upside down to dry.” There’s also a whole … Continue reading

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Trusting the Same God Who Parted the Red Sea

A boy was sitting on a park bench with one hand resting on an open Bible. He was loudly exclaiming his praise to God. “Hallelujah! Hallelujah! God is great!” he yelled without worrying whether anyone heard him or not. A man … Continue reading

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“Worry is Practicing the Absence of God’s Presence”

    Last week  my precious Hannah Banana turned 18…my youngest chickadee is now an adult.  WOWZA!  How’s that happen so fast?! 🙂 I would have loved to have given her and each of my children the gift shared  in … Continue reading

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“Finding I Am”

“The Swiss have an interesting army. Five hundred years without a war. Pretty impressive. Also, pretty lucky for them. Ever see that little Swiss Army knife they have to fight with? Not much of a weapon there. Corkscrews. Bottle openers. … Continue reading

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Do you Know About Chemo Angels?

 Everything you have on your car has a very specific function with the exception of one thing: the instrument panel dimmer switch. Why was this invented? Are people’s eyes too sensitive for the five-watt bulb behind the speedometer? It’s like, … Continue reading

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Perspective on the Hard Temporary Stuff This Side of Heaven

(Photo posted with permission As a bagpiper, I play many gigs. Recently I was asked by a funeral director to play at a graveside service for a homeless man. He had no family or friends, so the service was … Continue reading

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He is Risen! He is Risen Indeed!

A minister decided that a visual demonstration would add emphasis to his Easter Sunday sermon.   Four worms were placed into four separate jars. The first worm was put into a container of alcohol. The second worm was put into … Continue reading

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