Category Archive: Ponderings

Sep 29

“The Love of God”

What a concert, what a voice, what a song… Thanks to a last-minute invitation from friends, I was able to go to a David Phelps concert last night! It was fantastic!! I loved the combination of praise and worship and ‘concert’ songs. One of my favorite moments was listening to the words of the song …

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Sep 27

“Power of the Cross”

Sunday AM sermon – “Attributes of God – Omnipotent” A. – God has limitless power. B. – Sovereignty and omnipotence go together. C. – God can do everything consistent with His character, goodness and love. D. – God’s use of power is qualified by His other attributes. E. – God’s power is self-limited to make …

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Sep 24


No, not “Lost” the TV show. Molly – my baby pup… (well, she’s actually 7 years old now.) She was missing for almost an hour – seemed like days!!! She’s fine and with Betsy now. What a morning! Here’s the story. We (me, Molly and Moe) were going to get in the car to meet …

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Sep 23

Raise my standard of living?

Isaiah 33:15-16 The Message The answer’s simple: Live right, speak the truth, despise exploitation, refuse bribes, reject violence, avoid evil amusements. This is how you raise your standard of living! A safe and stable way to live. A nourishing, satisfying way to live. Ah ha! The complete answer to the question!!! But what does it …

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Sep 22


Fences Anyone? On our cruise ship a few weeks ago, there was a basketball court on the top deck. It had a really high fence! You would have to almost intentionally throw the ball over the fence to put it out of the court. And guess what? If you did, you wouldn’t have a basketball …

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Sep 21

Who is God?

I hope you can see the photo I’ve attached. When I walked into the North Lobby at work on Monday morning, that is what I saw. In keeping with Danny’s new sermon series on the Attributes of God, this tri-stand has been set up for people to share how God has revealed Himself. Walking past …

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Sep 20

ASAP – Alabama Roadside Assistance

Driving home from the beach yesterday, we passed a girl/woman with a flat tire on the interstate median. She was changing the tire herself. Not feeling capable or equipped to stop and help her, I felt I needed to do something. So I dialed *HP, for the ASAP (roadside assistance) truck. I was greeted by …

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Sep 13

Attributes of God

Attributes of God – Danny’s new series has me thinking… Somewhere in the sermon yesterday he said words that came together for me this way. Somebody correct me if I’m wrong, OK? You can’t take all the good, positive things about God and put them together – and think that God has some love, holiness, …

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Sep 10

Removing the pins…

Yesterday I went with Betsy to get her pins removed from her foot. We both knew it was going to HURT, especially the numbing shot. And it did! But you know what? The doctor knew that the pins needed to come out. And he used his x-ray vision to know exactly how to go in …

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Sep 08


When I am afraid, I will trust in You – Psalm 56:3 NIV Such a simple little verse. I think I learned it as a small child in Sunday School. Now that I’m all grown up what does it really mean for me. Fears creep up on me like thieves – fear of failure, fear …

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