Tag: goodness

  • Friendship Recovered

    Friendship Recovered

    For I am confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will continue to perfect it   There are some friendships that a person can invest years into only to have them fall by the wayside in a ,matter of weeks[..]
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  • Good People Rise Up

    Good People Rise Up

        If you read the headlines, you might come away with a warped view of the world. Michael Moore is screaming that Trump is going to get us all killed. Trump himself threatens nuclear war with North Korea almost every other day. Bannon takes[..]
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  • The Sunflower in My Garden

    The Sunflower in My Garden

      Outside the window where I sit and write, the sunflower burst to life this morning. Yesterday it was just bud on a stem. Today it is cloaked in golden glory. The sunflower grows wild in my garden. I didn't plant it there. We lived[..]
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  • Cussing on the Way to Church

    Cussing on the Way to Church

      It was there, while crossing the bridge that connect this part of Oregon with the southern part of Washington, that I glanced over at a boat cutting through the silver waters of the Columbia River. Maybe it was the stillness of the water. Or[..]
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  • Other People’s Children

    Other People’s Children

    She started coming around the house when she was an itty-bitty thing, knee-high to a water-bug or thereabouts. She'd come to play dollies with the girls in the "museum" room. That's what everyone called the formal living room back in the day because nobody ever[..]
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  • Words to Live a Happy Life By

    Words to Live a Happy Life By

    Remember Bean: Kind heart. Kind thoughts. Kind words. Those were some of the last words our daughter spoke to her two-year old son before heading off on a week-long vacation and entrusting the care of her son to the grands. It's no easy thing leaving a[..]
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  • Overcoming Evil

    Overcoming Evil

    Do good. As much good as you can find to do. Do it. I've been reading Ann Voskamp's book, The Broken Way. I want you to read it, too. I'm giving away two copies. For a chance to win, you need to leave your name below[..]
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  • A Note from David

    A Note from David

      Don't bother your head with braggarts Or wish you could succeed like the wicked. In no time they'll shrivel like grass clippings and wilt like cut flowers in the sun. Get insurance with God and do a good deed, settle down and stick to[..]
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  • In Lieu of Google

    In Lieu of Google

    The lady ringing up the items was hunched over. It was difficult to tell if she was that way because she was tired or because of her age. Or maybe both. Her name was Peggy. It said so right there in that place near a[..]
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