The Awakening

Writing is my truest love and I miss when we are apart. But absence does make my heart grow fonder or so I tell my non-committal self.

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Sonrise: Feb. 25

“Behold, I stand at the door, and knock; if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me. ~ Revelation 3:20 I like the book of Revelation. For me, it presents the reader the unique privilege of seeing loving counsel…

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Sonrise: Feb. 18th

“Who is going to harm you if you are eager to do good? But even if you should suffer for what is right, you are blessed. Do not fear their threats; do not be frightened.” ~ 1 Peter 3:13-14 Image: Pixnio.com Who is going to harm you if you want to do good? A lot…

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Sonrise: Feb. 11th

Photo: Videezy “I wait for the Lord, my whole being waits, and in his word do I hope. I wait for the Lord more than watchmen wait for the morning, more than watchmen wait for the morning.” ~ Psalm 130:5-6 In a world of instant gratification, I have purposed myself to wait. It is one…

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Sonrise: Feb. 4th

“Let the whole earth be filled with His glory. Amen and amen. ~Palm 72:19 This morning when I came downstairs, Big Daddy, my grandfather-in-law, was sitting listening to hymns on television. Big Daddy is 92 years old. I made us both a cup of coffee and joined him in listening to the sweet melodies. The…

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Sonrise: Jan. 7th

I’m going to go out on a limb and believe that all of us have good in us. All of us have compassionate thoughts towards our fellow man. Every reader of my blog post desires to be a light in a dark world. Not only do I believe this is true, I see evidence of…

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Sonrise -Dec. 31

Photo: Robert Cheney (Click to view artist’s Sunrise over Owens Valley collection) 2017 was quite the year of tests and trials for me and my family. We spent lots of time in the valley trying to figure out how to get back to higher ground. Our natural minds could not reason out every aspect of…

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Sonrise: Dec. 24th

I meditated on what to say all day. I know it’s Christmas Eve and the go-to topic is the birth of our Lord and Savior. But we know that the calendar date set aside is symbolic and not actual. Yet still, we rejoice that our Savior was born! He gave His life for the fulfillment…

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Sonrise: Dec. 17th

“Be completely humble and gentle.” ~ Ephesians 4:2 This beautiful photo taken by Raymond Cunningham as part of his “Sunrise on the Rails” series. Click to view more! Kindnessis not free. It does have a price. Are you willing to pay for it is the question? Gentleness is not without debt. It too has a…

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