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Right Royal Rule

Grammar is a funny thing. I remember when it was almost mandatory that no ifs-ands-ors-or-buts may be used to begin a sentence. If you dared to challenge the rule you got - sorry, got was nearly as bad as ifs-ands-ors-or-buts - you were marked down, right down. That...

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Peter’s Hollow Egg Fight

Every Easter since 1823 there has been an egg fight in Peters Hollow in Northeast Tennessee. No, it isn't like some places have tomato festivals and throw rotten tomatoes at each other. It started out with local farmers seeing whose hens laid eggs with the hardest...

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How is Your Garden Growing

This is a time of the year when we sit back and watch God grow our gardens. What are you growing in your garden?  --Corn -- Beans -- Tomatoes -- Potatoes -- or maybe even some Flowers. The truth is that we can't really grow seeds (anymore than a doctor can heal...

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"For .. your life is now hidden with Christ in God." (Colossians 3:3) A perfect day for a mid-morning walk, before the heat of the day settled in like a damp blanket. As my husband rounded the bend, he asked, “Did you see that squirrel?” No, I hadn’t. I peered into...

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He Remembers our Sin No More

"He does not treat us as our sins deserve or repay us according to our iniquities." Psalms 103:10 NIV One of the things I most dislike about the enemy of our souls is his penchant for attacking the ill, the elderly, the infirmed. While my godly mother lay dying,...

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He Hung on a Cross for Me

When I have a bad day and feel sorry for myself, I try to think of the hours Christ spent before Easter morning and His crucifixion. That morning He brought me freedom, forgiveness of sins, and death’s victory. Then I fall on my knees and thank Him for what He did for...

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God will Provide Himself

GEN. 22:8: "And Abraham said, My son, God will provide himself a lamb for a burnt offering: so they went both of them together." GAL.1:3: "Grace be to you and peace from God the Father, and from our Lord Jesus Christ, Who gave himself for our sins, that he might...

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