Tag Archives: Good and Evil

Our Best Life Possible


When I was young, I thought I had to be Wonder Woman in order to please my parents. You know, the perfect daughter, the smartest child, the best artist, and the best behaved of all their progeny. After all, I … Continue reading

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When It’s Too Dark To See


“The light shineth in the darkness and the darkness comprehended it not.”  ~~ John 1:5 KJV As a young woman, I spent time in England visiting the great museums and learning to appreciate their custom of afternoon tea after a … Continue reading

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The Butter Queen


“If we say that we have fellowship with him, and walk in darkness,  we lie, and do not the truth…” ~~ 1 John 1:6  Oh, Paula Dean, the Butter Queen! Once you were everywhere seen, but now you just seem … Continue reading

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Leaving The Garden of Guilt and Shame


“They heard the sound of the Lord God walking in the garden at the time of the evening breeze, and the man and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the Lord God among the trees of the garden.”  ~~ Genesis … Continue reading

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Why Do The Righteous Suffer?


“When I looked for good, then evil came unto me;   and when I waited for light, there came darkness.” ~~ Job 30:26 Easter morning may not be bright and sunny; at least the Weathermen aren’t predicting that this weekend. However, … Continue reading

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Merry Stressmas Everybody!


“The kiln tests the potter’s vessels…”  ~~ Ecclesiasticus 27:5  I was baking cookies all day Friday, my oven never going higher than 375 degrees Fahrenheit.  This is a great test for butter, sugar and flour: leave it in that heated … Continue reading

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Death by China: Wesley and Barnum Meet Dr. Who


Overheard: PT Barnum & the Rev. John Wesley on the Movie “Death by China” Citizens of 1880 and 1760 usually don’t have the opportunity to visit over coffee, unless Dr. Who activates his telephone booth or we use the research … Continue reading

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