Author Archives: Maria

The Pox on You!

Therefore, you should treat people in the same way that you want people to treat you; this is the Law and the Prophets. ~ Matthew 7:12 ~ CEV One of my brothers has been dealing with some serious health problems. … Continue reading

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The Legacy of Prayer: A Short Story

One generation shall praise Your works to another, And shall declare Your mighty acts. ~ Psalm 145:4, NKJV ~ A long time ago, a little boy and his daddy went to the family pier to fish. It was their time … Continue reading

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“Thanks for the Sandwich!”

All of you together are Christ’s body, and each of you is a part of it. ~ 1 Corinthians 12:27, NLT ~ My friend told me a story about his grandmother. It went something like this: “When my grandmother was … Continue reading

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My Refuge, My Shield, and My Hope!

You are my hiding place and my shield; I hope in Your word. ~ Psalm 119:114, NKJV ~ Life got more difficult mid-December, and continues today, but God has been and “is a refuge and strength, A very present help in trouble,” as Psalm 46:1 … Continue reading

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Where the Shoes of Peace Take You

Stand, therefore, with… your feet sandaled with readiness for the gospel of peace. ~ Ephesians 6:15 ~ The Christmas cards needed to be mailed and I needed to buy chicken drumsticks. I called the supermarket where I buy them — they … Continue reading

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Old, But Still Useful

Originally posted on The Cracker-Barrel:
The glory of the young is their strength; the gray hair of experience is the splendor of the old. ~ Proverbs 20:29 (New Living Translation) ~ It’s a beautiful Lord’s day in southern Cal. The…

When the Winds Come…

 And not only that, but we also glory in tribulations, knowing that tribulation produces perseverance and perseverance, character; and character, hope. ~ Romans 5:3-4 (NKJV) ~ This weekend we had storms that brought lightning and thunder. It was cold, dark, and moist, but by mid-Sunday … Continue reading

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