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A Recovering Christmas Junkie

  I am a recovering Christmas junkie! (My daughter suggested I confess.) Maybe you can relate. There was nothing I didn’t love about Christmas — giving gifts, receiving gifts, decking the halls, Christmas carols, Christmas cards, baking Christmas cookies, eating Christmas cookies, gathering with family and friends, the chill in the air — I loved […]

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A Tragic Celebration

The story is told of a very wealthy Boston couple. They had been married for twenty years. Both were highly educated and had all the material possessions that money could buy. Their house was large and finely decorated with the best furniture and fabrics. Yet, they desperately wanted a child. They tried to conceive for […]

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Pumpkin Transportation

Although it was really just a way to keep our newly purchased pumpkins from rolling around in the car, buckling them in made for a funny picture. Looking at it later, I thought there might be a deep spiritual lesson in this simple act. The truth is that after mulling it over for a while nothing […]

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Book Review: Intimate Issues: 21 Questions Christian Women Ask About Sex

If you’re like me, you could benefit from time thinking on God’s truth about sex. I recently re-read this book written by Linda Dillow and Lorraine Pintus. I read it for the first time in the early years of our marriage. I examined it again during this; our 14th year. Each of the book’s 21 chapters […]

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5 TIPS: Teaching Your Kids to Write Thank You Notes

  “O Lord, I will honor and praise your name, for You are my God; you do such wonderful things! You planned them long ago, and now You have accomplished them, just as You said!” Isaiah 25:1 (Paraphrased) God’s word is full of reminders that our hearts and minds should overflow with gratitude. Grateful hearts please […]

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Extra Chicken? Make Chicken Salad!

What a great idea; cook 1 chicken and have enough on hand for several recipes. Wouldn’t that make life easier on those busy evenings? We thought so too! When Paige shared her idea with the Keepers Ministry team, we put on our thinking caps as to what we would do with the “extra” chicken. Lori […]

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Categories : Cooking, Entrees, News, Recipes
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