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2nd Cup of Coffee for 10/19/17: 4 WAYS TO PUT SOME PUNCH IN YOUR LOVE LIFE

Readers make the best writers.  I’ve read that. When you read a lot of the good, challenging, uplifting kind of stuff, you can’t help being helped by it. I read this morning: “Trust steadily in God, hope unswervingly, love extravagantly.” ~ 1 Corinthians 13:13, The Message “In the end, only three things matter:  how much … Continue reading »

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2nd Cup for 10/10/17: MAN UP! SOMEBODY’S PRAYING FOR YOU

You can do more after you’ve prayed, but you won’t get much that’s worth anything done until you’ve prayed. I am praying for my sons, grandson and great-grandson today.  My legacy to each of you:  to faithfully pray for those who look to your spiritual leadership.  I don’t expect perfection from you because I haven’t been able … Continue reading »

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QTMs for 5/17/17: NO TIME LIKE NOW.

There is no such thing as wasting Time.  We each invest our priceless moments as we’ve decided to do.  Once spent, they return back to God’s Timeless Eternity.  Time was created from that Eternity to school you and I.  It’s our proving ground.  As such, we’re never merely wasting it.  One way or the other, we’re … Continue reading »

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QTMs for 1/19/17: BBAR!

I woke up this morning. I breathed freely, got up without pain, did all the morning things without thinking about it.  I’m walking, seeing, hearing, thinking.  I’m eating a hearty breakfast – and enjoying fresh, hot joe – as I write, able to absorb enough to remain in what is for me normal good health. I … Continue reading »

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100-Word Stroll, 9/24/16: THAT AIN’T NURTURAL

Remember back when we used to write to one another?  We even used cursive as we were taught.  Paid attention to proper grammar.  Like that.  We wrote complete sentences and dared not try substituting single vowels for words. We tended to think more and deeply because we refused to allow life’s pace to become a headlong rush toward tomorrow.  … Continue reading »

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WHEN LAST HE BREATHED – A Granger Story

I sat quiet on the mossy marled bluff overlooking Grassy Lake, sipping strong, hot pinon coffee from the thermos I’d brought with me and concentrating on my breathing.  I listened to the breeze whispering to me of my friend.  I thought again of the odd thing he’d said as we spoke by phone just an hour or so before … Continue reading »

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Q(uiet) T(ime) M(using)s for 7/21/16: I LOVE YOU & I BELIEVE IN YOU

“Life is just a grind.” That’s not just a coffee joke.  It’s as real as stepping on a Lego.  I’ve felt like maybe the grind was becoming a little too permanent, too.  Like maybe Heaven was overwhelmed because this is an election season, my blessings were on back order and I was getting someone else’s … Continue reading »

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QTMs for 8/25/15: OH, YES, YOU ARE. *

“I don’t mean that much to anybody.  Outside my immediate family, no one knows or cares who I am.  Not even all of them do.  Very little I’ve tried to do with my life has improved anyone else’s.  I could quietly disappear and other than irritation that things weren’t  getting done it would make no difference.  In … Continue reading »

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