Monthly Archives: September 2012

Don’t Ignore the Warning Signs

“Nurse, something is wrong.  I just know it.” The young man in room 518 was pale and obviously anxious.  I could sense the fear in his voice.  He had been hospitalized with a virulent bowel infection that resulted in surgery.  … Continue reading

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Sad Days

For those who have never struggled with depression, this may just sound like so much whining from someone who needs to “get a life”.  For those who’ve lived it, and I know there are many of you within my group  … Continue reading

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Living Waters

I live in the country and my water is provided by a well. Today I was having well problems. Of course I was frustrated, but I began thinking of Jesus and the woman at the well. Most of us are … Continue reading

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Whiteout

All day long I heard the reports, they began the moment I arrived at school. From each class—P.E., to Study Hall, to the cafeteria and back on the bus—it was talked about repeatedly. One of the worse snow storms ever … Continue reading

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Treasures

Miss Mazy lived smack dab in the middle of one of the worst neighborhoods in town.  Run down houses with peeling paint and broken windows lined the street; many of them boarded up and long since abandoned.  Unkempt, litter strewn … Continue reading

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Heartsick

I had the occasion yesterday to talk to a young lady from another part of the country about her life. She was sick and in the hospital and, as I am quite fond of this woman, I made time to … Continue reading

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Doomsday

The prospect of doomsday, or the end of the world, has intrigued man for thousands of years. Recent movies, TV programs, books, etc., tell of impending doom to planet earth. Some doomsday scenarios that have been discussed by those much … Continue reading

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Gourds

When I was young you could count on me spending two weeks each summer at my grandparents home in Fouke. Oh, how I loved going there! Grandma was quiet, although loving, but  Papa was the best! He called me “Sis”,  … Continue reading

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God’s Grace

Often we hear of how good and loving a person is and how much that person does for others and the community. However, regardless of how much a person is devoted to doing good for others, one cannot be saved … Continue reading

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The Hunger Games

Not long ago a book hit the market which eventually made its way to the movies. The title was called, The Hunger Games. It’s a story of survival following a sort of world cataclysmic event. Few endured the incident and … Continue reading

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