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Happy 2014!

Posted by vking on December 31, 2013 at 1:10 PM Comments comments (0)

The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord; and he delighteth in his way.  Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down; for the Lord upholdeth him with his hand.  I have been young, and now am old; yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread.  Psalm 37:23-24.

Happy New Year!  We welcome Year 2014 with open arms!

My husband and I attended our church's New Year's Eve Musical...

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Walk vs Talk...

Posted by vking on December 29, 2013 at 10:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Now also when I am old and grayheaded, O God, forsake me not; until I have shewed thy strength unto this generation, and thy power to every one that is come.  Psalm 71:18

Happy Monday!

Well...Christmas countdown is done and we're quickly on our way to the New Year...2014.  I am on vacation until Monday, January 6, 2014, but I am going to still be posting some blog entries just to keep you affirmed, inspired and motivated.  I've been working on lear...

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Happy Christday!

Posted by vking on December 24, 2013 at 6:40 AM Comments comments (0)

Behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy which will be to all people.  Luke 2:10

Happy Christmas Eve!

Countdown to Christmas = 1 Day!

It's just here...wow!  What are you feeling right now? 

This has been an interesting past four months...it seemed to have flown by in a blur.  Each day bringing on its own trial and tribulation.  But God is sustaining us and we will make it through.  I was thinking last night as I was ...

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It's Christmas time!

Posted by vking on December 22, 2013 at 9:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Be thou my strong habitation, whereunto I may continually resort; thou hast given commandment to save me; for thou art my rock and my fortress.  Psalm 71: 2

Happy Monday!

Countdown to Christmas = 2 days!

This was a wonderful weekend!  I got my hair done on Satuday morning.  One of my hairdresser's other customers brought in juice and croissants.  That was excellent and right on time.  Then after my hair appointment, my daughter and I...

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God's Words Speak...

Posted by vking on December 19, 2013 at 8:50 PM Comments comments (0)

My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me.  John 10:27

Happy TGIF!

Countdown to Christmas = 5 days! 

OK...so I have put up some decorations or rather one decoration...a beautiful, pink lit up tree!  Thank you L.D.!  It's so cute!

Here's something for us to think about...

Is that God's voice you are 'hearing' or just your own thoughts?  Are you praying?  Are you sitting quietly and listening?  ...

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All Things are Working according to His Plan...

Posted by vking on December 18, 2013 at 9:20 PM Comments comments (0)

And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.  Romans 8:28

Happy Thursday!

Countdown to Christmas = 6 days!  Absolutely amazing!

For those of you who are shopping for gifts, this may not be such a good thing because you may find yourselves running out of time to purchase that perfect gift.  For others, like me for instance, I am spending my last days before Christ...

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Let your light shine!

Posted by vking on December 17, 2013 at 10:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.  Matthew 5:16

Happy Wednesday!

Countdown = 7 Days!  Whew!  Are the days flying by...or what? 

OK...so I was driving home from work on Tuesday and was wondering what the blog entry was going to be and the next thing I knew some bright lights were directed at my vehicle from the opposite direction.  I thought about how we...

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Give Christmas Love...

Posted by vking on December 16, 2013 at 10:05 PM Comments comments (0)

And let us not be weary in well doing; for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.  Galatians 6:9

Happy Tuesday!

Countdown to Christmas = 8 days...can you believe it?  I can't!  Wow!

Sometimes the teacher needs to be taught and there are times when I am wondering if there is anyone out there being encouraged by my blogs.  And, God sent two really nice, long answers that truly spoke to my heart.  Then another subscribers persona...

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Christmas traditions

Posted by vking on December 16, 2013 at 6:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and to day, and for ever.  Hebrews 13:8

Good morning...Happy Monday!

Countdown to Christmas = 9 days!  (Unbelievable)

Are you looking forward to Christmas and spending time with your family or are you dreading it because it brings to the surface memories of happy days gone by. 

Do you traditional things you do at this time of year with your family?  Go caroling...Bake cookies...Christmas eve service...

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His Song in the Night!

Posted by vking on December 12, 2013 at 9:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Yet the Lord will command his lovingkindness in the daytime, and in the night his song shall be with me, and my prayer unto the God of my life.  Psalm 42: 8

Happy TGIF!

Countdown to Christmas = 12 days! 

I really don't like driving in a snow storm.  Have I said this before?  However, my vehicle makes it somewhat tolerable.  I'm sure the drivers around me are probably wondering why I am driving like I am.  But those driving days...

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Random Acts of Kindness Revisited...

Posted by vking on December 11, 2013 at 9:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful.  But his delight is in the law of the Lord; and in his law doth he meditate day and night.

Happy Thursday!

Countdown to Christmas = 13 Days!!!

OK...so fess up!  What was your Random Act of Kindness for Wednesday?  Hopefully you did something that not many or anybody witnessed ...

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Random Acts of Kindness...

Posted by vking on December 10, 2013 at 8:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning.  James 1:17

Welcome to Wednesday...the middle of the week!

Countdown to Christmas = 14 days!

When was the last time you did a 'random act of kindness'?  When was the last time you did something to help out another person, without expecting anything in return? 

I have a good 'thought qu...

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You've Got Jesus!

Posted by vking on December 9, 2013 at 9:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath;  For the wrath of man worketh not the righteousness of God.  James 1:29-20

Happy Tuesday!  Countdown to Christmas = 15 Days...

Hello everyone!  We are slowly, but surely, working our way towards the greatest holiday!  And it doesn't matter if you will spend the day opening a whole roomful of presents with family and friends or you just spend the d...

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Thoughts for the New Year...

Posted by vking on December 8, 2013 at 9:10 PM Comments comments (0)

I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help.  My help cometh from the Lord, which made heaven and earth.  He will not suffer thy foot to be moved; he that keepeth thee will not slumber.  Behold, he that keepeth Israel shall neither slumber nor sleep.  The Lord is thy keeper; the Lord is thy shade upon thy right hand.  Psalm 121:1-5

Happy Monday!

Only 16 days until Christmas...

...and 22 days until the end of 2...

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Great is Thy Faithfulness!

Posted by vking on December 4, 2013 at 8:40 PM Comments comments (0)

To shew forth thy lovingkindness in the morning, and thy faithfulness every night.  Psalm 92:2

Happy Thursday! 

I can't believe how fast this year has flown by!  Three weeks from yesterday (Wednesday December 4th) will be Christmas...wow!  I would never have imagined some of the things my family has gone through over the past eleven months would have happened...good and bad.  But, we know that all things work together for good...God is fa...

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Peace in a Storm!

Posted by vking on December 3, 2013 at 6:10 AM Comments comments (0)

The Lord will give strength unto his people; the Lord will bless his people with peace.  Psalm 29:11

Happy Tuesday!

I don't know about you, but yesterday was a bit rough to me.  I am thinking it might hav had something to do with having a couple of extra days away from the office.  It took me awhile to get my brain in gear to what I should be doing and how I should be doing.  I will be in deep trouble when I decide to take a lo...

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