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Momma said there’d be days like this…

Loved the realism in this piece…

What's Sandy Reading Now?

Now we have this treasure in clay jars, so that this extraordinary power may be from God and not from us.  We are pressured in every way but not crushed; we are perplexed but not in despair; we are persecuted but not abandoned; we are struck down but not destroyed.  We always carry the death of Jesus in our body, so that the life of Jesus may also be revealed in our body.  (II Corinthians 4:7-10 HSBC)

This is one of my favorite Bible passages.  It’s great stuff for a really bad day… or week… or year.

Despite all the teachers and preachers out there who say that God just wants you to be happy or rich and powerful, etc., they really don’t get it.  The Bible clearly tells us that life is not going to be fun all the time.  People are not going to always treat you…

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Pregnant with promise continued through the words of another

Poet's Corner

Too many boxes sit on a shelf

Locked tight by fear and pride

It’s not too late to open up

Share all the beauty trapped inside.

–Russ Towne

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Religious Services: NaBloPoMo

Came across this blog today…. Are you with Destino or do you have a different experience of God? And that song? What do you make of that?

Chasing Destino


Do you like attending religious services?

I’m at what they call a C&Eer. I like to go to church on Christmas & Easter. Why don’t I go any other time? I’m not really sure. When I say I’m not sure, I mean I’m not sure what denomination I am anymore. According to the Internet quizzes, I’m a Quaker. Or maybe it was a Shaker.
Regardless, I haven’t found my religion. That reminds me of the REM Song “Losing My Religion,” which doesn’t mean what we think it means. It means “at wit’s end,” with something. I think I might be losing my religion in a general sense. Or I just might need a vacation in a serious way.
Although I don’t go to church, I do like Gospel music and movies about church choirs. I love “Sister Act” – I & II. There is a movie, “The Fighting Temptations,” with…

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Delighted to Support Desmond Tutu’s Forgiveness Challenge

This Forgiveness Challenge looks like an amazing project to get involved with. Are you up for giving it a go? It could change our lives, our children’s lives, our world…

The Blog

We’re humbled to bring you this interview with Nobel Peace Laureate Desmond Tutu and his daughter Mpho Tutu about their new Global Forgiveness Challenge as well as, a platform for transformational ideas that Archbishop Tutu is co-founding with book and media creator Doug Abrams. is delighted to be a partner in this initiative.

Archbishop Desmond Tutu and his daughter, Mpho Tutu are trying to change the world with the Forgiveness Challenge. Get involved! Archbishop Desmond Tutu and his daughter, Mpho Tutu are trying to change the world with the Forgiveness Challenge. Get involved!

What is the Tutu Global Forgiveness Challenge?

The Forgiveness Challenge is a free 30-day online program developed to help people learn the practical steps to forgiveness so they can live with greater love and joy in their life.

How does the Forgiveness Challenge work?

Each day, participants receive an email from us that directs them to a new post on the website that presents an important insight into forgiveness and that offers them…

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