Is That ALL There Is?

Life Over

When a broken arm put an end to my driving for several months, I felt that life as I knew it was over.I was wrong, of course. Life went on in a new direction, highly supported by others who drove me where I needed to go.Our life's road is not ended when things change,...

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Fat Shampoo

Proverbs 4:7b - The beginning of wisdom is this: Get wisdom. Though it cost all you have, get understanding. (NIV)My friend says that she's figured out the answer to her weight problem. The label on her shampoo promises "extra volume and body". Jokingly, (I trust!)...

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Diabetes and Me

Hebrews 13:7 - Remember your leaders, who spoke the word of God to you. Consider the outcome of their way of life and imitate their faith. (NIV)When my husband Ron developed diabetes, I knew he would be in for some lifestyle changes, but I didn't realize just how much...

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Gourmand or Gourmet?

Proverbs 18:9 - He who is loose and slack in his work is brother to him who is a destroyer and he who does not use his endeavours to heal himself is brother to him who commits suicide. (AMP)A recovering alcoholic once told me that he ate a bunch of chocolate bars...

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Got a Handel on It?

Matthew 25:35-36 - For I was hungry, and you gave Me something to eat; I was thirsty, and you gave Me something to drink; I was a stranger and you invited Me in; naked and you clothed Me; I was sick and you visited Me; I was in prison and you came to Me. (NASB)At the...

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Genesis 49:15 - When [Issachar] sees how good is his resting place and how pleasant is his land, he will bend his shoulder to the burden and submit to forced labour. (NIV)I was quietly nursing my coffee in a local restaurant, but I couldn't help overhearing the...

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Worm Holes

Psalm 22:6 - But I am a worm, and not a man, a reproach of men, and despised by the people. (NASB)We have had a few worm days in our life recently. Hubby has been taking chemotherapy. Fear raised its head in our house for a while, and made us feel quite worm-like. I...

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Brenda Wood