A Lady Named Alice

Banyan Tree

Matthew 13:6 :b " Because they had no roots, they dried up and withered away."As I went for a walk in my sisters’ neighborhood in Boca Raton, Florida I noticed a huge tree growing in someone’s front yard. It was a Banyan tree - majestic in size and beauty! I walked...

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Collecting Moss

1 Tim 6:17-19 "Command those who are rich in this present world not to be arrogant nor to put their hope in wealth, which is so uncertain, but to put their hope in God, who richly provides us with everything for our enjoyment. Command them to do good, to be rich in...

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Hangman’s Noose

The other day in church, before the service started, I noticed two children playing a game which had occupied many hours for my sister and me when we were children. We called it “ Hangman’s noose.” Blank spaces were drawn at the bottom of the page denoting the number...

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Hedge of Protection

Job 1:10-11 "Have you not put a hedge around him and his household and everything he has? You have blessed the work of his hands, so that his flocks and herds are spread throughout the land." NIVWe always enjoy our vacations on Skidaway Island in Savannah,Ga. On this...

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Footprints in the Sand

Recently I took a walk on Ponte Vedra beach, traveling at a brisk pace. A jogger breezed by me, saying a friendly “hello." Behind me were two elderly folks, ambling along. The footprints in the sand captured my attention, and I noticed a visible difference in the...

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The last time I went to Texas I saw a field full of wild Black Eyed Susan flowers. A few of them were still in bloom- so pleasing to behold as they swayed in the warm Texas breeze. Most of them, however, were withered, brown and dried up .They weren’t as attractive to...

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Hosta Lilies

Many years ago I bought and planted in my yard my first hostas. These hardy perennials grow in clumps and flower once a year.I knew when I bought them, they could be divided by just cutting each clump apart and replanting it. I have many hostas now, and have always...

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Marion Smith