A Lady Named Alice

Close Your Eyes

John 14:18 I will not leave you as orphansI remember once when I took my mother in law to the orthopedic surgeon for an examination. One of the tests was for her to shut her eyes and try to walk a few steps. She was aware her balance was off, but she did as the doctor...

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Be Prepared

Proverbs 24:27 (put first things first) "Prepare your work and get it ready for yourself"On a wonderful trip to Canada, we drove from Montreal to Quebec City. There were 2 main things I observed during this 4 hour ride. The first was the phenomenal amount of firewood...

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The Black Shell

Acts 1:8 When the Holy Spirit comes upon you, you will receive power to testify about me with great effect, to the people in Jerusalem, throughout Judea, in Sameria, and to the ends of the earth, about my death and resurrection.Recently, while walking on Ponte Vedra...

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Bird Nest

Joshua 1:9 do not be dismayed, for the Lord thy God is with you anywhere you goRecently I discovered a Blue Jay nest in a tree in our front yard. I enjoyed watching the mother glide into the tree with food in beak, ready to nourish her little ones. Two days ago I...

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Bud to Bloom

The Magnolia tree is always attractive, for it is deciduous, never losing its glossy green leaves. It displays its most magnificent splendor, however, when its flowers are in full bloom. A couple of months ago I took a closer look at this tree. The flower buds were in...

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Dried Up

Philippians 4:13 "I can do all things thru Christ who strengthens me."Toward the end of summer last year 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...

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"Let us use what God has given us... power, love and a sound mind." 2 Timothy 1:6,7As I sat on the porch of our rental condo. At Ponte Vedra Beach recently, I saw an awesome sight. Swimming in the Atlantic, close to shore, were schools of dolphins. Each group had...

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Marion Smith