Category Archives: Working with God

The Friendship Books

Have you heard of The Friendship Books of Francis Gay? I have a small collection, some inherited from my mother, and others which were gifts from dear friends. They’ve been a blessing to me and those with whom I’ve shared … Continue reading

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The Fork in Our Road

We were about to leave for home after an enjoyable family celebration. Unfortunately our GPS decided not to work, so a friend found an app on our phone and set it up. We already had a route in mind, but … Continue reading

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Auctioning for Life

On Sunday evening we gathered to spend our money… and have fun! We were about to enjoy a dinner/auction for missions. Many of us had saved donations for this purpose, and the handy small appliances, craft items, furniture, artworks, and … Continue reading

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The Value of Our Proper Place

It’s almost unbelievable how sermons can provoke seemingly irrelevant thoughts! I take notes of sermons, and write these random extras at the bottom of the page, separate from the rest. That’s where I found a scribble from my Sunday-sidetrack. This … Continue reading

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Stop Arguing!

In God’s economy, the gift he gives us also has a receiver who is waiting to be blessed by it. May we use it for that purpose, even though we may never know the recipient. I’ve been thinking about the … Continue reading

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Resolutions

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream. ~ CS Lewis I’ve never made any New Year Resolutions! Perhaps I don’t like making promises to myself, to others, or to God, that I … Continue reading

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Free-Motion Quilting on the Piano

I’m sure there are other people in the world like me, who know what it feels like to play the Lord’s Music. They may call it something else, but that’s the name I’ve given to the way God leads me … Continue reading

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Short or Long-Sighted

The optometrist looked at me, ‘You have one short-sighted eye and the other is long-sighted’. He wrote on my card and added, ‘That’s given you about four extra years without glasses’. Apparently the combination isn’t unusual; handy, in fact! This conversation took place … Continue reading

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What if We Never Learned Anything New?

A young teenage friend recently asked me if she’d ever be able to play the piano in our church. ‘You’ll really develop as you learn.’ I said. ‘I had to start somewhere too’. ‘But you have a gift’, she said. … Continue reading

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In Sickness and…

I wrote this a year ago and now I can look back and see how far I’ve travelled since then. Come with me to October 2014 when my husband and I were putting into practice what we’d promised each other more than fifty … Continue reading

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