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Kid gloves


I was thinking of that saying that goes around on Facebook, a quote from somewhere that says, “Be kinder than necessary, for everyone you know is fighting some sort of battle.”  The Bible says in Proverbs 15:1 “A gentle answer … Continue reading

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Plans


I’m not having a good day.  Big surprise.  Haven’t really had one in what seems like forever to me, though it hasn’t been that long, really.  It just feels that way right now.  I don’t say that to complain…honestly.  Just … Continue reading

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Let it go


I’ve been doing a lot more writing lately…a whole lot more of this blogging and journaling or whatever you want to call it.  I used to do a lot of it in the past, but sort of got away from … Continue reading

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If you’re hurting, this is for you


This was a homemade video done about 5 years ago, of me singing a song that I wrote about 12 1/2 years ago.  If you want to know the moment when God’s presence became utterly real to me like never … Continue reading

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When Love Sees You


  Matthew 5 Introduction to the Sermon on the Mount  1 Now when Jesus saw the crowds, he went up on a mountainside and sat down. His disciples came to him, 2and he began to teach them. The Beatitudes     … Continue reading

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For Shawn, Three Years On


This is a blog from my brother, Steve, essaybee2012.  It’s a wonderful, but tragic story, telling the story of how Steve’s nephew Shawn lost his life way too soon. Check out some of Steve’s other blogs while you’re at it…especially … Continue reading

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From Darkness to Dawn


Photo: Colors of the Night by Anne Sikes From Darkness to Dawn by Anne Sikes I know God has a purpose No worries, right? Still, it’s always a sad thing When out goes love’s light. Love’s never wrong, some say … Continue reading

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2 Steps Forward, 1 Step Back still gets me moving ahead


photo: Enchanted Forest by Anne Sikes   It is so very easy to become discouraged when one is trying so hard, and time after time, it just seems that there are roadblocks to move out of the way, or to … Continue reading

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You gotta have ATTITUDE!


Probably the most important key to getting through this life, is getting your attitude right.  You know…the old ‘glass is half-empty or glass is half full’ thing.  Or is your glass completely empty in your eyes, or completely full, maybe?  … Continue reading

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The reason I know I’m safe there


Sometimes life seems so full of difficulties.  I get tired…weary.  I just want to lie down and close my eyes and let Jesus take me on home.  But the fact is, that there is absolutely no emotion I have, or … Continue reading

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