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Peace

Day 3 of Write 31 Days 2021

Silvrback blog image"Peace I give you, not as the world gives," but My peace; beyond your finite understanding. Abide in Me, rest. You will find and experience My peace. It's like a calming blanket that settles your mind, heart, and body in the raging storm of life's circumstances. My peace enables you to stand and watch Me work. It's not a cop-out, but a place . . .

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October 09, 2021

Need

Five Minute Friday Challenge & Day 1 of Write 31 Days 2021

 

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Welcome to October! Kate Motaung from Five Minute Friday is hosting the 31 Day Writing Challenge -  2021. I have participated in the past (see bonus links below) and didn't think I'd do it this year. However, as I prayed about it, she shared that you don't even have to post every day, but the challenge is to write for at . . .

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October 03, 2021

September - Share Four Somethings

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Wow, 9 months finished, just 3 more to go in 2021! Yes, it's time once again for Share Four Somethings! 

Last month I was looking ahead to new eyeglasses! My prescription didn't change too much, but I was ready for new frames. Here is a side-by-side with my old glasses/new glasses; and happy to report I can . . .

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September 29, 2021

Celebrating 5 Years!

(and a Five Minute Friday Exercise)

Silvrback blog imageYes, you read that correctly! 5 years ago on this very day, I wrote my first blog! 

I started this blog because of the gentle nudging from the Lord. A friend at a conference also shared a "word from the Lord" that there was "writing in my fingertips". Over the years, I have trusted Him with what He has given me. I feel that my . . .

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September 22, 2021

Rescue

Five Minute Friday Challenge

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//Back in November 2007, after several trips to the local humane society, my husband and daughters finally persuaded me to rescue a dog. Now mind you, I grew up with cats, never had a dog in my life. But, I signed the papers to bring this 6-year-old black lab home and rescue her from most likely losing her sweet life too early. Sophie . . .

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September 12, 2021

August - Share Four Somethings

 

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Another month has flown by and I'm sitting down to write Share Four Somethings; another brief glimpse into my ordinary, everyday life in TN. Last month I was looking ahead to co-leading a new Bible study (Growing Slow by Jennifer Dukes Lee). It was a great morning of fellowship, looking into the Scriptures, and . . .

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August 31, 2021

Accountability

Five Minute Friday Challenge

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Accountability, the state of being accountable, "subject to the obligation to report, explain, or justify something; responsible; answerable." We are all accountable or responsible to someone or something. Children are accountable to their parents for their behavior. Employees are accountable to their employers to follow the . . .

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August 17, 2021

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