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Like Bamboo Growing in Coastal South Carolina

This past weekend Gordon went in with a chain saw to do battle with a thick stand of bamboo at our beach house on Hilton Head, S.C. Let me begin with a disclaimer that we weren’t the ones foolish enough … Continue reading

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Pleasing Babies and Pleasing God

I’ve only been grand-parenting for 7 weeks now but baby Kendall has already gotten me hooked on the compulsion to try and please the little one. My daughter-in-law Leah and 7 week old Kendall recently spent several nights with us … Continue reading

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How Do Husbands and Wives Stay Close?

This past Monday after I called my husband Gordon at work in Atlanta telling him that my flight had been delayed indefinitely at Midway Airport in Chicago, I got to wondering about modern marriages. Here we were miles apart and … Continue reading

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Prayer Power When Words Fail

Recently in the Super Walmart parking lot I discovered how powerfully we can communicate without saying a single word . It was an 85 degree afternoon and I had just purchased a week’s worth of groceries. I unloaded the bags … Continue reading

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Last Weekend the Walls Spoke to Me – Literally

The walls that spoke to me last weekend were in narrow stairway in the 1930’s cottage at the home of my son Chris in an urban Atlanta neighborhood. My job was to pull down the 1960’s wallpaper. It had a … Continue reading

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Are You at Your Best Looking for Lost Things?

Last night something little and important got lost – outside in the dark. We had finished up our first Prayer Igniters Board meeting at my house and I bid goodbye to one of our board members Paul. As I was … Continue reading

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God Puts People in My Path for a Reason

I recently met a young man named Adrian Garrett who has a college degree and has taught special education and is now teaching at a technology. He directs a gospel choir, teaches Sunday school and occasionally preaches. All of these … Continue reading

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Unseen Witness to a Marriage

On Saturday night I was again an unseen witness to a marriage. Surprisingly, I’ve witnessed a number of weddings to which I haven’t been invited. No, I’m not a professional wedding crasher. It’s just that the beach at Hilton Head … Continue reading

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Answer to Prayer # 1,595: Miracle Car from God

Recently I wasn’t sure how to pray with much hope about two families who were in dire financial straits after losing their livelihoods. I called my job-seeking friend to see if she needed a ride to Bible study Wednesday night … Continue reading

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Prayers for a Foreclosed House

This past weekend a neighbor who’s a real estate agent took us out to see houses in our area because Gordon is nearing retirement age and we might want to make a change. Before we landed in our present home, … Continue reading

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