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Written by FBJ Women for Women

Then and Now

Then and Now

The One Thing My Grandchildren Must Know: And this is eternal life, that they may know You, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom You have sent. John 17:3

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Needed Light

I carry an eternal solar light – the Son of God. In the darkest night and drought-blighted land, that light cannot be extinguished.

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A Dark Enemy

Some refer to it as the electronic age. I really don’t know what to call it, but I’m certain there’s an app to help explain it.

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Grumbling

After reading a heart-rending devotional this week, I began making a mental list of things that cloud our days. I confess my shame in grumbling over insignificants.

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Under His Eye

Even more interesting, is it comforting or troubling to know that God is the ultimate, all-seeing eye? He sees ALL. Nothing is hidden from His sight – ever. I’m grateful, and I always want to be mindful.

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Timely Bubbles

Sometimes I want to seal time up in a jar, but there’s no way to catch it. When I want to rush it through difficult times, it becomes stagnant and elusive at the same time.

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A Floral Obedience

It was time to restock paper supplies so I was pushing my cart toward the paper towels, but it was the bloom on the box that captured my attention and blotted paper towels from my attention.

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A Gentle Touch

It was one of those thin slices of my childhood that seems to hold a permanent piece of my memories. My family and I were visiting my great grandmother Bounds

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Life Glitches

The weekend brought another glitch in our push-button electronics. I pressed the garage door button to close behind me and the overhead box with the brains went crazy.

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Prayer Power

It blesses my heart to hear our grandchildren pray. Major, age four, chooses to sing his prayer before meal time – “God, our Fahhh-der, God, our Fahhh-der; we tank You, we tank You . . .”

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