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Warrior – CountryGirl Style

I oscillate between showing the soft side and the gritty bit of country living — between showing who others expect me to be and who I am in the deep-downs where my very soul lives — between showing strength of self and my reliance on God. And then there’s […]

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First Step

First Step

Matthew 18:3 (NKJV): “Assuredly, I say to you, unless you are converted and become as little children, you will by no means enter the kingdom of heaven.” “The first step in entering the Kingdom of grace, is to become as little children: lowly in heart, knowing yourselves utterly ignorant & […]

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Chameleon Kid (at BibleDude.net)

Chameleon Kid (at BibleDude.net)

Sometimes I’m thumped sideways with misunderstanding. Or I’m flat out knocked down with insults. Worse yet, I’m acknowledged and then rejected. Usually though, I’m piece by piece ignored. And as a result, my Chameleon Kid hat tips backward, falls off my big ole head, and lands upside […]

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Zealous Fellas

Zealous Fellas

In the aftermath of the Oklahoma tornadoes most of us are quick to find, and sometimes even get stuck in, the miry heaps of unimaginable loss, grief, and pain. And for someone like me, an outsider to this sorta up-close devastation, I sorta feel overwhelmed, […]

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More Real and Desired

More Real and Desired

“He traced a line in the dirt with his toe. ‘This is a battlefield. Has been since Cain killed Abel. And don’t let it get complicated. Gray it ain’t. It’s black and white. Good versus evil. You might as well choose sides right now.’” “Because of the war, […]

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Postmarked to America

Postmarked to America

[Yesterday I wrote a letter to God. And today, well, I’ve got one for America. I’m dismayed and a little discouraged, but not downcast, nor hopeless. Why? My salvation is secure. If you don’t yet know the Lord as your Savior, but wanna know more, […]

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How Do You Decide?

How Do You Decide?

. I don’t wanna pick a fight. I just wanna know… as Christians, united by Christ to the very God of our salvation, how do you decide your vote? . And you He made alive, who were dead in trespasses and sins, in which you once walked according to […]

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Dear Darlene (2 Letters)

Dear Darlene (2 Letters)

. . . To Darlene, Lots of folks are better than you and loads of women are purtier than you. Lots are way more articulate, better word-weavers, and most have knacks for garnering attention. And you? Well, you are just you. Darlene. Country girl. Law […]

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Autumn Buttons Up

Autumn Buttons Up

.. For the last several years, autumn has proved to be a very challenging time of year for me and my family. Despite all the blood -n- bumps, mud -n- guts, and impending winters, the good remains unscathed. .. When the good is God, our […]

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