Monthly Archives: December 2014

Thankful for the Word

This Thanksgiving I was blessed to meet a wonderful, saintly woman.  I learned so much from this dear lady in her mid-eighties.  She is one of those people who exude the presence of Christ in everything they do.  I hope to remember my time with Winnie for many years to come.

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Playing with the Cards You’re Given

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Think about just about any card game out there and what it takes to win. Sure, part of your success in the game relies on your strategy and decisions for game play, but most of your success or failure in the game centers around the cards that you are dealt at the beginning of the game. We’ve all had those great hands that make winning a breeze and have probably been accused of cheating by the people playing with us. We’ve also had those hands that are the worst possible one we could have at that moment and have been tempted to quit before we even start. Think of the sweetness of a win that comes from what started out as a horrible hand. Sometimes we appreciate those wins more because it was hard to get there.

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