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Not A Moment To Lose: Praising God In Times Of Pain

I think anyone who has lived in continual pain or discomfort for any period will agree that remaining hopeful is difficult.  Our hope can be as erratic as sun and clouds – one minute shining, the next hidden.  One minute our eyes are fixed in faith on a light at the end of the tunnel, then the next we feel…

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September – Half A Nutshell

Just like I do for every month of the year, I had big plans for September.  Buuuut . . . things happened and I only “accomplished” a smidgen of what I had originally intended.   Nevertheless!  Some fun and great things happened in September!  Let us begin…    Some friends from Florida stayed with us to get away from the…

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The Truth About Bartholomew

    Some of you may know that I really loved a recent movie called Risen. One thing I noticed while looking at reviews, was that Christians were consistently insulted over the portrayal of Bartholomew, believing that the filmmakers were trying to mock Christians and even worse, perceiving his character as a fool.   So I decided to write this…

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My Father

Daddy Words cannot express how I feel about my Father – all I can do is open a scrapbook of memories and shares snapshots to try to capture the love in my heart for a great man I have been privileged to call ‘Dad’. I see a man with his twins snuggled up on either side of him as he…

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He Made Me Laughing

         Not long after I started blogging at Allison’s Well, the little voice that has permanent residence at the back of my brain started to talk to me . . .       “Who do you think you are?  You are so arrogant, you’re so deceived!  You couldn’t find water if you were in the middle of the Atlantic…

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What If He Comes Back For Xmas?

This year my family is not participating quite as much in the typical traditions of Christmas and I am thinking more about the real implications of this holiday, as some of the distractions are removed, allowing me to look at what Christmas really means with fresh eyes. God could have just placed his hands over this sinful planet and said…

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