Archive for May 2019

FREEDOM FROM ENTRAPMENT

Perhaps we all feel trapped by something or other during our lives. Emotions, circumstances, disease tend to change our mental and spiritual focus. But the Lord offers a wonderful solution. Have you found it? Eternal Perspectives           by Sally Bair  Escape I picked my way along the shoreline searching for ocean treasures. My husband and I…

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FACING THE UPS AND DOWNS OF LIFE

We all experience ups and downs in our lives. Through Christ, however, we can face all of life’s problems with an attitude of up instead of down. Eternal Perspectives      by Sally Bair Ups and downs   We northerners can count on spring temps to fluctuate from hour to hour. Such is the case this past…

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THE DANGER OF LIVING ON THE FRINGE

In some ways, living on the edge of danger compares to living on the fringe … that is, keeping ourselves separate from others. Both invite harm, or at the very least, unpleasantness. ETERNAL PERSPECTIVES                  by Sally Bair The Fringe   You’ve probably watched nature films that portray lions going after their prey. You may even…

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SHOWING THE LOVE OF JESUS TO OTHERS

Can the ordinary person on the street be able to discern if you or I are followers of Jesus? What kind of love do we show to those around us? Something to think about. Eternal Perspectives      by Sally Bair  She loved Jesus   One of my neighbors died recently. I didn’t know her well, as…

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SALLY’S SAMPLER: WHAT’S ON YOUR BUCKET LIST? BY SALLY BAIR

Before we turned 70, my twin sister and I wrote a Bucket List, things we wanted to do before we “kicked the bucket.” Our lists were similar when it came to travel, but not involving physically-adventurous events. I wanted to take a raft trip down the Colorado River. And hike the Appalachian Trail. And go…

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LESSONS FROM THE TITANIC

Many lessons have been learned over the years about the sinking of the Titanic. Probably the most important one is about trust. Who and what can we trust? As followers of Jesus Christ, we can take joy and hope in His unfailing promises. Eternal Perspectives          by Sally Bair Trust April 15 marked the 101st  anniversary…

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