Sally’s Blog

FOG VERSUS SUNSHINE

We often encounter fog this time of year, when the weather can’t make up its mind to let the sun shine so it can do its spring thing, or cover it over with fog. Eternal Perspectives      by Sally Bair Contrasts This time of year often brings foggy mornings, times when every little thing outside…

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ARE YOU READY FOR THAT DAY?

It’s in our nature to put off certain decisions, thinking we’ll live to see another day … and another … and another. Some decisions we don’t want to delay, and the most important is where we will spend eternity. Eternal Perspectives        by Sally Bair  Ready or not? A tabloid headline once screamed, “Christ will return…

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SALLY’S SAMPLER: SPRING HAS SPRUNG … A LEAK By Sally Bair

After the long, hard winter, I’m looking not for a leak but a torrent of spring weather. Today was glorious. Mild temps, soft south breeze, and the aroma of ozone in the air. Aah, I can hardly wait to start hanging my bed linens again! Today spring has sprung a leak, just days before the…

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ETERNAL PERSPECTIVES: GOD LOVES FROGS TOO

Soon it will be the season for the peepers to sing, one of Spring’s delightful sounds. Then come the bigger frogs, a gardener’s best friend. And to think that God cares about each one, even as He cares for you. Eternal Perspectives       by Sally Bair God and Frogs I read a story about a woman…

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JESUS IS THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD

The sun is shining and the snow is white. God’s blessing to show us that not all is darkness. Eternal Perspectives      by Sally Bair Light Overcomes Darkness  As far as weather goes, it seems like the whole country has been engulfed in darkness. The relentless snows and wind make for dark days, dark thoughts and…

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NATURE NUGGETS: THE POWER OF WATER BY SALLY BAIR

Now that the worst of our Midwest storms have gone (hopefully), we can look forward to a warmer, more comforting season. This time of year makes me think of warmer times, and today I’m reminiscing about a trip my husband, Don, and I took to British Columbia. The Power of Water   Our friends from…

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THE IMPORTANCE OF PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE

Our past, and that of our family and ancestors, can make us feel either proud or ashamed, depending on their deeds, background or reputation. With God, our past doesn’t matter. He sees us as we are today. What a blessing! Eternal Perspectives      by Sally Bair Past, present and future  My mom researched both her parents’…

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LOVE IS ALWAYS IN THE AIR

In today’s society, we often use the term “love” loosely and without thought. But the word has several meanings, of which we need to be aware. I offer you three. Eternal Perspectives      by Sally Bair Love Valentine’s Day may be over, but love never ends. And in the Bible, it has several forms. Eros, a…

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SURRENDERING TO GOD IS A GOOD THING

Many of us are prisoners of something or someone, whether it is a family member, an illness, or a problem we don’t know how to solve. But God is able to free us. All we need to do is ask in faith. Eternal perspectives      by Sally Bair Surrender When I was young, during the Second…

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SALLY’S SAMPLER: EVANGELISM BLUES BY SALLY BAIR

  A few years ago I took to heart Jesus’ words to “Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations …” (Matthew 28:19) a friend and I signed up for a two-week mission trip to Saltillo, Mexico, with a group of 30 young people and three other chaperones. The sponsoring church in Saltillo was…

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