May your New Year’s resolution for 2020 be to remain on the track God’s Spirit sets before you, no matter what may interfere. Eternal Perspectives      by Sally Bair Staying on Track in 2020  My grandson, who works for a railroad company, knows the importance of making sure a train stays on track and on schedule.…

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The celebration of Christmas is past, but we can celebrate Jesus’ birth throughout the year. And the upcoming census-taking of America is a good reminder of how the Roman census played such a part in His life after His birth in Bethlehem.  Eternal Perspectives      by Sally Bair The Census Once again, we face a census…

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Dear Readers, due to unexpected computer problems, I won’t be posting any new blogs for about 2 weeks. Have a blessed Christmas and holiday season. Sally   Prayer is more powerful than we can imagine. And astonishingly enough, it brings healing to the one who prays for another. God has given us a great tool…

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ETERNAL PERSPECTIVES         by Sally Bair   Transformers    Before the days of buried cables, an electric line ran from a pole by our road to a pole in the yard and from there to our house and barn. The roadside pole held a transformer that changed electric power from high voltage—enough to serve the neighborhood—to…

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We have so many things to be thankful for that I can’t imagine not being a “thankful person,” such as this hymn writer, who stopped to give thanks not only before meals but after and at night besides. On sleepless nights I, for instance, don’t count sleep but I do count God’s blessings of the…

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Comfort zones are well-named and they may be addictive or unhealthy. God may want us to leave them for His perfect purposes. Let’s be willing to do so. Eternal Perspectives             by Sally Bair Our comfort zones I recently spent two weeks away from home to help in a family emergency. The abrupt, unexpected event…

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Eternal Perspectives      by Sally Bair Baggage We disembarked from the Amtrak car along with dozens of others who were as eager as we to enjoy Glacier National Park. While awaiting our luggage, the scene became chaotic. Stress showed on the faces of many and I felt it myself, amid the mass of suitcases, backpacks and…

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After two weeks away from home to help during a family emergency, it’s good to be home and sleeping in my own bed. With piles of mail and catch-up items to deal with, I’m trying to clean up my act at home. More importantly, we all need to consider how to daily clean up our…

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Eternal Perspectives           by Sally Bair Mountain air The minute I stepped off the train, I took a deep breath of the Glacier National Park air. My lungs craved it after breathing the stale, eye-burning air of the coach for twenty hours. During the entire week I spent in the Park, I couldn’t seem to…

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Eternal Perspectives            by Sally Bair The Herd Mentality   On our way home from Montana’s Glacier National Park, we saw dozens of North American pronghorn antelope. Most were grazing in herds, typical of cows and our white-tail deer, that travel in family groups for safety from predators. The term “herd mentality” pertains to humans, too.…

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