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[25 Dec 2010 | One Comment | ]

Boy 2010 went by fast. It seemed like a big blur until I started to review highlights from my journal and post photos for the entire year at Flickr. Then I was able to appreciate how rich the year really was. Our family is SO BLESSED. And we are grateful for EVERY good gift that comes from above, from the Father of lights. This year, with our combined email lists, we are sending our special greeting to more than 2,000 people. We consider our family Christmas card one of the best gifts we can give to you because it’s the gift of ourselves, sharing our lives with you.


[2 Feb 2009 | No Comment | ]

“Women are influential, they are strong, and they are able. They are the heartbeat of families, and they are a strong part of our world culture and Christian faith.” – Beautiful One Magazine
“The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, for he has appointed me to preach Good News to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim that captives will be released, that the blind will see,that the downtrodden will be freed from their oppressors, and that the time of the Lord’s favor has come.” (Luke 4:18-19 NLT)
How are …


[4 Dec 2008 | No Comment | ]

“The greatest challenge you will ever face in your life is temptation!” – Fireproof Your Marriage
No temptation has overtaken you except such as is common to man; but God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are able, but with the temptation will also make the way of escape, that you may be able to bear it. (1 Corinthians 10:13)
What temptation are you struggling to overcome?
Last Saturday (Nov 30), Julia and I benefitted again by yet another outstanding message at City On A Hill …

* FAVORITES, * MARRIAGE, Accountability, America, Breakthroughs, Church, Commitment, Communication, Community, CULPEPER, FAMILY, FORGIVENESS, Relationships, Transformation, UNITY, VIRGINIA, World »

[7 Nov 2008 | No Comment | ]

“Never leave your partner behind!!!” – Fireproof, the Movie
Now to the married I command, yet not I but the Lord: A wife is not to depart from her husband. But even if she does depart, let her remain unmarried or be reconciled to her husband. And a husband is not to divorce his wife. (1 Corinthians 7:10-11)
How do you “fireproof” your marriage?
When will you fireproof your marriage?
God truly works in mysterious ways. Today’s story is an amazing tangle of circumstances with God reaching out to bless marriages right here in …

FAMILY, Goodness »

[16 Sep 2008 | No Comment | ]

“Join me in my efforts to support the Lymphoma Research Ride!” – Julia Peck
Then Jesus, moved with compassion, stretched out His hand and touched him, and said to him, “I am willing; be cleansed.” (Mark 1:41)
What need do you have to ask your friends for help?
Last night before going to bed, I asked the LORD to let me know what He wanted me to write about this morning. That’s not my norm. Oh, I have plenty of things I could write about and several things on the docket ready to …

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[27 Aug 2008 | No Comment | ]

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UNCOMMON Opportunity
To learn more about Today’s life changing webinar “Introduction to UNCOMMON Journaling for Destiny,” CLICK HERE. Testimony: What a blessing! Journaling and using The Journal is revolutionizing my life. – Dan Paulsen
Secular coaches call it ‘intuition”.  LLC coaches have learned that we are really helping clients Hear God for themselves in a coaching conversations and discovering the empowering joy of their own voice in the process.  We train coaches to “listen to what really matters” by serving clients to hear, engage, embrace, and activate God’s Destiny Directions …

* FAVORITES, FAMILY, Parenting, Values »

[16 Apr 2008 | No Comment | ]

“Kids need to give back to the family.” – Kevin Leman
How much better to get wisdom than gold! And to get understanding is to be chosen rather than silver. (Proverbs 16:16)
Are you rearing your kids in a home or a hotel?
How do I get my kid to help around the home more?
My devotional on April 8 mentioned how Jerry  Graham’s Daily Gram titled “The Big Mo” led me to the outstanding video message by Darcy & Tim Kimmel titled “Godly Advice to Get the Romance Back in Your Marriage.” Tim …

* FAVORITES, FAMILY, Joy, Thankfulness »

[18 Mar 2008 | No Comment | ]

“When you look at your life, the greatest happinesses are family happinesses.”  – Joyce Brothers
But if anyone does not provide for his own, and especially for those of his household, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever. (1 Titus 5:8)
What have been highlights for you in each of the past decades?
Today is my 50th birthday. Ten years ago I had plans to retire by the time I was 50 and was well on my way financially toward that goal. But God had other plans. He jerked …

* FAVORITES, * MARRIAGE, Breakthroughs, Church, FAMILY, Uncommon Ideas, Work »

[3 Jan 2008 | No Comment | ]

Regular times of daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reflection lead to peace, stability, and very purposeful living.
But God has chosen the foolish things of the world to put to shame the wise, and God has chosen the weak things of the world to put to shame the things which are mighty; (1 Corinthians 1:27)
How am I doing in the major areas of my LIFE, MARRIAGE, FAMILY, WORK and CHURCH?
On December 28, 2007 I received this seemingly crazy instruction from the Holy Spirit, “Start 2008 by listening to all of …

FAMILY, Holidays »

[25 Dec 2007 | No Comment | ]

“Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.” – President Calvin Coolidge
“I have come as a light into the world, that whoever believes in Me should not abide in darkness.” (John 12:46)
What does it mean to believe in Jesus?
How does belief in Jesus change how you live?
My favorite thing to do during the Christmas season is to prepare and send our family Christmas cards and letters to …