Category Archives: Joy

A Rose We Will Never Forget: Remembering the Life of Rose Ann Pierce

As I was preparing my talk for Grandma Rose’s funeral, the memories flooded my soul and the words kept coming and coming.  By the time I was done, I had a talk that was going to be way too long … Continue reading

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We Can All Get Preferential Treatment

Psalm 30:5 (NIV) 5 For his anger lasts only a moment,     but his favor lasts a lifetime; weeping may stay for the night,     but rejoicing comes in the morning.   Most of the time, we think, “Oh, God’s got bigger things to deal … Continue reading

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Twenty Things We Should Say More Often (Part 23)

Well, we made it through the entire list of things that we should say more often.  If you missed any of them, here is the complete list: Thank you. Excuse me. Here is a surprise corn dog I bought you … Continue reading

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Twenty Things We Should Say More Often (Part 22)

Today we are going to talk about a bonus thing to say on our list of things we should say more often.  Every great Top 20 list is even better if there is a 21st thing. Let’s dance. This may … Continue reading

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Twenty Things We Should Say More Often (Part 21)

Today we are going to talk about #1 on our list of things we should say more often. Something nice.  If you can’t think of anything nice to say, you’re not thinking hard enough. The world is full of people … Continue reading

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Twenty Things We Should Say More Often (Part 20)

Today we are going to talk about #2 on our list of things we should say more often. Life is tough, but so are you. Most of the time life can be pretty difficult.  It is very rare that the … Continue reading

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Twenty Things We Should Say More Often (Part 19)

Today we are going to talk about #3 on our list of things we should say more often. AAAAAA! There are some days when it seems like everything is going wrong.  Sometimes you want to just stop everything and scream … Continue reading

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