Sandra’s Blog

The Family Table

Research has shown that time spent together around the table is time well spent.  I would agree.  Although Bob and I are empty nesters today, we continue to have our supper meals together at our kitchen table, just like we did when our daughters were at home.  No TV trays for us, while we watch […]

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More Than a Rule Maker

The older I get the more I hate rules.   They are made out of a necessity to control.  For instance, it’s the overeater like me who needs dietary restrictions. It’s also the unruly child or unruly class who needs rules to govern them.  Then when rules are made, they have to be enforced, and consequences …

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My Pep Talk

There are times of sowing and times of reaping in life and in ministry. Sometimes the sowing takes years, but reaping will come. It’s the law of nature.  In those times of sowing, I have often had to give myself a pep talk. It would go something like this: Satan would like to discourage you, …

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The Alphabet Prayer

One Sunday morning, a young shepherd boy was caring for his sheep when he heard the bells of the church ringing. Watching the people walk by on their way to church, he thought, “I would like to talk to God, but what can I say to him?” He had never been taught a prayer. So, […]

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