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Acquired Tastes

“O taste and see that the LORD is good; How blessed is the man who takes refuge in Him!” (Ps 34:8)
I’ve noticed that my tastes have changed as I have gotten older. When I was young, I think my most often repeated statement was “I don’t like that.” Like most kids, if it was green, it wasn’t edible. I never tried Chinese until I was almost an adult. But I won’t bore you with the details.


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Grandparents

“They word have I laid up in my heart, that I might not sin against thee” (Psalm 119:11).
Sunday is Grandparents Day. Ed and I have three grandchildren, two granddaughters by Ed’s son, and a grandson by my older son. They are a constant joy to us. Our granddaughters live here, and we see them every week. Our grandson lives in Ft. Worth, and we go there as often as we can. It is great fun to be with our grandchildren.


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Hope In The Cross

“The Lord is my portion; therefore, I will wait for Him. The Lord is good to those whose hope is in Him, to the one who seeks Him” (Lam. 3:24, 25).
How did one maintain hope in a Russian slave labor camp of the 1940’s Russia? A religious dissident, no longer allowed reading materials or to speak, had in the past spoken out about Stalin’s regime of repression and execution.
How could there be hope in the blazing sun overhead while breaking rock, or especially the Siberian cold and snow? With escape impossible, only to be attained in the shooting of an escapee, which the prisoner would not do in his revulsion against suicide.


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