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Precious In HIS Sight

Precious In HIS Sight

by Rhonda Barrett ~   The first day of 2018, I was laying in bed…waking up. I could sense the Holy Spirit drawing me like a magnet, a gentle magnet, wooing me to my prayer closet. I sat up in bed and whispered, “I am coming.”   I got out of bed, wrapped my bathrobe […]

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Doing something hard…might be what God uses to do something very good

Doing something hard…might be what God uses to do something very good

This month, December, every Sunday at the church Gary and I attend, there has been time set aside in the beginning of the service…to focus on children––caring for children through Foster Care and Adoption.   Before the preaching…a couple…or family…joins the pastor on the stage for an informal conversation. And they share their story. Each […]

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God whispers and sometimes, maybe more times than we realize, He ROARS

God whispers and sometimes, maybe more times than we realize, He ROARS

CHRISTMAS! God gave His best Present…so that…He could enjoy our presence forever! OK, let’s just stop right there…pause with me for a moment…let that thought sink into our hearts, our souls, our minds, our very being. CHRISTMAS! God gave His best Present…so that…He could enjoy our presence forever!   Why would God do that? I don’t know. I think it […]

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Ahhhhh HOME! Is that what You’re looking forward to, Lord?

Ahhhhh HOME! Is that what You’re looking forward to, Lord?

by Rhonda Barrett ~   CHRISTMAS––A time to remember and celebrate what God has done for us!   In John 1:12 it reads, “… all who receive Him (Jesus), to those who believe in His Name, He gives the right to become children of God.”   John 1:12…is WOW! The Son of God has made me […]

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Empty nest-makes room for more of God’s best

Empty nest-makes room for more of God’s best

by Rhonda Barrett ~   EMPTY. Empty Nest. Gary and I didn’t notice it…when all our family lived in Oklahoma or when we lived down the street from one of our sons and his family in Florida.  But since moving to Washington State…we’ve felt it. Empty Nest. It has taken a while to get used […]

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Director of the dance of life

Director of the dance of life

by Rhonda Barrett ~   It was a glorious Sunday, September 17. All day I continued the DARE of listing ONE THOUSAND GIFTS that I am thankful for; GIFTS–love gifts–from Abba Father. I wrote them in my Joy Journal. One word (I realized) I kept using again and again––dance. I have chosen a few of […]

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Just a text message…made a BIG difference!

Just a text message…made a BIG difference!

by Rhonda Barrett ~   I have been struggling to write this month’s Precious in HIS Sight. I shared my heart with Gary and he encouraged me, “Remember all of the people through the years who have told you they’ve been blessed by your Precious letter and the Calendar each month?”   Awww, yes, I remember––I […]

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I accepted the “One Thousand Gifts” DARE

I accepted the “One Thousand Gifts” DARE

by Rhonda Barrett ~   In one month so much has changed. No, the circumstances have not changed (Rex, Luke, their wives and our six grandchildren still live thousands of miles away) but God is changing me! I’m so thankful!   In a way it surprises me –– what God is using to change me. […]

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Freedom Forever!

Freedom Forever!

by Diane Musil ~  Dear OUR Father in Heaven, As we celebrate our Nation’s birthday and the freedom we enjoy living in our great country, may we pause and remember the great cost paid through the years–hundreds of thousands of lives have been sacrificed–so that we can enjoy and embrace the privilege of living in […]

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Sometimes I miss my family so much it hurts so much

Sometimes I miss my family so much it hurts so much

by Rhonda Barrett ~   I am missing my family more than words can express, and I know that there is so much that I am missing in their lives.   Through the years our little family has grown from FOUR to TWELVE! I love my family!   Rex and his family live in Oklahoma; […]

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