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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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Love this photo of Gary with our sons

Love this photo of Gary with our sons

by Rhonda Barrett ~ This old photo, taken in 1982, is one of my favorite pictures of my husband, Gary, and our sons. As I look at this picture a few things stand out to me. Obviously, Gary is holding Luke; Rex is sitting on his daddy’s shoulders. The three are smiling. You can’t see me […]

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Grandma took me to church

Grandma took me to church

By Rhonda Barrett  ~    Sunday morning in church, happy tears streamed down my face as I worshiped my God:   His greatness! His love! His mercy! His grace! His faithfulness!   I was overcome with thankfulness. Joy filled my heart and soul as…Gary and I were attending church in Washington State, our oldest son and […]

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Precious In HIS Sight

Precious In HIS Sight

by Rhonda Barrett ~   One verse seemed to jump off the page as I was reading my Bible. Has that happened to you before?   Before I share more about that…I want to thank each person who read my Precious In HIS Sight last month and prayed for me! God answered your prayers! He has given […]

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Precious In HIS Sight

Precious In HIS Sight

by Rhonda Barrett ~ I could sure use your prayers. My “To Do List” has gotten so long that I am feeling a bit overwhelmed. In fact, this month, I did not write my usual Precious In HIS Sight letter here…but a shorter version. In April, Lord willing, I’ll have my usual LONG 😉 letter […]

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Precious in HIS Sight

Precious in HIS Sight

by Rhonda Barrett ~   “Living Water” was my theme a few months ago at the 25th Annual Northwest Deaf Christian Women’s Retreat October 28-30. The verse I chose was Psalm 42:1, “As the deer pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for You, my God.”   My focus was the importance of […]

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Life is Short Handle With Love

Life is Short Handle With Love

* Thirteen years ago, January 2004, was the last time I saw my youngest sister, Robin. Three days later, at the age of 42, she died of a heart attack. Let me back up…two weeks before… I flew to Las Vegas and visited my two sisters who lived there.  We had a wonderful time.  Robin […]

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Precious in HIS Sight

Precious in HIS Sight

by Rhonda Barrett ~ Dear Friend, What do you want in 2017? This is the question I asked myself sitting at a table in Downtown Seattle at Storyville Cafe, Pike Place Market. I opened my laptop, took a sip of coffee and began typing. Friend, I open my heart to you–as I open my heart to […]

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Precious In HIS Sight

Precious In HIS Sight

by Rhonda Barrett ~ I’m excitedly anticipating being with our family–soon–celebrating Christmas together in Oklahoma. Everyday, I miss our family more than words can express.  Gone are the times when we all lived in Oklahoma a few miles from each other allowing us to see each other almost every week.  Although our oldest son, Rex, and […]

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