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More than just a paper blowing in the wind

More than just a paper blowing in the wind

We had a house fire in 1996. Hard to believe that was 19 years ago! It happened the Monday before Thanksgiving. Rex was home from Bible school and Luke was a freshman in high school. We were sleeping when the fire started. Gary smelled the smoke and woke us up. It was about 2:30 AM.  […]

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Jesus loves me this I know

Jesus loves me this I know

by Rhonda Barrett ~ There is a story that I’d like to share with you. Sometimes I’ve heard a preacher tell this story. Other times I’ve read the story in an email that gets passed around.  The story is told in different ways but the main idea is the same.  Supposedly, this is a true […]

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23 Jan Posted by in Rhonda's Blog | 8 comments

LLOL – Live Love Out Loud! – Life is Short Handle With Love

LLOL – Live Love Out Loud! – Life is Short Handle With Love

Ten years ago today (January 24, 2004) is 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.  […]

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20 Jan Posted by in Rhonda's Blog | Comments

LLOL – Live Love Out Loud – COST

LLOL – Live Love Out Loud – COST

LLOL – Live Love Out Loud!  It will cost us something to Live Love Out Loud. It may cost us everything to Live Love Out Loud. What does it mean to LLOL?  What does it look like to LLOL? Jesus is our example and for sure Jesus did LLOL! So let’s take a look at a few verses and see […]

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14 Jan Posted by in Rhonda's Blog | Comments

LLOL – Live Love Out Loud – LIGHT

LLOL – Live Love Out Loud – LIGHT

Believers, with our lives, let’s put our love in action and LLOL – Live Love Out Loud!   “You are the light that gives light to the world. A city that is built on a hill cannot be hidden. And people don’t hide a light under a bowl. They put it on a lampstand so the […]

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It’s 2014!

It’s 2014!

by Rhonda Barrett ~ Have you written the numbers “2014″ yet?  I have.  For some reason it felt so good. On January 1, I opened my Spiritual Journal and it was easy to remember the new date, the new year, and not make a mistake.  I didn’t write 2013.  I opened the new blank page […]

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01 Jan Posted by in Rhonda's Blog | Comments

What will we boast about this year?

What will we boast about this year?

WOW verses to start the New Year. “This is what the Lord says: ‘Don’t let the wise boast in their wisdom, or the powerful boast in their power, or the rich boast in their riches. But those who wish to boast should boast in this alone: that they know Me and understand that I am […]

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11 Dec Posted by in Rhonda's Blog | Comments

This year CHRISTmas!

This year CHRISTmas!

Take time for Christ everyday this Christmas…and everyday of the New Year…Time spent with Jesus, is time well spent! I wrote this poem in the hustle and bustle of my “To Do List” several years ago.  It’s so easy to get caught up in “hectic” and leave Christ out of Christmas. Greatest Present Ever by […]

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Christmas Family Reunion

Christmas Family Reunion

by Rhonda Barrett ~ Each year during the holidays Gary and I share our children and grandchildren with the in-laws alternating between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Last year we celebrated Christmas during Christmas, and this year we celebrated Christmas during Thanksgiving.  However… This year we did something that we had never done before–We had a Thanksgiving […]

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Holidays and Holy Days

Holidays and Holy Days

I woke up, made me a cup of coffee, and sat down in my “prayer chair”.  I decided today in my quiet time that it would be all about Jesus.  I wasn’t going to ask Him for anything.  I was just going to thank Him, praise Him, and worship Him.  I planned to be still […]

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