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Precious in HIS Sight

Precious in HIS Sight

by Rhonda Barrett ~ I just love it when this happens…I was reading in God’s word recently, and I saw something I’d not noticed before. It is always exciting to me when that happens, and I can’t help but wonder what the Holy Spirit is wanting to teach me. I was reading in the Book […]

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Honor your father and mother

Honor your father and mother

by Rhonda Barrett ~ I am thankful and blessed that my father is still alive.  Dad is 85 years young and recently had shoulder surgery.  He is recovering in a rehabilitation facility, gaining strength and healing day by day.  I would appreciate your prayers for my Dad, Bob Cole.  Thank you! Exodus 20:12 reads, “Honor […]

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Love Letters

Love Letters

by Rhonda Barrett ~ The most beautiful Love Letter I have ever read is the Love Letter from Jesus.  His Words are so beautiful…Why do I ever skip a day and not read His Word?  And yet when I do miss a day, or several days, I am so very thankful for His faithfulness to […]

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Grandpas and Grandmas do make a difference

Grandpas and Grandmas do make a difference

by Rhonda Barrett ~ When I think about Easter–I am reminded of Grandpa and Grandma Cole. I loved going to Grandma and Grandpa’s house. It seems we visited them about once a year.  However, sometimes we would live with them for several months. And one time we lived with them for almost a year. I loved attending […]

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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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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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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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My heart and soul cry out, “Life is short!”

My heart and soul cry out, “Life is short!”

It is very hard for me to believe–this month I turn 60! It seems in the blink of an eye I was 10, 20, 30, 40, 50 years old. It seems like yesterday I started first grade, attended my first prom, graduated from high school, met my husband, got married, had children, they got married and […]

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