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Precious in HIS Sight

Precious in HIS Sight

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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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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