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Mon. Oct. 3 Cool and Dry in Dry Creek

Thoughts on Priorities My current word to live by is actually two words:  the I-words:   Influence and Impact.   I want my life to influence the world in a wide ripple effect of God’s grace.  I want the impact of what I do and who I ...

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Fri. Oct. 1 "October is a month to spend Outside."

Proverbs for the day:  Listen my son to your father’s instruction and do not forsake your mother’s teaching. Proverbs 1:8   Good advice for any age. A white flash streaks across the northern horizon. A falling star to start the day. Lord, thank you for this ...

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Thur. Sept. 30

Today’s Quote: “That is what learning is. You suddenly understand something you’ve understood all your life, but in a new way.”   Doris Lessing Proverbs 30:7-9  Two Things “Two things I ask of you, O LORD; do not refuse me before I die: 8 Keep falsehood ...

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Wed. Sept. 29

MP3 ASb Chapter 1 with MacLeod’s Farewll 9 29 10 Today’s Alexandria Town Talk has a nice article about yesterday’s visit to LeCompte: http://www.thetowntalk.com/article/20100929/NEWS01/9290339/1002/Dry-Creek-author-inspires-children-to-writ The following story is from my fourth book, Hearts across the Water. The Miller Oak The best time to plant a ...

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Mon. Sept. 27 Paying Attention

Notes from Sunday:    “If we have the correct view of Christ, everything else will line up.”  -Garrett Greene   Colossians 1:19 Paying Attention: “Be sure you know the condition of your flocks, give careful attention to your herds.”  -Proverbs 27:23 It’s important to pay attention ...

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Sat. Sept. 25 Saying goodbye to Ted

Getting ready for Ted Allen’s celebration/funeral: His wife Mary’s quote: “Don’t ask him a question, if you don’t want an answer.”

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Fri. Sept. 17

Two people can do anything as long as one of them is God.” -Diann Mills Tiger fans.  Let me hear from you.

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Mon. Sept. 13 Good advice from China

A timely sign from Annette Chaney Place in China

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Sat. 9/11/10

  “A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.”   -Baltasar Gracian Integrity: Hard to establish; easy to lose. Integrity is one of my six words I seek to live by.  It’s such a simple yet complex term. It must be built up and maintained.  ...

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A Wonderful World Sept. 8

We truly live in a wonderful world.  That’s the reason I always carry my camera/iphone.

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Sept. 8 "Stuck on Devil’s Tower"

Stuck on Devil’s Tower   . . . I’m sure it seemed like a good idea at the time. On October 1, 1941 parachutist George Hopkins did something incredibly stupid.  He parachuted onto the top of Wyoming’s Devil’s Tower. Recently while visiting this impressive national ...

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Sept. 7 Snakes Alive

In my former life (as a biology teacher) I became known as the snake man.  I’ve always been fascinated with snakes.  (One evangelist at the camp once said,  “I think a lot of you, but you and those snakes worry me.”) Late August and September ...

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Podcast: Sept. 6

Podcast This is our reader’s all time favorite story, “Dead End Road.”  Enjoy! 04 Dead End Road 2 It’s from my second book, The Old House. http://www.creekbank.net/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/04-Dead-End-Road-21.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSS

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Sept. 6 In Celebration of Southern Women

“A Southern Woman can do anything.” -Iris My friend Iris gave me this reply to a question I asked. It sums up why I’ve always loved Southern women. I’m thankful for the Southern women in my life. I married one. She can’t be beat. I ...

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