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Like A Child

This is a note from yesterday’s day in the snow! We woke up this morning to SNOW! For the last couple of days we have had the promise of snow. Yesterday it snowed beautiful flakes but they disappeared when they touched the ground. Time has been spent checking the news report to see when the snow was coming to our area to stay and it was spent watching other areas have the much desired SNOW. Today, there weren’t just empty promises, there weren’t just beautiful snowflakes that disappeared, and we didn’t just watch others or hear of others who had snow. We had our own snow. AND NO SCHOOL! So, then there comes the mad rush to get outside and meet friends to slide down the hill at the local school. The mad rush turned into a mad zoom when we heard rain was daring to come out of the sky. That meant there were only a few short hours before the snow disappeared. With too many warm clothes on, snacks and discs to slide down the hill in hand, we soon arrived at the designated spot and joined others…

New Every Morning

It’s the end of the first week of the New Year, 2012. I normally don’t make a practice of doing resolutions, but this year I thought I’d pick a few goals and go for it. Like a lot of people seem to do with those resolutions, I failed. What I resolved to do, didn’t fit into my plans this last week. Not with the busyness of taking down the Christmas tree and decorations, getting back into the school schedule, working, and my husband taking extra time out of the home due to his physical therapy. Not to mention the other things that seem to come up during the day that needed my attention. Nope, as I sit here this morning and look back at the whirlwind of the week I realize that my plans did not go the way I wanted them to. The New Year looked the same as the old year. But as I opened my Bible this morning I fell upon a passage that is very encouraging. Lamentations 3: 22-23 “22 Because of the LORD’s great love we are not consumed, for His compassions never fail. 23 They are new every morning…