Monthly Archives: September 2012

Singing from a Place of Reality

One of the members of our prayer circle was asked to choose a hymn. She immediately picked, “What if it be today…Jesus will come back someday.” As we finished the song I asked her if she would tell the group … Continue reading

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I Didn’t Want to Miss It!

Our Senior Adult Prayer group was ready to start our meeting with our usual format of choosing two old hymns from the hymnals we have hidden in our storage closet. Our accomplished pianist (in her mid 80’s) had not arrived. This … Continue reading

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Checking My Pulse

As I was leading our Senior Adult Prayer Retreat the other day, I once again found myself the learner. I had just played John Michael Talbot’s “Sacred Silence” and directed the group to spend 5 minutes listening to what the Holy Spirit … Continue reading

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I Need to Find It So I Can Sleep

What is it that I need in order to go to sleep? The question came up for me last night, as my just turned 4 grandchild was getting ready to leave. She realized that she didn’t have her “bu-bu” (a … Continue reading

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I Want to Hear “Well Done!”

How can I be sure that the life I am living will some day allow me to hear “well done” from Jesus? I know that my salvation is all of His grace so I am not concerned about that. I know … Continue reading

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I Want to Be Like Him

I watched two men working together today. The older man is a weaving of creativity, ingenuity, perseverance and skill. He has driven on some rough roads, hit some pot holes, woken up in a ditch, scratched a path to greener … Continue reading

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Like a Weaned Child…

Silverstrands.org is designed as a place for stories, insights and prayers that reflect on faith through aging eyes. I have been thinking today that, as I grow older, I am seeing that there is a story much bigger than I have … Continue reading

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