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Grateful for Heritage

My Grandmother was baptized in this church in 1876. It is still standing wrapped by the mountains and waterfalls of Telemark, Norway. It was my privilege, to kneel at this alter and pray, “Fader var, du som er I himmelen! … Continue reading

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When Grandmother Prays

I know a grandmother who prayed believing. She always said, “When God answers our prayers.” She never said, “If God answers our prayers.” She would pray for years for one person. The prayer had the same faith and passion after … Continue reading

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It’s Clean Dirt, Besta

I was excited to schedule the spring maintenance of my Koi pond at the same time as my grandchildren were coming to spend some time with me. I made sure the girls knew they would need boots, as the area … Continue reading

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Pages or Chapters to Follow

(Written 02/12/2013) I write this morning in a reflective mood, as this is my 70th birthday. I have never before paid much attention to my age but this year I am strangely aware that this is the number of years … Continue reading

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God Is Paying Attention!

We had a first time attendee in our prayer group this week. He is a middle-aged man with prophetic gifts. The group is led by a grandmother in her 80’s. This grandmother poured out her heart’s concern regarding her grandson who … Continue reading

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Because Your Grandma Loved Me

Tonight there will be a gathering of family and close friends. We will gather to pray for you as you begin the journey toward becoming a cancer survivor.  When your mother, whom I consider my sister, told me of your … Continue reading

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We Want You In the Picture

It was a birthday party. I felt honored to be invited because it was a family thing and I am “in” this family because five years ago, I appointed myself as “another” grandmother. To the grandchilren, I am Besta, the … Continue reading

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