Category Archives: christ

Who I Call Friend

  “But I have called you friends…”  John 15:15    This short poem was written years ago after I learned that friendships come in all shapes and sizes. I had often seen friendships come and go and it wore on … Continue reading

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Was I Clear or Did I Babble On?

  Why do we have so many religions in the world and yet only have one God?  Every one of them states that they are the way to Heaven and eternal life or a version of a blissful everlasting life. … Continue reading

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Loving the Enemy 

  By G.P. Avants   I am watching a scene from the Mummy 2, that really has tugged at my heart and mind. Rick O’Connell and the Mummy, Imhotop are both clinging for life on the edge of a pit … Continue reading

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Forecasting The Sky

By G.P. Avants “We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure.” Hebrews 6:19 Meet Sky. She is the newest addition to our family. Our loppy floppy long-legged Teri-poo puppy came rip tearing into our lives. … Continue reading

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Danger: Thin Ice. Proceed with Caution. 

  “Strengthening the souls of the disciples, encouraging them to continue in the faith, and saying that through many tribulations we must enter the kingdom of God.”                                                                                                   Acts 14:22   By G.P. Avants   How do you handle … Continue reading

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Is that Honey-coated Honeycomb with Hint of Honey Drizzle?

By G. P. Avants “Do you like honey? Don’t eat too much, or it will make you sick!”                                             … Continue reading

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Yoke


By G. P. Avants “For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” Matthew 11: 30     Got it. The work ahead Is plan to see. “If it’s meant to be, It’s up to me.” (That’s what they … Continue reading

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