Category Archives: joy

Happy, Happy! Joy, Joy.

  By G.P. Avants “The Joy of the Lord is our strength.” Nehemiah 8:10   Have you ever had a friend that was happy in any and every situation? The bounce round yelling, “Happy, Happy! Joy. Joy!” hey don’t let … Continue reading

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         “He has made everything   beautiful in its time.” Ecclesiastes  3:11   I love learning other languages. I don’t have the time to be immersed into a culture or take a class, I just nibble as it … Continue reading

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Awesome Blossom

“As for man, his days are like grass, he flourishes like a flower of the field.”                                                 … Continue reading

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Snap. Crackle. Pop! 

  “Our God is a consuming fire.”               Hebrews 12:29   By G.P. Avants   I have always been curious and a little scared to tackle this topic about God. In the Bible it refers … Continue reading

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Internal, External, Eternal

    By G. P. Avants “You have made known to me the ways of life; You will make me full of joy in Your presence.”                             … Continue reading

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Rey: A New Ray of Hope

  I think the smoke has cleared and many people have already seen Star Wars the Force Awakens. So, I have a few stories about some of the new characters that have a story to share. Rey is a diamond in … Continue reading

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Frodo Meets Eru

This is our second entry into the lives of the characters who inhabit the land of Middle Earth. I many ways we can look at their struggles, triumphs, and experiences as our own. Frodo Baggins was a character from the … Continue reading

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