Category Archives: Social health

Clanky Lanky Lane

This poem is part of the first collection of short stories I did almost 20 years ago. I dedicate this to all of those who are going through a major change in their lives.  Seasons don’t last forever, but the … Continue reading

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“Can I have a word with a you?”

By G.P. Avants  Words are amazing things. They are powerful whether spoken, written, or even thought about. One of these days I would love to do a study of how words are real and living things, moreover how they remind … Continue reading

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Giddinessness


“Surely then you will find delight in the Almighty and will lift up your face to God.” Job 22: 26 Have you ever stopped and pondered about how a couple had the courage to first hold hands or share their … Continue reading

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Can I Try That?

“But being examples to the flock.”                           1 Peter 5: 3 I love to see people of different races doing something together. To me this is cool stuff. Here’s an example. A young American girl befriends an Indian girl. She … Continue reading

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H.I.

“And be renewed in the spirit of your mind. And that you put in the new man which was created according to God with true righteousness and holiness.”             Ephesians 4:23-24 I turned 50 this … Continue reading

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