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Belt and Braces


Belt and Braces https://matteroflifeanddeathblog.wordpress.com/2019/10/31/belt-and-braces/ — Read on matteroflifeanddeathblog.wordpress.com/2019/10/31/belt-and-braces/ This is a beautiful piece of writing by a blogger I just met ❤

November 16, 2019 · 1 Comment

The Making of an Apron


I really like this idea for making aprons. I wish I could sew. I can, by hand, I know, and I have actually made one dress on a sewing machine … Continue reading

February 7, 2018 · 2 Comments

Unity And Hope – Part One – Why Is It So Impossible?


Originally posted on ~Idiot Writing~ :
We forgot to live. We are falling for it. When WILL we not be afraid? When will we feel safe? Will we walk our streets…

February 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

Rock the Dogs


Originally posted on sianeriththomson:
What goes up must come down, and that is just what Maggie Tyerman-Norbjerg did on Sunday at 2 p.m., 24 hours after she climbed up on…

January 27, 2018 · Leave a comment

True Love Waits


Originally posted on Ann's Corner:
True Love Waits, August 3, 2012 The necklace I wear all the time reads “true love waits”………. It has meant so much to me…

January 26, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Ink


Originally posted on Object Relations:
I opened up a book and the words fell out. It was cold and windy and from a storefront reflection, I could see the surprised…

January 18, 2018 · Leave a comment

Reblog of An Attitude of Gratitude, Day 5


Dec 2017. This is an adapted reblog of a previous post in my earlier 30 day Gratitude Challenge, which can be found on the sidebar of my blog page. There … Continue reading

December 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

Coffee and Church


This was an interesting Facebook discussion today. I had to comment: “Any church I have been to has coffee/tea/juice/water available after service so that people can mingle and chat instead … Continue reading

May 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

How Awesome is God!!!


Originally posted on Gods Light Christian Counseling:
From time to time God blesses me with moments where I get to see just a little glimpse at just how absolutely AWESOME…

March 14, 2017 · 3 Comments

My Daughters in Christ………….


Originally posted on A Call To Mercy:
My daughters in Christ………..His love for you knows no bounds. His love unconditional. As you walk thru this world know that you are…

March 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

Would you censor Alex Jones and Mike Adams if you could?


What is “free” speech? Who decides what can be published and what should be restricted? What does it matter? Some interesting points in this article…….. What do YOU think? Ann

February 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

Relationships Are Not Easy (but they are worth it)


The Facebook article below (see  link) is so true. I’ve been in these situations on both ends of the matter. What I try to remember now is that God knows … Continue reading

December 18, 2016 · 4 Comments

The Value of a “LIKE”


https://thehonkinggoose.wordpress.com/2016/10/28/what-a-like-means-to-me/ I’m reposting this blog from The Honking Goose, because the question asked raises some valuable points about WordPress “likes” and blogger behaviours in general for me. The discussion comments … Continue reading

October 29, 2016 · 7 Comments

Introducing a Friend to the World of WordPress…….


Ever notice how the world judges you. They believe that because you are a Christian you are suppose to be a certain way. PERFECT…………. But we are all sinners and … Continue reading

September 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

What is Poetry


My opinion is that poetry is made by poets, which means there will always be new rules to be written, otherwise genius and creativity would be stifled. Poets live outside … Continue reading

July 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

No Food, No Teachers, Violence in Failing Venezuela Schools


Originally posted on AP Images Blog:
Photos by Ariana Cubillos Maria Arias slipped her notebooks into her backpack, scrounged for a banana to share with her brother and sister, and…

June 27, 2016 · 1 Comment

Laughter the Best Medicine Archive- Doctors, Opticians and Dentists.


Your morning laugh… Too funny! ENJOY… Ann

May 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Soul in Sex, updated


I was editing my post on The Soul in Sex, and realised I should probably post that it has been updated. I’m sorry the link to the page (the original … Continue reading

April 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

community


Originally posted on How to be Alone:
Black Orchid by Arjay Whenever you do something outside of a community’s morale, either because you are ill or simply because you are…

April 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Grace is the answer


  I love this expression of the grace of God in our imperfect lives. I needed the reminders I found in this article. Ann Voskamp shares the writing and personal … Continue reading

April 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Love her like a rotted tree


Originally posted on Momentum, Science & the Law of Attraction :
Be the best rotted tree you can be. Mantra for the week. Take a walk out into the forest.  You’ll…

April 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Where do you draw the line?


This post is particularly thought provoking for me right now, as it applies to friendships and relationships, so I am sharing it here ( for totally selfish reasons! Thanks, IW … Continue reading

March 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

Thoughts On Church


I appreciated the article I am sharing here so much that I was close to tears several times reading through it. The author has expressed so well my unsaid and … Continue reading

January 6, 2016 · 2 Comments

Thoughts on war


Originally posted on Keely's Graffiti:
Thoughts on war, And bombs, And killing… When we Do this We are Never winning! How could Stooping to Such depravity Ever be An…

December 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

What Child is This?


This piece by David Ettinger is beautifully written, shedding some light in a new way for me, on Israel, with regard to Jesus and who He is. I have been … Continue reading

December 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Do You Pray for President Obama?


Originally posted on EttingerWriting.com:
By David Ettinger The Conflict How do you feel about leaders who hold worldviews that conflict with yours? Do you resent them for espousing secular…

December 5, 2015 · 7 Comments

The Silence in the Fog.


Originally posted on Twilight73:
The fog has returned again this morning and the temperature is 31 F. but the snow has not appeared….yet. The world seems to disappear at the…

November 15, 2015 · 2 Comments

One reason why I want to write


Originally posted on jennessjordan:
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November 10, 2015 · 1 Comment

ONE-ZIP- PERFECTLY-MADE-BEDS!


I love ALL of these ideas! The ready made bed idea is one I never heard of but it’s a great product. It’s like a sleeping bag but so much … Continue reading

November 7, 2015 · 9 Comments

I Chose You


I love this. Our life is made up of choices, and this writing reveals a sequence of beautiful choices ❤

November 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Vancouver woman’s Facebook letter to Stephen Harper goes viral


    I don’t know how you are voting, my Canadian friends, or why, but here are some thoughts I’ve had to to consider this time around……. This article: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/oct/15/stephen-harper-master-manipulator?CMP=share_btn_fbContinue reading

October 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Reaching Out to the World


Originally posted on I Read Encyclopedias for Fun:
Welcome. I see you’re from Earth. That’s great, because I want to have visitors from all over the world. So, here’s what…

September 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

New Vancouver Island medical simulation centre provides students with real-life scenarios


This intrigues me….. ************************************ The $2.9 million centre will be working in partnership with Island Health, the University of Victoria, and the University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine. Source: … Continue reading

September 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

WHAT I REALLY NEED


Source: WHAT I REALLY NEED This blog from someone in prison really spoke to me of the universal need for love, no matter our circumstances, so I am reposting it here. … Continue reading

September 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Robin Williams on Depression | [QUOTES]


Originally posted on Survivors Blog Here:
I’ve noticed this post gets hits everyday so I thought it’d be worthwhile to repost it. X Chris “I think the saddest people always…

September 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Asking for Help – Please Share and Help Me Find My Sister


You never know which link might help find the person you are looking for, so I am happy to reblog this for Jason……

September 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Yes I have done this a few times!


Originally posted on Momentary Lapse Of Sanity:
I only did this once. I’m so glad I had the opportunity! I had been trying to have a child for years, to no avail. Then it happened! I would … Continue reading

September 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

~ Butterflies are self propelled flowers


Originally posted on Let it come from your heart:
Self propelled flowers…. I love that ❤ Let it come from your heart View original post

September 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Don’t Tell Me About Your Jesus, unless…..


I loved this message from Ann Voskamp, so I am sharing it here…. Our life is still our best witness….. http://www.aholyexperience.com/2015/09/why-she-said-dont-tell-me-about-your-jesus-or-how-a-river-runs-through-the-current-of-things/

September 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Silent Scream


Wow……. This post from OM drew me in and held my attention. It speaks stark volumes about the pain present in our world today. Very moving…. My son was over … Continue reading

August 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

UBUNTU – A very nice story…!


Originally posted on A Small Act Of Kindness Can Bring Smile On Million Faces:
The motivation behind name given to Ubuntu Operating System in Computer. An Anthropologist proposed one game…

August 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Flying Cats (No Easy Feat)


Originally posted on The Joyful Soul:
Yesterday a guest post I wrote was published over on Katzenworld. In the post I told Sampson’s story and asked the readers if they would be willing to…

August 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Are You Satisfied with WordPress?


Originally posted on Art by Rob Goldstein:
This poll is inspired by Ann at Ann’s Corner. We really just want to see if other people have the same glitches that…

August 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Pilot involved in Calgary plane crash says guardian angels helped him out


Originally posted on Global News:
CALGARY – Henry Kroeker, the pilot involved in the plane crash that happened in southeast Calgary Saturday, was flying out to Millarville at 1000 feet when…

August 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Story – Great Is Thy Faithfulness


Originally posted on The Hope Blog:
The greatest testimonies of God’s faithfulness that are written in song have come from those in difficult circumstances. How would we know of God’s…

August 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Trapped in Time


Originally posted on See, there's this thing called biology…:
Ah, the nature of time. We don’t even fully understand it, we are incapable of perceiving it properly, and yet…

August 22, 2015 · 2 Comments

Elevator Joke


Originally posted on Nutsrok:
Elevator Magic A hillbilly family took a vacation to New York City. One day, the father took his son into a large building. They were amazed…

August 22, 2015 · 1 Comment

WE’RE NOT DEAD YET!


Originally posted on atimetoshare.me:
It may seem that anyone over 70 is ready for the grave, but we still have a lot to offer.  About one third of U.S.…

August 22, 2015 · 1 Comment

The Dream That Became A Nightmare


This is a good read about a very serious matter. How blind we can be sometimes…

August 22, 2015 · 2 Comments

ENJOY THE LITTLE THINGS


I just love this ❤

August 20, 2015 · 1 Comment

Easy Bread


   How about this? I really want to give it a try! http://gwens-nest.com/easy-bread-recipe/

August 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Did Jesus exist?


Concise support for the existence of Jesus as a historical reality……

August 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

My Bucket List ~


Originally posted on CHRISTian poetry ~ by deborah ann:
  Lord, I’ve got me a bucket, filled with things for me to do so the world may know. . . why I…

July 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Cock-a-doodle-doo! 3D-printed feet allow Calgary rooster to walk again


Originally posted on Global News:
CALGARY – A rooster who lost both of his feet to frostbite is cock of the walk once more thanks to researchers from the University…

July 10, 2015 · 2 Comments

Deliverance


Originally posted on Ann's Corner:
God still delivers……. God is still into deliverance…… I had a bout with depression, and God delivered me in an unmistakable way. I just…

June 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Cooking 101: Strawberry Avocado Salsa


Originally posted on Global News:
Caren McSherry of Gourmet Warehouse offers some ideas for strawberry season. Ingredients 2 cups B.C. strawberries, hulled and quartered 1 large ripe avocado, peeled and…

June 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

PHOTOS: 8 Winnipeg soldiers killed in First World War buried in France


Originally posted on Global News:
WINNIPEG – Eight men killed Aug. 11, 1918, during the First World War battle for Hallu, France, were buried with military honours at Caix British…

May 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

For Those Who Hurt On Mother’s Day


Originally posted on john pavlovitz:
Today is Mother’s Day. For many people that means flowers and handmade cards and brunches and hugs and laughter. It means celebration and gratitude and…

May 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Painted Lesson


Originally posted on anewperspectiveperhaps:
Last night I tried something that I have never done before, a painting class. If there is one thing I can say I’m not with absolute…

May 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Music in my family


I grew up with music in my family. My Dad played drums daily, he and my Mom loved to sing and encouraged us to sing too. I remember having impromptu … Continue reading

May 3, 2015 · 2 Comments

We were all humans until….


Originally posted on A Small Act Of Kindness Can Bring Smile On Million Faces:
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April 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

The only thing stopping you is YOU


If you don’t yet know OM (Harsh Reality, Jason), I encourage you go to this post as a way to hook up with this source of very helpful information on … Continue reading

March 1, 2015 · 3 Comments

In the Chrysalis


Originally posted on Susan Irene Fox:
As Christians, why do we struggle against the world when we are told our enemy is not flesh and blood (Ephesians 6:12)? Why do…

February 27, 2015 · 4 Comments

Intimate Spaces: The Archaeology of Pockets


Originally posted on Archaeology and Material Culture:
The contents of Abraham Lincoln’s pockets when he was assassinated at Ford’s Theatre in April, 1865 (Library of Congress). On April 14, 1865…

February 24, 2015 · 1 Comment

Christian forgiveness will prevail over Muslim hatred


Originally posted on Mustard Seed Budget:
The brother of two of the Christians decapitated by ISIS in Libya says the atrocity has only “strengthened our faith” in Jesus. “Since the…

February 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Fresh New Snow Fun (Another Video)


This reminds me of last little dog, Rosie……. I love the movie, the text commentary and the repetition. Great stuff! ❤

February 5, 2015 · 1 Comment

Inside of Me


Originally posted on Source of Inspiration:
I’m an old gal with a new gal inside of me trapped in wrinkles full of wiggles I’m an old gal with a new…

February 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

More Climbing Frame Than Man


Originally posted on tastehitch:
There seems to be something of a crisis in male identity and it’s easy to see why. Long gone are the traditional male roles, replaced by…

February 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

I am Broken now ….(long post I’m sorry)


This is so beautifully shared from the heart. I had to reblog….. Sorry for your loss. I’m so glad nothing was left unsaid between you two. AJ

January 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

day 2


Originally posted on Paddles, Paws, and Pauses:
Mac backup hard-drive- check. USB to create pic file for a friend- check. Portable wifi booster for my home signal-check. Car in check-up…

January 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

An Amazing Story About the Kindness of People.


Originally posted on Kindness Blog:
In 2005, I was travelling in Italy with my parents. My Dad was in his early 80s, suffering from advanced Parkinson’s… but he wanted to…

January 25, 2015 · 3 Comments

Incredible Whale Encounter – Mother Gray Whale Lifts Her Calf Out of the Water!


Originally posted on Cute Puppy Love:
A mother gray whale lifted up her calf, seemingly to help it get a better view of the excited onlookers, and they caught it…

January 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

3 am and starting a blog


Originally posted on Paddles, Paws, and Pauses:
Well i am stumbling through this process and I am sure it will get easier. …I hope. Oh- I am referring to the…

January 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Cook Up A Storm!


http://mixingwithmichelle.blogspot.ca/2014/05/thm-crock-pot-cooking-menu-session-1.html I so want to try this out! How about YOU? AJ ❤

January 21, 2015 · 3 Comments

Overnight Oatmeal


Originally posted on Cute Puppy Love:
Overnight Oatmeal — 5 Delicious Ways! For the oatmeal: 1/3 cup rolled oats 1 tbsp chia seeds ¼ cup Greek yogurt ¼ – ½…

January 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Voice


I had to reblog this. A combination of Shel Silverstein, mental “illness” and unquenchable HOPE that challenges everyone who is stuck in the mire of helplessness and depression…….

January 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Clothe your humanity with……


Originally posted on A Small Act Of Kindness Can Bring Smile On Million Faces:
COOL! 😉 😛 A Small Act Of Kindness Can Bring Smile On Million Faces View original post

January 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

A gift from the heart…


Originally posted on Rethinking Life:
My granddaughter gave each of us a present that she wanted us to open all at the same time.  So we opened our gifts and…

December 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

You’ve Had Too Much To Think


Originally posted on Lauren Says It All:
Yep you read that right.. We all get down and let our minds wonder. Usually when we are on our own. I know…

December 24, 2014 · 1 Comment

Broken at Christmas?


Originally posted on Mustard Seed Budget:
Christmas has a way of heightening pain. Why am I so lonely? If you are broken, know this: Jesus came for the broken. Christmas…

December 24, 2014 · 1 Comment

Angel’s Eyes: My Christmas story


I love this story ❤

December 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Write for Me


Reblogging a piece of your heart so I can remember to write a piece of mine…..

December 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Writing about Abortion


I’ve reblogged this from Harsh Reality, because I also feel strongly about this topic…..

December 17, 2014 · 3 Comments

I’m not going to church today because it’s full of people just like me


My own reason for not going to church initially (just before giving my life over to God) was based on the opinion of others around me at that time who … Continue reading

December 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Does anyone know what Christmas is all about?


Gotta love Linus…… 🙂

December 3, 2014 · 1 Comment

I married a poor man


Originally posted on See, there's this thing called biology…:
I married a poor man. On purpose. He came from poor folks and he had no prospects. All he had…

December 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Why?


Originally posted on Chris Martin Writes:
Why are we so consumed with how the media, government, and atheists treat Christianity? Our battle isn’t against flesh and blood. At the Cross,…

December 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Science Shows Something Surprising About People Who Love to Write


Originally posted on D.S. Williams:
An interesting article on the effects writing can have on people suffering mental and physical health issues. I just knew there was a reason…

November 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

This thing called life


is a wondrous thing. We rise each morning with a blank page (day) spread before us to do with as we wish. How we choose to react to the circumstances…

November 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Idiot Recipes – Pie


If you don’t feel like making PIE after reading this……something is definitely WRONG 😉 Love it! 😉 😛 😀

November 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Gift of Self-Control


Originally posted on Gracefully Overcoming:
I am coming to realize my need for self-control. It keeps me from flying off the handle at anyone and everyone. I am noticing it…

November 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Meet and Greet Thread


November 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Churchianity


Originally posted on Redbird's Roost:
“Jesus said to him, ‘I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father but through Me.’” John…

November 2, 2014 · 1 Comment

Maestro


Originally posted on Beautiful Life with Cancer:
Potter.  In the palm of your hands, rolling, forming.  Holding up your clay with the tips of your fingers and then placing it…

November 2, 2014 · 2 Comments

Guest Post – Canada


October 24, 2014 · 2 Comments

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