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Leaving the pen in God’s hands


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My attention was snagged by this article from Eternity Magazine that came up in my Facebook feed a week or so ago. I have thought on and off about going online (though definitely not on Tinder) – to see if I couldn’t find a nice Christian man; one who might appreciate getting to know someone and having

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Looking for contentment


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Contentment can be a word you get very accustomed to hearing as a single person. So I found this article on what precisely it is helpful. (Then I got to thinking that the very fact that we more often charge one group of people in a particular set circumstances, namely the never married singles, with

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On waiting and learning trust


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It’s an absolutely perfect autumn afternoon out there. A photo posted by Alison Payne (@thisfoggyday) on Apr 23, 2016 at 10:53pm PDT Hello again. I hope all readers (in the southern hemisphere at least) are enjoying Autumn. It has been quite spectacular thus far in my high, inland neck of the woods. I love that

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Sunday


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So, it’s Valentine’s Day. A day which has been indistinguishable from every other day of the year for the duration of my existence, today being no exception. I did, however, get my predictions for the year a little wrong, as last Sunday a fellow at church asked me if I wanted to see a movie

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Life at 40


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A photo posted by Alison Payne (@thisfoggyday) on Aug 26, 2015 at 3:11pm PDT A winter rose (hellebore) that I bought as a sorry looking specimen on a “reduced to clear” table at a nursery that has suddenly shot up and flowered in my garden.   I like this article by Rory Shiner (and generally appreciate

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