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Month: January 2018

When Someone Dies…..

When someone dies, they always say, “She’s in a better place. Her pain and suffering is gone. It’s all part of God’s grace.” So, is that “better place” a world far different from our own, where streets, I’m told, are paved with gold, where hate and war’s unknown? I don’t know where her soul has gone – out there, somewhere in space. But I hope what they say is true: “She’s in a better place.”   -RKO-         #878         01-13-18 [“Political Poetry by RKO” now available at...

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A FEW LINES OF WISDOM TO PONDER

• God ordained a certain amount of days for your life. (Psalm 139) When those days are fulfilled, He takes you Home—your real Home. • God gives us His Holy Spirit as a deposit of the certainty of Eternal Life • “To miss God’s Word in our circumstances is to miss God. To miss God is to miss the “point” of our circumstances.” (Quote from Living Beyond Yourself Bible study by Beth Moore) • “NO ONE will ever love you more than Jesus does!” (From a sermon in our church on Good Friday) • People have opinions. God does...

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Where Do You Place Your Trust?

Two of the last three years of my Mom’s life, I shared a house with her.  As two adults under the same roof, I got to know her a bit more than I did growing up. The circumstances that brought us together was the passing away of my Dad at age 67 of cancer.  I was divorced and my mom was a widow.  I returned to Fort Wayne to help her downsize from the house she lived in for 34 years with my Dad. Anyway, I learned that what my Mom wanted most of all, humanly speaking was for...

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