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BEING ADAPTABLE

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Welcome to 2018!  Our new year began with very cold weather and then in the next few days snow and ice arrived.  I know that many of you had something similar or worse. We can complain about the weather or we can adapt and make it an adventure.  Living in Pennsylvania means we have all […]

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Living Letters

I was attending a Camp Farthest Out (a week away) in July 2002. I decided to go to a writing class that they provided.  We each took a tablet and pen and made our way to a place alone to see what God had for us.  This is the result of my time with the […]

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Friends Summer Newsletter

Download our Summer Friends Newsletter 2017 In this issue: A Story from Anne Article from Paul Sniffin, our Board President Update on Resources Ministry/Travel Updates Save the Dates

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Bloom Where You Are Planted

May is a wonderful time of year.  As I drive around my neighborhood, people are out planting their flowers, mowers can be heard and mulch is going down in yards. It is spring. Years ago, when my father died, I was given a small plant in a small pot.  It was a gift from someone […]

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THE WAITING, SORROW AND THE JOY

Every year Christians celebrate Easter.  We celebrate it at different levels and ways depending on what Easter means to us.  I love Easter! My dad was a pastor and a poet.  Every Good Friday (the day Jesus died), our church would open its doors on Friday evening to allow people to come and spend time […]

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Covered Bridges

It is the end of February.  I am sitting on the porch in Hopewell, Pennsylvania in a short sleeve shirt.  It is 76 degrees here.  Did I mention it is February and in Pennsylvania?  It is so beautiful that we decided to go see the covered bridges in the nearby area. As we followed the […]

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Celebration and Love

I love February because it is the month for Valentine’s Day, and it is also my birthday month. Since this month celebrates love, I want to celebrate three amazing men in my life. My father was a mild man who was very poetic.  I have so many of the poems that he wrote and I […]

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PACKING OUR BAGS

As we move into this New Year, I pray that we will always be ready to move out with God.  There are times when we need to stay where we are and there are times when we need to move forward with God, even without knowing all the details of the journey. Loving and Caring […]

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The Value of a Team

  Over the summer we had a softball tournament to benefit Loving and Caring.  It was a great day – very hot- but good fellowship for a great cause and great food.   As I watched the teams it was obvious that some of them knew each other well, and some were just getting together from […]

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Time for Sorrow Time for Joy

Greetings in the wonderful name of our Lord Jesus.  Summer is upon us and with it has come storms, sunshine, and warm weather. There are flowers that need to be planted, schools are out, vacations are starting, and we are having longer days.   It is a wonderful time of year when families gather together, […]

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