Memories of High School Graduation Contest

Do you like contests?  Songdove Books will be holding a contest starting Monday August 5th! http://songdove.fa-ct.com/wordpress-mu/songdovemusings/giveaways/ There are two steps to this contest: 1) Like the author page on Facebook and 2) Share your best High School Graduation Memory! The winner of the contest after August 19th will receive a …

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A Raft on the Waves

Some of us wake up with dreams, others with songs going through our minds. This morning, I woke up with what seemed to be an uncharacteristic memory and song going through mine. Years ago I’d watched the movie, “Titanic”. I don’t agree with one set of scenes being in the …

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Touched by a Song

“Our God is greater, our God is stronger, God You are higher than any other, Our God is healer, awesome in power, Our God, Our God” – Chris Tomlin It’s no secret to my regular readers, that music is the sure-fire way for God to speak to me, encourage me, …

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Household Finances: Intro to the Basics

Finances. Every person alive has to deal with them, from nickels earned selling lemonaide at age 7, to wages earned at a part-time job during high school, to savings, bills, and raising a family. There is already much out there written by many people on managing various aspects of the …

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Day 25 of “40 Days of Praise: A Hymn Devotional” by David Herndon

This particular daily session focussed on the hymn, “Oh For A Thousand Tongues to Sing”, written by Charles Wesley as a tribute to his one year anniversary of coming to Salvation in Christ. David suggests to the reader that they should take stock of when they got saved. Do they …

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Review of “Devotions From Genesis” by Nicole Love Halbrooks Vaughn

Nicole asked if I’d review her devotional, “Devotions From Genesis” back in January 2013. I was looking for devotional avenues at the time and agreed, choosing to do it Monday to Friday every week. At 50 chapters in Genesis, I thought at first I’d be done by mid-March, but discovered …

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The Multi-passioned Personality!

Multi-passioned. . . what does that mean? For this author, it means being driven by a wide variety of passions.  I am passionate about my faith.  I am a passionate vocal worshipper.  Bring up the subject of the Internet and personal security and you’ll discover another passion there.  Mention affordable …

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The Secret! Do You Know What it is?

My new boss is not a Christian. He handed me a book that he urged me to read this weekend and return to him eventually, as it really belongs to his wife, a birthday gift a few years ago. The book is entitled, “The Secret” and is copyrighted 2006. I …

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Beginning Review of “Devotions from Genesis”

So I’ve begun reviewing Nicole Vaughn’s book “Devotions from Genesis”. It has proved to be a timely arrival on my desk as I was looking for something to focus on for personal devotions this winter. My official written review will come when I’ve completed her devotional, but in the meantime, …

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Welcome to the Somewhat more Random World of Marilynn Dawson

So it helps when this geek of an author wakes up and realizes that the system she put in place for this year’s http://songdove.fa-ct.com/wordpress-mu/ Daily Sessions from “Becoming the Bride of Christ: A Personal Journey”, can allow me to have a separate blog as well for things like personal musings, book reviews, …

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