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Pain..He gets it!

**August 2013 was the first time this posted, and now someone needs reminded of this again…so with little change, here it is…for you.**

PAIN…Jesus gets it.
 It comes in many forms.  You may have experienced a loss of a loved one, which is emotional; but takes on a physical pain.  You may have physical pain that totally consumes you because it is relentless, which becomes an emotional pain.  
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The Summer of Snakes

The saga continues…..

The other morning my husband had taken our furry boy out for his morning walk. Upon his re-entry to the carport he was surprised.

And not pleasantly I might add. Our jeep was sitting in its usual spot and out of the hubcap poked the head of a snake. This is the fourth snake we have seen in our yard this summer. My hubby had a plastic bat with him (he takes it to chase off the crazy unleashed dogs in the neighborhood), so his natural inclination was to hit at it.

It hissed at him and disappeared back into the hub cap. Continue reading


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Snakes and Reputations

We have all used a similar phrase at one time or another:  “He is as mean as a snake”.

I used to think that the only “good” snake was a dead one! After all, the serpent was a problem time and time again in the Bible.

We have had significant flooding in the area, and it appears as though the snakes have possibly been driven to higher ground in this neck of the woods. We have had three very long snakes in our yard in the last several weeks.

The first one was only seen by my hubby and in our front yard and he was able to kill it. There we have a “good” snake. The second five foot beauty was seen climbing up our large maple tree in the back yard while he was looking out the window.  Needless to say, he made it up the tree. Continue reading