Living Life in the Second Act - Lynn Berna

Lynn Berna here, glad to be in your company while sipping on a cup of coffee and enjoying the most beautiful red-bellied woodpecker visiting the birdfeeder. The older you get the more you must retrain...

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Greatest Man I Never Knew

Wednesday, May 10, 2023 Matthew 20:28 “…even as the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.” There was a song recorded by Reba McEntire called “The Gr...

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Life in the Second Act - Changes

Although it gives the room a serene feeling, it is time to change my Billy Jacobs snowy winter canvas prints for colorful spring landscapes. While I find myself in this reflective mood, how much do yo...

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Living Life In the Second Act: Christmas Memories

If you had a happy childhood growing up and now are old, then you know how meaningful good memories are and when it comes to Christmas those memories are pure joy! Part of my happy childhood included ...

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Welcome to My World

This is my first new story on this magazine blog. "Welcome to My World" - a song that I loved by Eddy Arnold. Click onto the highlighted title and listen to this wonderful song.  welcometomyworld...

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Here's to Another New Season

I love the change of seasons. When the publishing of “On a Mission Magazine” was going on, I enjoyed preparing my “publisher’s note” every issue. So glad it was a seasonal magazine and seemed to be ju...

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Thinking Out Loud

Friday, April 28, 2023 Need to go somewhere to think? My "thinking out loud" is writing down those thoughts.  Many times, that’s what I do. Go to a beautiful place just to think and reflect on ma...

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Find Joy

Let's start the day with a good cup of coffee and a fresh perspective. Rushing here, rushing there, the Lord goes with you; it doesn't change a thing.  The Lord goes with you today to the office,...

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Life After 70: Weird Dreams

Well, my mom never told me what life would be like past 70! She didn’t mention the weird dreams. Although…she did! I remember visiting my mom one day when she spent her last days in the nursing home. ...

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FLAME Continues to Spread

Here is the story of Kailas and Jay Chinta and the Ark ministries / FLAME (Family Life And Marriage Enrichment Institute) India Ephesians 6:18 NKJV  "praying always with all prayer and ...

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Friends Who Are There for Me

Yeah, I’ve been fortunate to have friends who encourage me. I also enjoy the writings of an encourager Liz Curtis Higgs. On Facebook Liz has a podcast, “Grace Every Monday” which I enjoy very much. Yo...

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God Confident

Matthew 19:26 “…with God all things are possible.” Lynn has been under the weather the last few Mondays. But the writing continues. It's times like these we need to fill in for one another and call on...

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Happy Harvest

Monday, October 2, 2023 Genesis 8:22"As long as the earth endures, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night will never cease."   The smells of fall are...

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It Is Really Not About the Numbers

Matthew 18:12 NIV “What do you think? If a man owns a hundred sheep, and one of them wanders away, will he not leave the ninety-nine on the hills and go to look for the one that wandered off?” Are aud...

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My Thoughts About Book

Lynn Berna and I have a devotional coloring book available online at Amazon. We placed some of our devotions here from the Blog and added some new ones. We hope that you take the opportunity to purcha...

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Get Off the Couch!

Monday, September 11, 2023 Drinking a cup of coffee and thinking about another summer soon to change to fall. Last summer found me recuperating from an emergency surgery.  A wound vac was used to...

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God is Like a Good, Loving Family

Monday, August 28,2023Exodus 20:6 - God has promised that He will show His love, "to a thousand generations of those who love Me and keep My commandments."  (Lynn's Geraniums) (Lynn's D...

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Lessons Over Coffee

 Monday, August 21, 2023Psalm 16:8 NIV "I keep my eyes always on the Lord.  With Him at my right hand, I will not be shaken."This is an important verse for the times we live in, and the more...

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Guess What Bloomed?

Guess what bloomed? "It will burst into bloom; it will rejoice greatly and shout with joy." Isaiah 32:2 NIV This flower bloomed for the first time in the neighbor's yard and we were surprised to find ...

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Don't Tell Me He Can't Do It

Monday, August 7, 2023 At church we sing a song by Cody Carnes and Brandon Lake called, "Too Good to Not Believe;" and I cannot sing it without tears.  Since I have been following after God for a...

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