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Chocolate Treasure

Posted on February 15, 2018 in

by Rhonda Rhea Somebody gave me a big box of chocolates last week. I was so excited. Chocolates, man. It was one of those boxes of chocolates with the map in the lid. To me? That lid diagram was a treasure map. There are times whe…

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Manna Mania

Posted on February 1, 2018 in

by Rhonda Rhea Have you ever wondered if the Israelites ever tried to get clever with their manna? God provided them with all that miraculous food each day to keep them alive. But I do remember reading that they got a little whiny…

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Cover Story

Posted on January 18, 2018 in

by Rhonda Rhea My husband once told me that there are two kinds of people in this world. Coverers and users. According to his definition, my grandmother was a coverer. She covered my grandfather’s TV chair with hand towels. Ther…

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New Year’s Goals

Posted on January 4, 2018 in

by Rhonda Rhea I start a new fitness routine around the first of every year—with several thousand of my like-minded and like-squishy American friends. The new routine usually begins with the ceremonial setting of the 1200-calori…

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Shopping vs. Root Canal

Posted on December 13, 2017 in

by Dianne Barker I noticed that my husband’s house shoes were worn out, after who-knows-how-many years, and made a note on my Christmas shopping list. Striving always to be like the diligent and thrifty Proverbs 31 wife, I found…

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Kicking Off the Season—No Need to Pillage the Village

Posted on November 16, 2017 in

by Rhonda Rhea We’re hardly past Halloween and it’s already started: the holiday shopping craze. Earlier every year, isn’t it? Now let me quickly point out that I can tolerate a lot of shopping. I actually have an extremely …

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