Author Archives: Karen Langdon

The Pumpkin; A Sign of the Season

Among the many characteristics of the fall season is the appearance of the venerable pumpkin. Not only are they abundantly on display in grocery stores and roadside stands, products featuring this fruit are plentiful as well. The flavor of pumpkin … Continue reading

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Exceeding Expectations

Olympic fever has been running high at my daughter’s home in North Carolina. Though my granddaughters are only four, two and newborn, we have been sitting down together as a family to watch events in swimming, diving, archery, and gymnastics. … Continue reading

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Unmasked

Dress-up and pretend play are both part of a well-rounded child’s domain. Developing more sophisticated levels of creativity and make-believe as they grow, children build a stable foundation for many areas of their adulthood. According to Lauren Lowry’s article found … Continue reading

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Broken

Broken for You Don’t you just hate it when something breaks? True story: Long ago and far, far away when I was about six and my brother four, we had an incident that not only do I remember, but I … Continue reading

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The Gift of Time

I do not consider time as being my friend! It never has been, and I don’t believe it ever will be. There doesn’t ever seem to be enough minutes in an hour, enough hours in a day, and enough days … Continue reading

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Always Near

Little children are trusting, fairly innocent, and pretty creative when allowed to let their imaginations soar. Jesus recognized these traits in little ones when He welcomed them to His side against His disciples’ inclinations to keep them away. He also … Continue reading

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Ever-changing World; Never-changing God

Many people might find it interesting or funny or both that I am not technologically competent in any way, shape or form, because my creative work depends so heavily on using modern innovations. I struggle often with an infuriating iPhone, … Continue reading

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Valuable!

My mother passed away many years ago and was outlived by my father for more than two decades. Because we were stationed overseas at the time, I was blessed not only to have a few weeks at home while Mom … Continue reading

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Be Ready – Grow Your Stummers

Last month’s Blessings Blog was about my beautiful daughter, Katie, who was married on August 1st. This month I’m going to share a little bit about someone near and dear to her who made her wedding that much more special. … Continue reading

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Katie, Bob and Jesus – To Whom Should We “Dole” Out Our Admiration and Praise?

Our beautiful “baby girl,” Katie, was married on Saturday, August 1, 2015. God brought her together with a wonderful man named Chase. They are each committed to a “until death do us part” relationship and to the God they serve. … Continue reading

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