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The word epic comes to mind when speaking of The Ten Commandments. Everything about them is epic. They were given in an epic way.  The Ten Commandments were given at Mt. Sinai immediately after the exodus of the children of Israel from Egypt. Moses was God’s chosen servant/leader to receive The Ten Commandments so Moses […]

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The tallest roller coaster in the world is in Six Flags Great Adventure, Jackson, New Jersey. It is 456 feet high with a maximum drop of 418 feet and a maximum speed of 128 mph. There are thrills on roller coaster rides associated with the ups and downs and twists and turns. Your body has […]

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My First Job by Karen King

My first job was as a Reservationist for Hertz Rent-a-Car when they opened their Worldwide Reservations Center in Oklahoma City. Here are some valuable lessons I learned from my first job: You are there to learn how to do a job ~ and in the process you can also learn life skills! As an entry level Reservationist, […]

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Graduation is exciting! Very often it leads to a new path in life. Very often decisions about the future will be about a new place to live, new people to meet, a new purpose and new work to do.  It’s reassuring to know that God has a plan and purpose for your life.  Read these […]

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Message:  Mark 6:1-6a     Jesus Returns to Nazareth After the miraculous raising from the dead of Jairus’ daughter, where did Jesus go ~ ?  (verse 1) Even though the people were amazed at Jesus’ teaching in the synagogue, what was their reaction to him?  (verse 3) How did Jesus explain this reaction toward him? […]

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Making Life Decisions

Certain decisions in life require more thought than others.  Whether to have chocolate cake or chocolate ice cream doesn’t matter a whole lot ~ unless you are like me and you want to get the maximum enjoyment from what you are eating to make sure the calories are totally worth it.  THEN whether to eat chocolate cake […]

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Learning to drive ~ 10 tips

I’ve never driven a car in another country, but I gave this advice to my children when they were learning to drive and I think it applies everywhere. I would like to recommend that you follow these suggestions for at least 30 days or 30 trips when you are driving your car. Buckle your seat […]

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In English, there is a saying that “hindsight is 20:20.” This means that it is always easier look back (hindsight) and see a situation clearly (20:20 is perfect eyesight). Sometimes we get so frustrated or disillusioned or hurt or grief-stricken or angry that we think that God obviously didn’t know what He was doing when […]

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Creating a budget

This may seem like a boring topic; but trust me, when you start working and are receiving a paycheck, it is easy to lose track of how much money you are spending. On my first job I did not make very much money,  I had to learn the hard way that money always goes out […]

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Karen’s Life Sketch

On this, the first day of 2017, it seems an appropriate time to share my life sketch.  Rather than looking forward to the new year, I am looking back over my life and analyzing it.  There have been physical changes ~ for sure.  And life is filled with emotional experiences bringing you happiness and sorrow […]

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