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“But by the grace of God I am what I am and His grace which was bestowed upon me was not in vain, but I laboured more abundantly than they all, yet not I but the grace of God which was with me, “ I Corinthians 15:10.
Ted and Linda Bischoff’s granddaughter, Lyndzey Lou was married the day before Thanksgiving. Lyndzey and Dustin Rains were married at the courthouse. Dustin is a bull rider so they will be traveling a lot.
Monday, Gary and I went to Merrill Culvey’s funeral in Ava. Tuesday, we went to Theodosia to Ray Barnes’ funeral. After the funeral we went to visit with Lena, Marvin and Madeline Brown. Later that afternoon we visited with Rayford and Freda Clayton. Wednesday we went to Ava to Harry Sherrill’s funeral. My sympathy to Harry’s family.
Friday afternoon Gary and I went to Ava to visit his mother, Maxine Turner.
Coming home from church Sunday night on 95 there was a house that still had Christmas lights on. They still have a nativity scene. I think each year they add more lights. Anyway, it gets prettier each year.
I took a few moments to sit down and look at our Christmas cards and to reflect of the past year; thanking God for friendship of friends and family, those from the past, today and the year to come and in memory of some friends and family who have gone on and then some friends and family still here and then there are friends and family I have yet to meet.
May you who read my items have a better 2011 and have peace with God. I pray if you don’t know Christ Jesus that this will be the year you find Him for as each year we get older the faster the years go by.
I guess there will be another diificult year for families that still have their loved ones in the military.
One day this past week Louin Clayton and Gary visited with Dexter Hesterlee. Dexter is getting along okay after his gun shot last month.