By Dot KelleyBy Dot Kelley

Area Bits and Pieces

Isaiah 55:8 “For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, declares the Lord.” 

We may never know why God does what He does, because we cannot possibly fathom the depths of His love for us. How can we comprehend a love so grand, so giving? That He knows us, knows our thoughts, and loves us anyway.

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Letting Go

 To let go doesn’t mean to stop caring,

it means I can’t do it for someone else.

To let go is not to cut 

myself off,

it’s the realization that I can’t control another.

To let go is not to enable,

but to allow learning from natural consequences.

To let go is to admit powerlessness,

which means the outcome is not in my hands.

To let go is not

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By Dot KelleyBy Dot Kelley

Spend your time wisely

We’ve all heard the expression, “Stop and smell the roses.” But how often do we really take the time out of our hectic lives to notice the world around us?

Life gets so busy that sometimes it seems we don’t have the time to stop for anyone or anything. But every now and then, something happens that forces us to slow

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By Dot KelleyBy Dot Kelley

Dirty Dishes

Thank God for dirty dishes,

they have a tale to tell,

While other folks are hungry;

We are eating very well.

With home and health and happiness

We shouldn’t want to fuss

For by this stack of evidence,

God is very good to us.

Pick your friends, but not to pieces.

What does you anxiety do? It does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow, but it empties today of

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By Dot KelleyBy Dot Kelley

Beauty Secrets for Ladies and Gentlemen

1. For ‘attractive lips,” speak words of kindness.

2. For “lovely eyes,” seek out the good in people. 

3. For “a slim figure,” share your food with the hungry.

4. For “beautiful hair,” let your child run their fingers through it once a day.

5. For “poise,” walk with the knowledge that you never walk alone. 

6. You are left with the tradition of the

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