Month: April 2017

When Personalities Clash

By Libby Williams / April 27, 2017

“Now Barnabas was determined to take with them John called Mark.  But Paul insisted that they should not take with them the one who had departed from them in Pamphylia, and had not gone with them to the work.”  Acts 15:37-38 Words are said.  Feelings are hurt. Friendships or family…

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The Old Paths – Lesson 3

By lisa rippy / April 26, 2017

We are back home!! While Rip and I were at the beach last week, my Mac was being babysat by the genius’ at the Apple Store and by the looks of things, I am up and running again…but I won’t know what Internet accounts I still can’t get access to…

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The Greater Things

By lisa rippy / April 25, 2017

It was an unexpected surprise! But isn’t that how God’s orchestrations in our life typically happen? He takes huge JOY in the WOW factor! He delights in catching us off guard with that glorious grin upon our day as if to say, “You didn’t see this coming, but I did.”…

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The Joy of the Lord

By Libby Williams / April 25, 2017

” Nehemiah said, “Go and enjoy choice food and sweet drinks, and send some to those who have nothing prepared. This day is holy to our Lord. Do not grieve, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.”  Nehemiah 8:10 What is the one thing that brings you the most…

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Leave the Light on for You

By Libby Williams / April 18, 2017

Then Jesus spoke to them again, saying, “I am the light of the world. He who follows Me shall not walk in darkness, but have the light of life.” John 8:12 In the past, there was a television commercial for Motel 6.  They proudly boasted; “We will leave the light…

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Recipe – Chicken Crescent Packets

By lisa rippy / April 17, 2017

Sometimes you just need an indulging “feel good food.” And these chicken crescents do the trick! They are so super easy to make and are simply delicious. I found the recipe off another bloggers page Nutmeg Nanny. Ingredients (makes 8) 2 (8 count) packages Pillsbury crescent rolls 20-24 ounces cooked…

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The Old Paths – Lesson 2

By lisa rippy / April 17, 2017

**For all “The Old Paths” bible study lessons, you may wan to print off the posts so you can actually write on the pages. Today’s post is our third lesson. Also, I have been trying to post this one lesson since Saturday morning around 8:30. I made 2 videos to you…

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"The Better Way" Giveaway

By lisa rippy / April 14, 2017

One thing my mother used to always tell me is something her grandmother would often say to her: “Start off like you want to end up.” In the most practical sense, that little phrase can be applied to our life in so many ways. You want to end up 10…

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"You're Not Supposed to Hate People."

By lisa rippy / April 12, 2017

Rip and I were driving down the road when his phone rang. We are typically together when we’re on the phone, and he either puts his calls on speaker so he can drive with free hands, or so I can hear the call. (He will even hand me his phone…

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Recipe for Ambrosia Cake

By lisa rippy / April 11, 2017

Easter dinner just wouldn’t be the same for the Rippy’s if there wasn’t a little ambrosia! But this year, instead of the traditional ambrosia of putting all the ingredients in my duck egg blue bowl … I want to get a little more creative! So, my “Make and Take” for…

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