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By Jeannette Haley “Where there is no vision, the people perish.” – Proverbs 29:19a What does it mean that people perish if there is no vision? The Hebrew word for “vision” in this Scripture is “chazown” which means “a sight” (mentally) i.e. a dream, revelation or oracle. The idea here is that if the people […]


By Jeannette Haley “Yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat of  every tree of the garden?” – Genesis 3:1b The unmistakable hiss of that old serpent, Satan, can still be heard covering the whole earth, yet every generation of mankind automatically listens to his flood of unceasing lies. Few ever stop to think, discern […]


By Jeannette Haley “I am my beloved’s, and my beloved is mine” Solomon’s Song 6:3 It is quite obvious that the cycles and rhythms of American traditions continue to function in spite of all the world-shaking events that rage over and around us. They are as predictable as the drumbeats at a Pow Wow. For example, […]


By Jeannette Haley It’s impossible to number all the different religions that exist among earth’s nearly 8 billion inhabitants; but regardless of the multitudes of beliefs, traditions and practices that 85 percent of the people put their faith in, there is only one that holds the key to eternal life and that is real Christianity. […]


By Jeannette Haley        From Genesis to Revelation, we read about the holy angels of God; in fact, so much so that most of us generally take it for granted that angels are real beings with great powers who serve the Most High God day and night. Our understanding of angels can be enhanced by […]


By Jeannette Haley Sometimes an old song unexpectedly begins to flow through your mind, bringing with it heartwarming emotions and colorful images of days gone by. As fall proceeds to paint its way across the landscape towards Thanksgiving, the rustle of colorful leaves, the smell of woodsmoke, and the warmth of a fire can, for […]


By Jeannette Haley Sometimes when your brain becomes weary and you feel like you’re on“overload” this question “Does it really matter?” can sneak its way into your mind.Does it really matter if I get up early so much can be accomplished, or does itreally matter if I go to work today, or does it really […]

REWARDS By Jeannette Haley

Oh! How we love rewards and perks. I remember as I child the joy I felt when rewarded for bringing the most friends to Sunday school, or memorizing the weekly Bible verses, or sometimes hymns. Of all the rewards I received, the little white cross that glowed in my dark room at night was my […]


By Jeannette Haley There’s a traditional old round we “Oldsters” used to sing in elementaryschool that went like this: “Row, row, row your boat, gently down the stream.Merrily, merrily, merrily, merrily, life is but a dream.” That old song finds its wayinto my mind often these days as I watch throngs of people glibly “floating” […]


FITTEDBy Jeannette Haley It’s amazing how sometimes an item of clothing that looks beautiful on thecoat hanger looks anything but wonderful on you when you try it on, while atother times, something that doesn’t grab your attention because it looksunappealing on a coat hanger can end up being one of the best-fitting and mostattractive pieces […]