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About paynefulponderings

Cindy enjoys time with God, her family, and her friends. Writing is her way of sharing how God has worked in her life in hopes of helping others see Him. She stays busy as a wife, mother, grandmother, and caretaker/owner of four horses, two dogs, and five cats.

Bearing More Fruit

Jesus used the examples of vines, branches, and fruit to help us see ─ our lives are a lot like a grapevine. Continue reading

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Aroma of Christ

Originally posted on Tablet of your Heart:
On walks or bike rides, I take many pictures of trees, bushes and flowers. It never ceases to amaze me how a grand transition takes place every spring from the gray and brown,…

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God Is Calling, Are You Listening?

This morning, during a time of quiet reflection, I desired to empty my busy mind of thoughts and troubles. Just to free head space so I could hear God. There are many Bible verses, and times of despair, that tell … Continue reading

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Putting the Basket in the Water: Trusting God in the Next Phase of Your Child’s Life

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Passion is a driving force

I’m grateful that we have a God who is more passionate than a defending parent, more passionate than a shepherd looking for a sheep, more passionate than those who spend hours hunting for that last coin. Continue reading

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Hidden by the light

What kind of clutter obscures our vision of God? Continue reading

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How We Live Now Matters

Our eternal life is NOW. Continue reading

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Life is Like a Rollercoaster

Life is Like a Rollercoaster Or is it? Last year I posted “Resistant to Change”. I’m repeating it here to help illustrate how Life is NOT Like a Rollercoaster. I’ll explain after I set this scene: When my routine is upset, … Continue reading

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Jesus Saved Me, 3 of 3

Originally posted on Julie Dibble:
The Word gave life to everything that was created, and his life brought light to everyone. John 1:4, NLT Study Bible 2008   As you know, I just had a birthday. A short seven years…

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In Season and Out of Season

Is winter in season or out of season? It’s February. I go outside and don’t need a coat, or hat, or mittens. Where is the cold weather that I associate with February? Now, I’m not complaining. No, not one bit. … Continue reading

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