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Billie Jo

Billie Jo is wife to Craig and mom to Rusty and Riesa. Formerly employed in the human service industry, the past fifteen years have been dedicated to homeschooling. She is a freelance writer for a number of print and internet publications. She is also passionate about serving in the community. She works in a GED preparation ministry and a community-based servant program that provides opportunities for youth to serve others. It is passion for the love of Jesus and His transforming work that motivates her writing and serving. "I love to see God at work in the lives of others and this is the way I see best."

Reality TV Truth?

Reality TV is such an odd title for shows made for television. Immensely popular, they are not known to provide much ‘reality.’  Would you believe there is a glimpse of divine design to be seen in shows such as Junk Gypsies, Pawn Stars, Rehab Addict and even Super Nanny?  Their ...

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What’s He Looking At?

It was the second week of horse training.  Quietly the trainer explained, “Today we will teach him that where you look, he must move.”  I had never heard of such a thing and watched with interested amusement.  Within five minutes, amusement turned to awe.  By then the diminutive trainer had ...

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Need a Miracle?

Have you seen a miracle lately?  Do you need one?  God is still in the miracle business, you know.  He never changes; however, we have become some pretty tough customers.  Medical science surely obscures many miracles; sheer busyness blinds us to others. Particularly in America, our faith in the things ...

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Use Your Power!

The Creator used words to bring something out of nothing.  Scripture tells us Jesus Christ is the Word; He is the power and life of all that exists.  Humanity alone received the privilege—and responsibility—of using words.  Learning to steward the gift of words well is a worthy ambition.  For out ...

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Appreciating the Shepherd

Abel, Rachel, Moses and David were one; Jesus says He is the Good and Chief One.  So, what are we looking at today?  Shepherds!  They figure prominently in Scripture, and October is designated as Pastor Appreciation Month.  It seemed the perfect time to consider shepherds.  Often Social Media posts laud ...

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