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August 20, 2019

“Blessed Assurance” Hymn Printable from Vintage Mama’s Cottage

This beautiful printable reminds us that we can rest assured . . . “Jesus is mine!” You can save this to your computer and use it on your blog or website, or you can print it out to use

August 15, 2019

The Master Gardener by Norma C. Mezoe

“…I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.”  - John 10:10
Oh, no!  Watch out roses. Gene has a shovel…. Gene, my husband, enjoys growing rose bushes. However, he is an impatient gardener. When the bushes don’t begin leafing out in the spring as he believes they should, he replaces them.

August 13, 2019

Healthy Habits Giveaway sponsored by Katherine's Corner

Here's a great opportunity for you to re-evaluate and focus on getting healthy . . . we're joining Katherine, from Katherines Corner for her Healthy Habits Giveaway!


"How To Overcame The Vicious Cycle Of Worry" by Stan Popovich

(This is the first of three articles from Stan Popovich. Stay tuned to Ruby Magazine for parts two and three in the near future!)
Do you ever get stuck into that vicious cycle of worrying where you get overwhelmed with worrying and fearful thoughts? In return, this creates more panic and worry and eventually you can’t function because you are a basket case.

As the author of a managing fear book, I struggled with fear, anxiety, and stress for over 20 years. Eventually, I was able to overcome the endless cycle of fear and anxiety.  Here is a brief summary of what I did to get better.

August 10, 2019

Second Chances by Shara Bueler-Repka

I stare at the tattoos on this dude’s arm. There isn’t a free space on his entire limb. My eyes travel up to his head: A truck could drive through his earlobes and a scar trails through an eyebrow. I would not want to meet this guy in a dark alley.

August 8, 2019

"Runaway!" by Shara Bueler-Repka

“Don’t race those horses!” my dad hollered through the screen door.

His warning faded with every hoof beat. His voice drifted away with the breeze as Babe and I rode side by side with my best friend, Mary, and her horse, Bolt. 

August 4, 2019

Part of the Family by Norma C. Mezoe

In the early nineteen fifties, Judy was taken from both parents shortly before her fourth birthday.   At the time, she was living with her parents and eleven siblings in an old school

August 2, 2019

"Blessed Assurance" by Fanny Crosby - Hymn Story by Diana Leagh Matthews

Fanny Crosby went blind at the age of six weeks in 1820. Her blindness was brought on due to an improper medical procedure.

One day in 1873, Fanny was visiting her friend Phoebe Knapp. Phoebe began to play a tune for Fanny, which she {Phoebe} had composed.