Tag Archives: Detra

Putting back on the thinner me britches!

I never have had much use for preachers that don’t practice what they preach. So I certainly don’t intend to be one. The problem with yesterday’s discipline is that it does not replace the need for today’s. In reference to … Continue reading

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A 59 Year Old Photo

I was born 59 years ago right here in Thomasville, NC, June 23rd 1959, to John Woodard Carter Senior and Mary Louise Carter. But Mama only wanted to be called Louise. She didn’t like her first name. My father was … Continue reading

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The Blessing of Friendship – Valentine’s Day 2018

If you will serve our Maker with a full and faithful heart, He will put people in your life strategically, when you need them. Seemingly from nowhere will come mentors and friends that He means to guide and lead you, … Continue reading

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Why do I wear the hat?

Why do I wear the hat? I am asked this question very often. This article was prompted by response to another “Friend / Quaker”, who also wears his hat daily as a part of their expression of faith. This writing is … Continue reading

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Facing Pain and Adversity with the Eyes of Faith

Problems are normal. Pain is real. We need not doubt the grace or mercy of God when we go through either. But allow God to so fill our hearts with courage and faith. So that we exhibit Christ’s character, even … Continue reading

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G.U.T.S. #40 – Get Used To Stages

Dear Guts Is The Key Reader, It has been several months since I have published a Guts Is The Key Acrostic Installment. But fear not, I have not forgotten. G.U.T.S. #40 is Get Used To Stages – Get Used To … Continue reading

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G.U.T.S. #39 – God Understands The Situation

Dear Guts Is The Key Reader. Those of you who have followed my BEAM (blog) for some time, probably thought I have forgotten the GUTS acrostic series.  Not a chance. I am up to 83 and there are plenty more to share … Continue reading

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