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Susan Niswonger

I am a Home Missions Pastor's wife. I have been married to the most wonderful, Godly man in the world for 33 years. We have 2 sons, 2 grandson and 3 granddaughters. 42 years ago, at the age of 9, I was baptized in Jesus Name and received the Holy Ghost. It gets better every day.

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Potential Garbage or Garbage with Potential

By Susan Niswonger / 3 weeks ago

Potential Garbage or Garbage with Potential Do you have friends that are avid recyclers, garage sale junkies or maybe just pack rats?  I once read a story about a “pack rat.”  She had accumulated so much “stuff” that it took a bulldozer to move her treasures to allow the EMT to reach her dead body.  […]

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The core of the Christian Life

By Susan Niswonger / last month

I read this quote from J. Lee Grady, Charisma Magazine, this morning.  I hope it blesses you as it did me. “I believe the book of Psalms is in the middle of the Bible because praise must be at the core of the Christian life.” David was not reserved when He shut himself away with […]

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Understand Their End

By Susan Niswonger / a couple of months ago

When I’m feeling just a little envious of others, a little prideful of my experience with God or a little sorry for myself, the 73rd Psalm usually comes to my mind.   I especially like to dwell on the 17th verse; “Until I went into the sanctuary of God; then understood I their end.”  I find that […]

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Hashtag BTW

By Susan Niswonger / a couple of months ago

Hashtag BTW The 21st Century has become the Golden Age of Communication, hashtag #norealconnection.  We are more connected than at any other time in history, yet we have less personal contact with friends and relatives than we had a century ago.  By pushing #3 on my cell phone, I am immediately connected with my husband […]

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Life’s Danger Zone

By Susan Niswonger / a few months ago

I have been on a life-changing, healthy eating plan since January.  Every month I set a mini-goal of weight loss and achieving successful lifestyle changes.  Most months I achieved my lifestyle changes but fell short of my weight loss goals.  Although Steve said my weight loss goals were too high, I felt sure that one […]

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When Do I Get Mine?

By Susan Niswonger / a few months ago

When Do I Get Mine? “I am so tired”, I cried during my morning devotions.  “I can’t take another whiner”, I whined.  “Where’s mine?”  “When do I ever get some?”  My kids won’t listen to me, the neighbor didn’t wave, our congregation is getting smaller and even the dog is sick. It sounds so childish […]

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The Alarm Clock Just Buzzed

By Susan Niswonger / a few months ago

The Alarm Clock Just Buzzed Sleeping peacefully, snuggled under a cozy quilt, I was suddenly awakened by the shrill sound of an alarm clock.  I am known in the family as an “early bird.”  My eyes pop open at first light and I hit the floor running.  I am the one who walks into the […]

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Terms and Conditions

By Susan Niswonger / a few months ago

Terms & Conditions In the last few years, the Internet has become an integral part of our everyday lives.  We use it to communicate with loved ones, share pictures and daily activities on social networks, learn what is happening in every country of the world, purchase new toys and sell the old ones.  If you […]

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The Greatest People In The World

By Susan Niswonger / a few months ago

Have you ever wondered how “the other half” lives, wished your home, car or other possession was like a friend’s or desired any life but your own?  We have all allowed our minds to explore the world of, “What if?”  I have discovered in the last few months that the best life is the one […]

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MY LIFE, HIS PLANS

By Susan Niswonger / 7 months ago

MY LIFE, HIS PLANS Last week I spent a few days with my granddaughters, Mackenzie, Madison and Anabel.  We call it “Grandma Camp” and they get someone on one time with Grandma, including sleeping in the same room at night.  On Tuesday night, Madison was fast asleep, but Mackenzie was having a hard time settling […]

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