Monthly Archives: August 2015

Tracing The Lankford / Lankfard Surname

I’m working on some blogs on the Lankford / Lankfard Family Connections. I’m comparing how each family member in the Robert and Charlotta (Dade) Lankford / Lankfard branch spelled their family surname. The first time I was aware of the different … Continue reading

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The Author And Giver Of All Good Things

Lord of all power and might, the author and giver of all good things: Graft in our hearts the love of your Name; increase in us true religion; nourish us with all goodness; and bring forth in us the fruit … Continue reading

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Can’t Control Changes

Can’t Control Changes By S. A. Blakley Can’t control changes, Wishing them to be The way we want them, How we love to see Desires of our hearts, We think, we’re so blunt To satisfy our souls, Those things we … Continue reading

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The Light Of The Minds

Lord God, the light of the minds that know you, the life of the souls that love you, and the strength of the hearts that serve you: Help us, following the example of your servant Augustine of Hippo, so to … Continue reading

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Come And Be Saved

O Loving God, whose will it is that everyone should come to you and be saved: We bless your holy Name for your servants Thomas Gallaudet and Henry Winter Syle whose labors with and for those who are deaf we … Continue reading

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Changing Positions

Changing Positions By S.A. Blakley Changing positions, Seeing with new eyes Opening up more, Thinking as the wise Being led, I’m calm, Having been content Being unafraid, For the Word been sent To comfort, to guide, Where we need to … Continue reading

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It’s Strange How We Think

It’s Strange How We Think By S.A. Blakley It’s strange how we think, Thinking as we may When matters happens, And don’t go our way We tend to think bad, No comfort to soul Need; stay positive, Trusting when don’t know … Continue reading

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