Category Archives: Thoughts

Ancestors In A 1858 Newspaper Advertisement

It’s been 30 years since I received this advertisement. A thoughtful librarian mailed it to me. I was inquiring info about my ancestors. God bless Mark who took the time to search the newspapers. This ad was a public sale … Continue reading

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In Loving Memory Of Mrs. Delilah “Lillie” Lewis

Mrs. Delilah Lewis was born into slavery in May of 1773 in Franklin, Williamson County in Tennessee. She was moved to Kentucky where she was raised. Her parents are unknown. They were perhaps born in KY or TN. At some … Continue reading

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The Resurrected King: He Is Risen! Alleluia!!

  He is risen! He is risen, indeed! Hallelujah!  Peace be with you! Let’s enter into the resurrected life that Jesus has given us. Happy Easter! God bless you. Thanks for reading. S.A. Blakley  

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Ending Of Lent: Some Needs Come To An End

It’s been an experience traveling with Jesus during this 2019 Lenten Journey.  There have been some things that I have died to and let go of. Though there are some things that are no longer are a part of my … Continue reading

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Preparing For Easter 2019

I’ve been on the Lenten Journey. I’ve been preparing for the Easter season. The Unvarnished Discussion Groups on Wednesdays have ended. We had some interesting topics.  Our last question for the session was. What is one thing that you can … Continue reading

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What Does This Mean?

During our 24 hours unplugged Lenten Retreat at Conception Abbey on the Weekend of March 8 – 9, 2019, Pastor Brian Zahnd gave the group an assignment, a photo of a icon of  Christ on the cross and a question … Continue reading

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