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Archive for March 1st, 2015

“I will love thee,

O LORD, my strength.”

Psa 18.1

>> Love is an act of the will ! <<

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“Humility seeks not the last word

not the first place.”

            – William Penn, from his Fruits of a Father’s Love

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No one who understands hell,

wants to go to hell.

Some who say they want to go to heaven,

would NOT be happy there. 

– eab, 12/18/11

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BELOW ZERO

Old man winter sounds fierce out there,

And the trees swing, their limbs all bear,

Its pretty cold, even for a hare.

Below zero.

 

The snow is blowing in little drifts,

The wind is coming in great icy whiffs,

The cold mercury wouldn’t even lift.

No warm hero.      

– eab,  Mar. ’66

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ON THIS DATE 

Albert A Barr died 3/1/2009.  He was born to Albert & Lillian (Turner) Barr, Meadville, PA, 5/1/1943. His father’s work for the military required frequent moves; Albert attended school in all 48 contingent states. This didn’t lend itself to learning & some teachers considered him limited – in reality he approached to or was genius. He started using computers when all he had was a row of toggle switches.  He went on to learn two more computer languages & was fascinated by computer graphics. Art was one of his interests. 

He married Miss Olen Christmas in his youth & they were blessed with Cindy, Allen & Phillip. Years after Sis. Olen died he married Mrs Sandy Price Miller, originally of Phoenix. Albert graduated from Anderson College & Clemson U (both in SC) with strength in the sciences & taught science 17 yrs at Hobe Sound.

He pastored & did evangelistic work in addition to teaching & doing art; did the art work for an entire book for Dr Dale Yocum.  Few men could hold an audience like him whether teaching, doing a seminar, or being his transparent self in a camp or revival. Many of us loved, wept & laughed at his stories & loved him.

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