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TORNADO PETE OCTOBER 2020 Scroll Down Ahoy Me Maties!!!!   Batten down the hatches, keep a firm hand on the tiller and a keen eye on the compass.  It is easy to go astray with all the craziness a blowen around.  Perspective is sorely needed to keep from being thrown off course or hulled on the rocks.  Pete
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TORNADO PETE AUGUST 2020 Scroll Down Ahoy me Maties!  Argh it is a challenging day on the High Seas.  The skies are grey, the winds are contrary, and the waves are rough.  But that is what we signed up for.  The ship is tight, the rigging is good, and the crew is the best.  We have all
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TORNADO PETE JULY 2020 Scroll Down Victim or Volunteer  07/13/20 VICTIM or VOLUNTEER Identifying yourself as a victim seems to be a popular perspective these days.  As a victim you have no responsibility for any of your problems.  Your pain, plight and problems are all a result of someone or something else.  You do not need to change, only complain.  Second, as a
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TORNADO PETE MAY 2020 Scroll Down Safe or Sailing  05/18/20   Greetings from the High Seas of this current adventure.  We, as a state and nation, are tentatively taking steps to reopen our society and economy to the new normal.  There are not assurances as to when and how this will actually be achieved.  No one really knows
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TORNADO PETE APRIL 2020 Scroll Down Ministry Musings 04/13/20 Good Morning!  I am sorry concerning this late update on God’s working through yesterday’s service.  Don’t be surprised that God did not work the way I expected.  By faith, I know exceptional things took place.  It has taken me a full day to listen and reflect.  I know, God rules and
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TORNADO PETE JUNE 2019 Scroll Down SHOW UP 07/20/19 Greetings in the LORD!  Tornado Pete was sailing down the street the other day, sort of minding his own business with nothing, particular, on mind when God showed up.  Pete noticed a new Hispanic family in the neighborhood out painting and fixing the house they had just bought.  Being the bashful sort of guy, he is, Pete stopped,
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TORNADO PETE JUNE 2019 Scroll Down God Provides, 07/18/19 Ahoy me Maties!  It is a great day to be adventuring.  Pete learned another lesson, about how God works.  It seems if you are available everyday event are tools for His hand to move. Pete was lounging around on the deck of his sturdy craft when he was hailed by a neighbor, called Game
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TORNADO PETE MAY 2019 Scroll Down Getting Old is Not for Wimps  05/09/19 Argh!!!!!   Tornado Pete has an example of you know your are getting old when... Pete woke up yesterday ready to face the day.  Nearly four inches of rain changed his plans to work on the solar installation but that was ok because his eyes did not quite seem to
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TORNADO PETE SEPTEMBER 2018 Scroll Down Humphrey 09/25/18 Grab a strong rope and lash yourselves down, cause Pete has some wild tales to spin.  First, Pete and Marie are skipping across the waves as they celebrate the successful inversion of their granddaughter Lila.  Now, not all may realize what that all entails. In pirate terms: two big strong men lay hands on
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TORNADO PETE JUNE 2018 Scroll Down Race Track Ministry  06/20/18 Now I am assuming you think you know what I am talking about when I mention Race track Ministry but I do not think you are thinking what I am thinking.  No this is not about going to the drag strip in Wichita or to the big oval
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TORNADO PETE FEBRUARY 2018 Scroll Down Padre Pete 02/15/18 "And a gnarly argh to you this early morning!   Greetings in the name and authority of the one and only true holy God.  Tornado had a first yesterday.  In the hustle and bustle of the tax office he met a co worker coming around a corner and the coworker fired off a
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TORNADO PETE JUNE 2017 Scroll Down Greetings from the High Seas.  This is Tornado Pete and he is very weary.  What can make Pete weary? WORRY:  Now we all know the Good Book tells us not to worry but Pete could not help himself.  You see Pete had some exuberant local team members who discovered a stain glass window in an obscure prayer closet.  They asked Pete if they
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