Monthly Archives: January 2012


God is so awesomely great! He continues to blow my heart with His presence. Time and time again, I am reminded that I am crucified with Christ (Galatians 2:20). One thing that God has nailed to my heart as I continue to die to myself is that I do not have to commit the sin […]

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My Brother’s Keeper

There must have been six or seven black birds taking part in the “road kill” feast.  As I headed to work, the two vehicles in front of me had to slow down so that they wouldn’t hit the swoon of birds feasting on the remains of another animal.  Unbeknownst to the birds, they were about […]

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Words to Live By

We always need words of encouragement and wisdom to live by. The Bible is our key source of strength and instruction. Let’s continue to make time to read, meditate and share as God opens doors. For additional reflection, read several quotes below that have encouraged me as well. Enjoy! ~Shelly Johns There is no pit so […]

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No Promise of Tomorrow

Last week I wrote about a horrible tragedy in my small community,  the murder of a 28 year old young woman.  This past weekend, tragedy struck us again.  A beloved educator, only 47 years old, was killed in an early morning car accident just miles from her home.  She was principal of a local elementary […]

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Women’s Emphasis (KY State Evangelism Conference)

Make plans to join us for the annual Women’s Emphasis on the second day of the Kentucky State Evangelism Conference.  We will have a brunch which will feature keynote speaker, Dr. Lori Salierno. The Emphasis will be on site at the Kentucky State Evangelism in the Fellowship Hall at Porter Memorial Baptist Church. For more […]

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Great Expectations

Happy New Year!  Your blog writers and I are looking forward to doing life with you in 2012.  Thank you for your continued support.  We are thrilled about the work that God has called you to do and hope that crosseyedliving is a source of encouragement for you! Thank you, Cheryl Irwin, our guest blogger […]

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Shaken Yet Forgiving

My small, quiet community has been shaken to its core. Last week,  on a quiet street in our even quieter town,  a 28 year old young lady was murdered.  The “person of interest” is her boyfriend.  She was house sitting for her good friend who was on vacation and while the details are still sketchy, it seems robbery […]

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