Monthly Archives: September 2013

Lasting Legacy

I have been out of touch for several months while my husband battled side effects of his bone marrow transplant.  He went to be with the Lord in August and this article has been on my heart for weeks and I am now ready to share it. My 6 year old granddaughter, Layla, had seriously taken […]

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You Are Not Alone

As iron sharpens iron, so a man sharpens the countenance of his friend. Proverbs 27:17 Loneliness is a handy tool in our enemy’s belt…and he loves to use it against us, against me. To convince us that we are alone. At times I’ve sequestered myself away from those who might judge me, or infect my […]

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A Llama Named Greg Estes

    I just love how God caters to our sense of humor while working out His Kingdom purpose in the lives of His children! I FINALLY got to meet this Llama named Greg Estes.  I was even greeted with a big ‘ol smooch!  It’s all in the name right?  You must know my husband […]

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Spiritual Disciplines

Spiritual disciplines are key in the believer’s life.  Read this blog for more on spiritual disciplines, noting the writer’s source at the end. The discipline of prayer and fasting has been a part of my spiritual life for some time.  My father was the first example of this discipline years ago.  Once I accepted Christ […]

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Praying is my Favorite

Elf is one of my favorite movies.  At Christmas or any other time, I laugh as if I have NEVER seen the movie in my life. Haven’t seen it or just want to stroll down memory lane?  Visit http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Zhy_5aD7ks to view some of Elf’s funniest moments. One of my favorite lines (and there are many) […]

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nine eleven

Though I will NEVER understand the level of evil it takes to fly huge planes into buildings at the cost of many innocent lives, I do know the Savior that has won the victory over any evil this world can try to hurl our way! Jesus tells us… “These things I have spoken unto you, […]

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Women of Focus by Nicole Coomer

Focus?  What are you focused on?  Where is your focus? This past week, I was in a meeting with key leaders and the word that I kept hearing was Kingdom Focus.  The question asked continually was “How will this build or impact the Kingdom”? Great question. Kingdom Focus requires us leaving our comfort zones and […]

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You are Beautiful

Ecc. 3:11 He has made everything beautiful in his time A very scary thing happened to me soon after I got my new phone. I accidently touched the screen to switch to the backward facing camera. If you have one of the touch screen phones you know exactly what I’m talking about! If not, stay with me. The […]

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Lord, Help My Unbelief!

We are in the process of adopting, which is really another way of saying we are in the process of waiting.  Everyone has a story, and this is ours.  I am finding myself learning to trust God in new ways every day.  I am being stretched.  Sometimes I feel like a rubber band being pulled […]

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The Wall

On August 13, 1961, the Communist government of the German Democratic Republic (GDR, or East Germany) began to build barbed wire and concrete between East and West Berlin. The official purpose of the Berlin Wall was to keep Western “fascists” from entering East Germany and undermining the socialist state; however, it primarily served to stem […]

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