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Something Good and Beautiful

Currently, I am reading one of my favorite books, Mockingbird by Kathryn Erskin, to my fifth grade homeroom.  The main character, Caitlin, a child with asperger’s, is dealing with the death of her brother.  She’s searching for closure for herself, her father, and her new friend Michael, whose mother was killed along with her brother. […]

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As long as there is Life there is Hope.

One of my sisters, before she went home to be with the Lord in February 2015 gave me this framed quote.  “Hope – Just as the lily brings new life.  We’ll build our lives anew.  With Hope and Trust the clouds will pass and Faith will see us through.” As we face the challenges in […]

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Seasoned Words

“Your speech should always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you should answer each person.” ??Colossians? ?4:6? ?HCSB?? Recently, someone hurt me to my very core and I wanted to scream and shout ugly things at them so they would hurt too. But the Lord whispered this verse in my heart […]

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Be Encouraged

I just want to encourage you! As I think about the devastation of Harvey in Texas and Louisiana and beyond and with so much going on in our lives; sometimes we have to encourage ourselves. I have included scriptures in this post to help keep you encouraged.  Know that you are not alone and God […]

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The God of Safety

“In peace I will both lie down and sleep, For You alone, O LORD, make me to dwell in safety.” Psalms 4:8 NASB Two weeks ago, my husband and I moved to a new state. We are not too far from our families, but we are farther than we have ever been. The idea of […]

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25 Days of Family Advent

Christmastime is such a wonderful time of year! I absolutely love the warmth of cozy rooms dimly lit so Christmas tree lights flicker with magical delight. A fire roaring in the fireplace with a good book or a great movie are always inviting too.   But as believers we ready ourselves for so much more! We […]

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God Works Through An Active Prayer Line!

I went for a walk in the local park this week.  I didn’t even put my ear buds in to listen to music.  I decided to talk with God and try my best to listen for His still small voice to speak without any distractions.  I cried out for Him to help me get back […]

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A Light In the Darkness

Have you ever been in complete darkness?  I mean where it is pitch black, and you cannot see your hand in front of your face?  What type of emotions did you feel?  Even as adults, the darkness makes us uneasy.  We aren’t comfortable with what we cannot see.  Our minds can begin to race with […]

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