Monthly Archives: July 2014

Fateful fear

“Never let fear decide your fate.” ~Farmer’s Almanac This summer’s crazy journey has been full of times when I could have allowed fear to keep me from doing something. Fear could have kept me from deciding with my husband to … Continue reading

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Permanent vs. temporary

This post contains mature subject matter… Over the past week I have seen blogs and posts, and heard news reports that have dealt with the subject matter of sex. Sex as God designed it and sex as the world uses … Continue reading

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Back to the beginning

I have been thinking of the movie The Princess Bride (1987) when Inigo is in the Forbidden Forest and says, “You told me to go back to the beginning… so I have.”  Inigo is at the end of himself and his leader, Vizzini, … Continue reading

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Glorious Unfolding

As I was driving a load of boxes from our storage unit to our new apartment yesterday, I heard Steven Curtis Chapman’s new song “Glorious Unfolding.” I loved the lyrics and how they fit our present journey. I was reminded … Continue reading

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24 little hours

On Monday we went apartment hunting. It has been a slow process and a potentially discouraging one. My husband and I changed our search area and immediately found a place. We filled out the paperwork and waited. The next day, … Continue reading

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Being and Doing

My family and I have been looking for housing for the past week. Everyday we go online and do a search, drive around in neighborhoods we think we’d like to live in, looking for “for rent” signs. We’ve contacted numerous … Continue reading

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Pop flies and line drives

I am supposed to be asleep, but all I can do is toss and turn. I am fighting self-doubt. Self-doubt is one of the enemy’s favorite weapons. He uses it to make us second-guess decisions we have made, to make … Continue reading

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Independence

July is not just when my country celebrates it’s birthday; it is also when I celebrate my birthday, the day I chose the freedom offered by Christ. It has been 24 years since I reached out to the God who … Continue reading

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Pay attention!

Whenever there is a lot of disorganization in life, there is a tendency to want to jump in -right away- to put things back into order. I have this compulsion for sure. But, I am learning in this topsy-turvy season, … Continue reading

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Singing souls

There are many mornings when I wake up with a song playing in my head. What I love about this experience is how the words always fit my situation. I don’t listen to the radio when I go to bed … Continue reading

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