Monthly Archives: August 2015

fragility

We live in a world that looks to the lions.  Those who are champions, running into the burning building to save those who have been in peril.  We celebrate them in the news, on our own news-feeds, in emails, on … Continue reading

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never enough

Each day I strive to spend time with God, reading devotionals, meditating on the words I have read, hoping to steep my soul in them and carry them around during the day. Some days this works, other days one would … Continue reading

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no regrets

One day we will all stand before the Throne of Heaven to speak about what we have done and not done in our lives.  It could be a long list of things we did or a long list of things … Continue reading

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intentions

We are probably all familiar with the adage, “The road to Hell is paved with good intentions.”  And it is true.  If we intend to do something without actually following through it is worthless and ultimately, a waste of time. … Continue reading

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the next ones

I was reading in Prayer by Philip Yancey today, when he shared a story about Corrie Ten Boom, one of my heroines.  He wrote about how after her multiple strokes she was bed-ridden but had her helpers hang pictures of dear ones … Continue reading

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continuing on…

My collection of books is growing in my bag.  At present, I am reading five different books, a chapter or two in each almost daily.  It has helped me get grounded again after so much activity during the summer. I … Continue reading

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prayer

I am reminding myself what prayer means and how to pray.  I have given toss up prayers, fervent prayers, pleading prayers, and grateful prayers a lot lately.  But what I haven’t done is any kind of official prayer time in a … Continue reading

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the mob

I’ve recently been debating the removal of social media from my day-to-day life.  We are renovating our 100+ year old house and for a season are without internet access.  It has been freeing to cut the invisible cord that has … Continue reading

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fairness

Fairness, by definition means, the state, condition, or quality of being  fair, or free from bias or injustice; even-handedness (dictionary.com).  In my life I find many people who seek fairness for everyone and every situation.  But with this fairness there is no room for … Continue reading

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artistry

My community if full of artists.  Some are closet artists, only showing their skill and gift to a select few, some make a living at it, proudly sharing their talents with others.  Either way, I have been so blessed by … Continue reading

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