Monthly Archives: August 2018

The women

One of the many parts of Scripture that always blesses me is when you come to portions that are not expected. Matthew chapter 1 is like that. When Matthew wrote the genealogy of Jesus, starting with Abraham through to Joseph, … Continue reading

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The cycle of seven

My mom hung a small wooden sign in my bedroom that said, Lord, please make my stumbling blocks into stepping stones. I thought it was a cute saying, but I didn’t really understand the depth and breadth of the prayer. … Continue reading

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In His hands

My second son is leaving today. My hubby and I just dropped him off at the airport to fly to the west coast. I am not a weepy person- but letting go of the children I carried, nurtured, taught, and … Continue reading

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Speak up

It is time to come clean. I am grasping at things lately. Trying to stretch one hour into two, trying to make six hours of sleep work like eight. I believe the expression is, burning the candle at both ends. … Continue reading

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One word

Dear Ones, I don’t know what you are facing today. Maybe it’s loneliness, brokenness. Maybe it’s sorrow or loss. Or it could be a sense of hopelessness- I don’t know what it is, but Precious Child, God knows. I don’t … Continue reading

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Grit and truth

In the past few months, people I respect and admire have been put through the ringer. Some made wrong choices, others found themselves in the wake. As my dearest friend and I talked through our perspective about the ringer and … Continue reading

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What is next?

There are few places I go where children are as celebrated as when I am in church. From the nursery room, filled with rockers and soft toys to the high school ministry building with couches and comfy chairs to gather … Continue reading

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Still

My husband and I are alone now. It is the first time in nearly twenty years that we have gone grocery shopping and only had to purchase food for two. We still bought more than we needed for a week, … Continue reading

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