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seeds and stones

God can use the big, shiny personalities we see on television to impact the world for His purposes and glory. I know He has and will continue to do so. But one of the parts of God’s plan that I … Continue reading

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ELEMENTary

The past few days have been emotionally draining at work. When this happens I usually listen to classical music to settle down and find my peace again. This week though, I have been listening to gothic-metal-Christian-rock. Can you believe there … Continue reading

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Delivery schedules

I have a couple friends who are pregnant, due within the next couple of months. One is expecting her first child, the other friend, her sixth child. Each one of these moms are anticipating their delivery date so they will … Continue reading

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Wishing and hoping

This month marks a lot of beginnings and endings. Graduations and new jobs, marriages and births fill the calendar, many overlapping the days.  I watch my senior prepare for college and wonder what will his experiences be like when he … Continue reading

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Picking at lint

This week I heard about a book written to help Christians know which board games and card games are appropriate to play. I thought it was a hoax. Why would we need a book about that? We are surrounded by … Continue reading

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rubies

My husband and I have an unusual courtship story. One we treasure because we can see God’s hand all along the way. I was engaged to another young man while my husband and I were best friends. About three weeks … Continue reading

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limping through grace

One of my favorite stories comes from Genesis 32:22-32.  Jacob and his family, flocks, and servants were travelling through his brother, Esau’s land. The brothers had not been on good terms since their father gave Jacob the blessing meant for … Continue reading

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The verse in 2 Timothy 1:7 hit me between the eyes today. For God has not given us a spirit of fearfulness, but one of power, love, and sound judgment. Through the blood of Christ, I have nothing to fear. … Continue reading

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empty vessels

Some of my favorite images of the holidays are the tables set, waiting for the meal to be brought in.  Everyone sitting there, waiting, anticipating the savory foods, the sweet treats, the filling experience of a meal shared with dear … Continue reading

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camped in the comfortable

As I have reflected on this journey during 2015, I find myself amazed at how often God has used different situations to speak to me.  To prod me along, to prompt me to stay on the trail and not wander … Continue reading

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