Category Archives: Walking by Faith and not by sight

all of my posts seem to fit under this category…

If you’re happy and you know it . . .

I had the day off yesterday. I spent it working at home, doing household chores and tasks that needed to be caught up. Having made my To-Do list, I began with collecting laundry, changing the sheets, cleaning the bathroom. You … Continue reading

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Benedictions

Growing up, the pastor would give a benediction at the end of the weekly church service. I didn’t know at the time that is was from Numbers 6:24-26, I just knew it was poetic, encouraging and felt a lot like … Continue reading

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and the answer is….

I don’t have television at my house. I miss out on all the new shows people talk about in the fall, the up-to-the-minute news, the late night comedians, all of it. But the other thing I miss out on is … Continue reading

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forks

 Our church has been studying our way through the book of Proverbs, with yesterday’s message on chapter 19. As we looked at the verses and studied how the decisions determined the outcome, I was struck by the simple fact that … Continue reading

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what’s that?

We have kittens that live on our property. They are adorable, entertaining, and constantly on the watch for something to explore. Whenever I come out of the house the kittens come to check out what I am doing.  The thing … Continue reading

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When it’s all said and done

When I was in college I worked at a camp with a policy for the outdoors, “leave no trace.” It was the idea that when you left a camping area the only thing that you would leave behind were footprints. … Continue reading

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Custom Made

So often the Church is portrayed as a factory churning out “Born-again Sally and Sam,” with each one looking like the last one. It saddens me to think people believe this stereotype which is so wrong. God is infinite with … Continue reading

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all who are thirsty

My wandering dog, Rufus, disappeared again. Each day I called, whistled, searched, and came up empty each time. I finally resigned that Rufus was gone for good and began to look at Rover as our only dog. The road grader … Continue reading

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these shoes

One of the hardest lessons to learn is when we are supposed to let go. When I was in college and my fiance called off the wedding, I was devastated. In the first few days I was numb, trying to … Continue reading

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tired and tried

This week has been a long one. Nothing overly dramatic, just a lot of activities and chores to do and little sleep in between. I find myself on my knees in gratitude for Friday and willing myself to stay awake … Continue reading

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