Category Archives: Walking by Faith and not by sight

all of my posts seem to fit under this category…

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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Nuts and bolts

We are in the final weeks of our house restoration and remodel. This week we had the carpets pulled up on the main floor so the wood floors could be sanded and stained. The basement is being finished as well, … Continue reading

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Undone

I read a post by a favorite author about the idea, the decision, to allow ourselves to have an unfinished To-Do List. Her words rang deep inside. Her reasons were due to some major life events that were going to … Continue reading

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Road trips

Every summer my parents, brother, and I would go on a road trip. It might be fishing and camping in Minnesota, camping and canoeing in Missouri, or camping our way from Illinois to California to visit family. I loved the … Continue reading

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Bank books

I often hear people tell me that they wish they had the winning lottery numbers, as if the numbers would offer all of the answers for their struggles. It is a comment I must hear three or four times a … Continue reading

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Little things

Being married is not for the faint of heart. As much as I enjoy a romantic comedy I know the truth that you don’t see on the screen. The passive-aggressive behavior of doing the very opposite of what your spouse … Continue reading

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The bee and me

The weeks of summer are often busier than the other nine months of the year. It is as if we are on a race with the sun and weather to accomplish all we can, while we are still able. It … Continue reading

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