Category Archives: Walking by Faith and not by sight

all of my posts seem to fit under this category…

la voce

Ursula the Sea Witch was a wonderful villianess in Disney’s Little Mermaid (1989). Even though she was evil, I could imagine she had been a beautiful witch at one point. As she began to fade in beauty and grow in other areas, … Continue reading

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Presumed strength

Years ago, my mom was hosting an extended family meal and needed serving tongs for a couple dishes. As the meal progressed and the dishes were passed around the table, the plastic tongs cracked or broke, one by one, under … Continue reading

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Ashley vs. The Duke

I grew up watching classic movies and television. My mom and I would settle in on the couch with popcorn, ice cream, and our drinks to watch Gone With the Wind when it was on television. On the weekend while we … Continue reading

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the sun, the moon, and shooting stars

In these winter months sunshine means so much. It brings warmth, hope, and sweet light to our days. The sun as an object has the power and energy to change the atmosphere, time from night to day, to grow plants, … Continue reading

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Fully

The year is counting down and soon the wrapping will be off the new one. As I look over the year, my faith journey, and my relationships I see places of growth, places where I faltered, and places when I … Continue reading

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speaking

This week has gone by slowly and I have reached my limit on speaking. My job requires me to speak throughout the day and by the time I leave, I feel like my words have completely been drained. I don’t … Continue reading

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free to look

I received a spam email yesterday with the tag line of “It’s free to look” under the sender’s address. I immediately deleted it, I knew it was nothing I needed. More importantly, the teaser made me want to wash my … Continue reading

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Search and Rescue

It’s here, it’s finally here. Christmas has come. I woke to find snow covering the ground, the animals were still huddled together in the beds for warmth in the stillness of the dawn. It was peaceful, gentle, and magical. As … Continue reading

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pieces of gum

As a child there was nothing more exciting than having my grandma share a piece of her gum. She preferred the Wrigley gums, Big Red and Doublemint more than any others. She never gave a full piece to me, just a half of … Continue reading

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Hide and seek

This time of year is difficult for a number of my friends. They struggle with memories of loved ones who have passed away. Others struggle with a table that will have one less person due to a broken relationship. People … Continue reading

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