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Choosing joy

I spoke with a precious friend about some of the difficult things I have been facing recently. She commented that my decision to choose joy in this season, when she would be deep in the pit, touched her heart deeply. … Continue reading

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What is it about anger anyway?

Over the years I have had a number of coworkers who grew angry about something had done to them. I can understand being upset, yes, even angry when I am hurt by someone else. The level of anger I am … Continue reading

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Lightbulbs

My husband likes to turn on the lights in a room, even if it’s daylight. It bugs me. I used to tell the boys, “God made the sun for a reason. Use it.” I can’t stand “fake” light during the … Continue reading

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Second hand things

I do not enjoy shopping for clothes. It isn’t a body image issue as much as I don’t like the clothing styles available for someone my age. I just want something that covers the body anyway, not to be a … Continue reading

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Tell Him

Someone close to me has recently cut ties due to a disagreement (no, not related to the recent election). I have been praying for wisdom, kindness, mercy, and forgiveness to cover both of us and that God will move between us … Continue reading

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thrown away

In the past two weeks I have watched families hold newborns and let go of loved ones. I have read loving tributes and wondered how the survivors were going to continue without their parents’ wisdom to guide them. I have wondered … Continue reading

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today

It’s a new day today.  A day full of decisions, options, ideas, and plans. Will you choose new mercies, new opportunities, new miracles, new grace, and new love today?  Or will you choose to carry the burdens of old hurts, … Continue reading

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All things…

Yesterday as I did chores around the house, I found myself complaining in my head and ultimately, in my heart. I was listing all of the struggles, strife, frustrations, loss, and failings that have happened–in my life and within my … Continue reading

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