Tag Archives: faith journey

Ants in the mind

I have been very antsy this week. Knitting, reading, sewing, mending clothes, cutting the lawn, doing dishes, washing laundry, cleaning, preparing, working; none of this is satisfying my spirit. Normally, I would find myself feeling proud of the completion and … Continue reading

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Get that look…

With the onset of home improvement television we have all heard the words, To get this look… and then the host tells you how to go and buy items at such-and-such a store and then make bake, sew, cut, glue, … Continue reading

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smellable memories

There is an antique truck parked at a gas station downtown, near where I work. If I go for a walk outside, I can smell the musky scent of oil, gas, and metal. It is a special smell to me, … Continue reading

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The women

One of the many parts of Scripture that always blesses me is when you come to portions that are not expected. Matthew chapter 1 is like that. When Matthew wrote the genealogy of Jesus, starting with Abraham through to Joseph, … 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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Turns in the road

All of my life my dad has had a bit of an adventurous spirit. When we were in the car for a drive he would get to a T in the road and ask, “Left or right?” We would say … Continue reading

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So much more

One of my social media feeds offers a look back at previous posts. Today’s memory was from the final days before my family and I moved to Nebraska. I had been reading through the devotional, Jesus Calling, by Sarah Young* … Continue reading

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A tidy, structured life

Today would have been my twenty-fifth wedding anniversary, it’s hard to wrap my mind around that idea, but it’s true. When I was barely twenty-one I fell in love with a tall redhead from Dallas and we quickly believed God … Continue reading

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Be vigilant

I was reminded recently how fear can make a person a fool. For the past three years I have been working on growing my faith and courage and shrinking my anxiety. My journey with this and through this, has been … Continue reading

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Broken vows

Years ago a co-worker suggested the book, Redeeming Love, by the author Francine Rivers, since I enjoyed books set in a historical period. The story is set in 1850 and it is a retelling of the story of Hosea and … Continue reading

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