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Whispering secrets

In the past months of constant change, I have forgotten one of my favorite parts of being a believer. I have acknowledged that it is missing, but I haven’t acted on finding it again. This morning I was watching a … Continue reading

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Tell them

I took the day off yesterday and spent it working on my to-do list. I enjoy seeing my farmhouse go from being a house to a home after all the restoration work we’ve done. At one point, I took a … Continue reading

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Pins and things

I enjoy the craft sites which give ideas for the house, children, and gardens. I can daydream about the ways I could decorate my farmhouse, learn how to care for my goats, how to use regular household items to clean … Continue reading

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Outside looking in

A friend and I have been discussing a contemporary classic novel often assigned to middle school-aged children. We’ve touched on how the themes and characters were developed, how those themes and storylines would be understood by the younger reader, and … Continue reading

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Speakers

Growing up, my parents listened to the oldies station which played 50s, 60s, and early 70s music. The volume would increase depending on the song playing and a lot of singing occurred as we went about our tasks. As I … Continue reading

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Speak up

It is time to come clean. I am grasping at things lately. Trying to stretch one hour into two, trying to make six hours of sleep work like eight. I believe the expression is, burning the candle at both ends. … Continue reading

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the T-word

In this age of making our opinions known, the concept of Truth being the final answer has become undesirable. It is better to use emotional triggers, straw man defenses, red herring approaches, anything that can divert someone from the Truth. … Continue reading

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peace by piece

In the last couple of weeks precious, priceless people in my life have had their lives shattered by emotional brokenness or irreparable loss. While I have been praying for them and those involved, I have been lifting up a prayer … Continue reading

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orphaned no more

When someone is described as being an orphan, the image of someone without parents, protection, a home, or security immediately comes to mind. A small child in tattered rags, no shoes, often in a third world country surrounded by squalor … Continue reading

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the pursuit

In college I studied literature and I would absorb it like a dry sponge.  My professor, Dr. Graddy, taught Renaissance and Victorian literature and often would read passages aloud to help us hear the richness of the verse. The Collar by … Continue reading

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