Tag Archives: lost and found

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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All I want…

The days get closer and closer to Easter and my heart calls for a re-awaking to the story of Jesus’ willing sacrifice on Good Friday. I don’t want to have the calendar days flip by and reach Saturday unaware of … Continue reading

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desperately in need

  My family went to a livestock auction this weekend where sheep and goats were being sold to farmers. As I saw the size of the sheep I thought of young David watching his flock. The size of the sheep … Continue reading

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goodness, gracious

Cherished people in my life have drawn lines that seem more like demarcation lines than declaring their point-of-views. I am often without words to respond to what feels like a dare to cross them. I know that as a believer, … Continue reading

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bleakly beautiful

I have been reading through Bleak House by Charles Dickens for a while, slowly taking in the story. It is full of characters, sub-characters, walk on extras, and a clear commentary of the judicial system in England during that time. One character … Continue reading

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slowly

It was the summer of 1990, I was introduced to an incredible Christian artist, Charlie Peacock and his album, The Secret of Time. His songs echoed the new sounds of my freshly saved heart. I memorized each song, knew each one by … Continue reading

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relentless

Lost. Broken. In the darkness. Without Hope. Without Life. Without direction. This was my life. We all like to act like our lives are wonderful, ordered, successful, but we are just lying– to ourselves and to others. We run away … Continue reading

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glasses

When I was a young girl I found myself squinting at the blackboard from the back row. It wasn’t until fourth grade that I finally received glasses.  I could see clearly for the first time. I have since “graduated” to contacts, … Continue reading

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