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Expect it!

A recent devotional entry began with these words, “Expect to encounter adversity in your life, remembering that you live in a deeply fallen world” (Young 241). What a perspective to start my day! And yet. Living my life thinking I should … Continue reading

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breathing

As I scrolled through my Facebook feed today I read post after post that mentioned being overwhelmed, having prayer concerns, needing/seeking direction or a hunger for peace in the midst of turmoil. With each post I felt my spirit grow more … Continue reading

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Shifting Sands

Bad news comes and so does good news. What do you do when you hear it? Being far away from family and friends, who are scattered from coast to coast, can really challenge my faith. A friend is recovering from … Continue reading

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Still

I had my first lesson in Stillness and Solitude today. The boys have gone back to school. My husband is at work. I am alone. My “to-do” list, “if-I-only-had-the-time-I-would” list, and “gee-what-should-I-do-next” lists sit idle. Sure, I’ve made beds, straightened … Continue reading

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masters

We have two dogs; a brittany and a labrador.  Living on a 160 acre farm allows them all sorts of room to explore, smell, run, and play.  Unfortunately, it also allows a lot of wildlife to do the same.  In … Continue reading

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