A Tribute to My April Fools Buddy

A Tribute to My April Fools Buddy

It’s that time of year again.  Today is my birthday.  I actually don’t love  birthdays because I don’t love being the center of attention – ever.  But I must tell you that I cherished your kind texts, emails, fbook messages and phone calls.  I have missed all of you....

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In Times Like These

In Times Like These

It’s interesting to me how difficult things bring out different things in each of us.  I have found it to be interesting as I have observed how people respond and react to the coronavirus crisis and the character in those around me. Most inspire me and cause me to...

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Refreshment for Your Soul

Refreshment for Your Soul

There is a lot of talk these days about self-care.  I don’t think most of us do enough “self-care”and I truly believe that if we take care of ourselves we are better able to care for others.  But to me, self-care isn’t enough. I want more than that.  I prefer to think...

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The Power of Strong Relationships

The Power of Strong Relationships

It’s been quite awhile since I have posted and many of you have asked if I’m ok – and yes, thank you, I have been doing great!  I have just been busy living my normal “pre-cancer” life – enjoying my husband, my kids and grandkids, and catching up with friends. I’ve...

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When God Seems Silent

When God Seems Silent

About a week ago it occurred to me that I haven’t been hearing from God in the way that I usually do. When I have been reading my Bible and devotionals, the words just seem to bounce off instead of reaching deep into my soul. I kind of think that’s why I have been...

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Catch the Little Foxes

Catch the Little Foxes

The Bible amazes me.  It teaches us deep and powerful spiritual truths from the Lord,  and at the same time it teaches us common sense wisdom that can have a tremendous impact on our daily lives. The verse I came upon today is a subtle, short little verse, and it’s...

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What I Wish I Had Told My Kids

What I Wish I Had Told My Kids

When we were raising our three kids I/we were very intentional about teaching them all the things we felt they needed to know in order to be prepared for their adult life.  We discussed life situations and the best way to handle them,  and as each one left home we...

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Shutting the Gate

Shutting the Gate

In 61 years of living, if I could choose one entire year to live over again...2019 would NOT be it.  Whew.  That year was a doozy.  It was hard. I’ve seen many people assigning a word to 2019 and a word they have in mind as they enter 2020.  For me - 2019 was not one...

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A Prayer for Jackie, by Mary Power Jacobs

A Prayer for Jackie, by Mary Power Jacobs

I was studying the other day and discovered an amazing translation of a very significant word. Asah! Jesus’ last word was “tetelistai.” It is the same word as the “asah” in Hebrew. It means “to complete something.” It also means “to create.” And, it means  “to make...

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