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Not just for me

I kept a book close at hand in 2010, Pearls of Great Price. A devotional by Joni Erickson Tada a quadriplegic woman who has lived in a wheelchair as many years as I’ve been alive!😱 Her story “Joni” is quite … Continue reading

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Always an Addict?

I have an amazing friend who’s battled stage 4 cancer for 6 years!  Even when all her tumors shrunk in size and most disappeared, she was still called “Stage 4.” One time I got my nerve up and asked her, “Don’t they … Continue reading

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Blessed

I am blessed by this latest trial of my husband’s illness and hospital stay. Can you imagine anyone saying that? Or really meaning it? But I am quite serious- I really feel blessed. James says to “count it all joy” … Continue reading

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Keys

Our first moving day is finally here… Keys will be in hand soon and we can begin this new adventure… It feels like it’s been a long process getting here; deciding it was time. My parents decline began back in … Continue reading

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1John 4:16

1John 4:16 We know how much God loves us, and we have put our trust in His love… Mentally exhausted from my week of caring for my parents, I went to a new women’s Biblestudy today. I usually host a … Continue reading

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God is Bigger Still

These last 2 weeks have seemed particularly emotional ones. My father’s mind is slipping deeper and deeper into dementia and my mother’s frailty seems more acute. A close precious friend is suffering the terrible side effects of throat radiation (!) … Continue reading

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Where You Don't Want to Go

The other morning I woke to the distinct impression of God telling me He was going to take me where I “don’t want to go.” What a strange thing to feel like God was saying. I wondered why I would … Continue reading

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Quite a Tale

Once again today, I found myself explaining to an old friend (that I hadn’t seen some 10+ years) who the big brunette guy is in our family photo of blondies. It never fails, the next question following is, “Well, where … Continue reading

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Breaking The Mold

My mom has a pair of unique porcelain birds. She told me their rarity gives them their worth, as the mold to make them was purposely broken after only a few uses.  Our value is similar. God’s creativity isn’t hindered by … Continue reading

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Eat To Live

I mentioned back in December about being diagnosed in late October with Scleritis (an inflammatory  eye decease) and how medicine had seemed to clear it up. Well after 2 months on steroids, I was done! Fuzzy face with acne break-outs … Continue reading

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