Tag Archives: trials

Maybe it would be different…

Had I not lost my 1st baby and 4th baby and 7th baby to miscarriage, Had we not been given the gift of another son who overcame his past and grew and flourished and succeeded, Had I not stood by … Continue reading

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Afraid? Fear not.

Some 300 times in scripture God says “fear not.” In other words, “have peace, you can trust Me!” Angels appearing, crisis happening, things that clearly cause fear… and God says, “don’t, stop.” I have been in scary situations, such as … Continue reading

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Be a Star!

Saints of God never leave this world as they arrive. We are sanctified. Tried. Tested. Purified. The idea flows around creating a stable, solid product that will be beautiful and useful. A soul like Jesus. We are said to be … Continue reading

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A Poem

All these trials are important, All the pieces will make sense Frayed and broken, mixed up messes, thoughts distressing, soul’s suspense Falling, swirling, where to settle, take a step and try to stand God with never ceasing patience, leads me … Continue reading

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Possibilities

Isn’t that a wonderful word? It seems so fresh and full of breath, it offers such hope. Jesus says in Him I will have “abundant life.” But when I compare that promise to what I see happening around me, I … Continue reading

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Prepared

Storms happen. What a funny thing to write on such a beautiful peaceful day. Quiet, other than birds singing and the little creek gurgling… but it’s true, storms do come. Sometimes when we least expect them. I’m talking about those … 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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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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Waiting

Waiting on God is no easy business and not for the faint of heart. Even the folks in heaven have been told to wait patiently (Rev. 6:11). Sometimes it’s been me and Him against the world or the cause and … Continue reading

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God's Past Faithfulness Deserves Our Present Trust

Sometimes life can be hard. God has certainly allowed my family seasons of suffering that have lingered on and on. David and I, have recently walked through 5 of the hardest years of our married life! Covering areas of our kids, our … Continue reading

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