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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 will never leave this world as they arrive. We are: sanctified, tried, tested and purified. The idea flows around creating a stable, solid product that will be beautiful and useful. A soul like Jesus’. It’s said believers … Continue reading

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A Poem

Are these trials so important? Will the pieces all make sense? Frayed and broken, mixed up messes, Thoughts distressing, soul- suspense. Falling, swirling, where to settle, Take a step and try to stand. God, Your never-ceasing patience, Leads me onward … Continue reading

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Possibilities

Possibilities, such a wonderful word! It seems so fresh and full of breath, it always brings me hope to remember that with God all things are possible. Jesus promises, in Him I have abundant life. Sometimes when I compare that promise to … 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 being blessed in this latest trial of my husband’s illness and hospital stay. Can you imagine anyone saying that? Or actually meaning it? But I am quite serious- I really am being blessed! Consider it pure joy, my brothers … Continue reading

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1John 4:16

Mentally exhausted from a full week of care-giving, I went to a women’s Biblestudy today. I usually host at my house, but with so much on my plate, my friends decided to change things up and try a new 6 … Continue reading

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Waiting

Waiting on God is no easy business. Even the folks in heaven have been told to wait patiently (Rev. 6:11). Sometimes I’ve had that secure feeling of being held in God’s loving arms. Other times it’s more like I’m dangling in the … Continue reading

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Can and Will

David has another surgery this summer. Double Inguinal Hernias with mesh! After all the stuff with his colon cancer: hospital stays and unexpected procedures the last two years, we can’t believe another thing is left to go through. There is … Continue reading

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