Category Archives: Spiritual Growth

Truly Life

There’s life in Jesus: “I’ve got my salvation, my sins are forgiven, I’m headed to heaven, done.” And then there’s Abundant Life: joyous, overflowing, all of me for all of Him. “A hunger and thirst” (my mom called it), with … Continue reading

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And He did…

2020 ended. 2021 came, an anniversary, a birthday, even an unexpected lifesaving surgery for my husband. Slowly “we” got out of the hospital and slowly “we” made our way home. Mercy of all mercies: I had been allowed in with … Continue reading

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A Still Small Voice

1 Kings 19 tells the story of God commanding the prophet Elijah, to go outside the cave he was hiding in and stand on the mountain before Him. “Look, I AM ready to pass by.”  A very powerful storm appeared, … Continue reading

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Intruders

I strive for peace in our home. To me it’s worth a lot. Sometimes it requires overlooking offenses completely. Sometimes it means waiting for a better time and place to discuss an issue. Mostly it involves holding my tongue and … Continue reading

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For to this you were called

The joke at our house is, “David is very healthy until he’s almost dying.” My sweet, patient husband has suffered innumerable medical crises since birth. In 30 years of marriage he’s nearly died 4 times. I have asked God more … Continue reading

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Beauty and the Beast

“Theres a big black dog in my kitchen!” I said on more than one occasion after we moved to this house. I was alarmed at first, but soon made friends with our neighbor’s black German Shepherd that squeezed through the … Continue reading

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Strange Treasure

November 2020, nearly the end of the weirdest year I’ve lived through so far. There have been more tragic ones… more personally daunting ones… more anxiety-filled for sure. But this last 9 months has been epic in that the world … Continue reading

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Beware

Over 350 times in the New Testament we are told in various forms to: beware, be aware, stay alert, stay awake, be alert! The warnings are for everything from the devil himself, to evil workers, lawless people, false teachers, false … Continue reading

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Making Sense

Times are strange. My search for truth continues through all of the shifting sand we are living in. Daily I look for which scriptures apply. I don’t necessarily mean prophetically… although that’s fun to speculate. Jude 1:18 …”At the end … Continue reading

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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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