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Faith or just grace?

I wonder if it’s age that has driven the passion from most of my “whys?” and “how’s?” Maybe it’s the fact that my husband’s medical crises (plural) have become too many to seriously worry over all the details? I could … 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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I AM with me.

Sit. Wait. Feel His touch, His healing touch. It stills my running heart and eases my soul’s questions. You are the Answer, and all the answers are “yes” in Jesus. Yes, You are here. Yes, You are in control. Yes, … Continue reading

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Eyes to see

beyond this realm on the horizon where hope can dwell. Beyond what’s visible where spirit soars where giving leads and blessings pour. Trustful belief In provision prepared assurance that God has already been there. That’s where I live there to … Continue reading

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Messy, Surprising, Glorious

Life is just a mess. “Like herding cats,” my mom would say. She was speaking of children, but that pretty much covers life in general. Unpredictable, shocking, amazing… all in one lifetime. One gets an idea and sets goals and … Continue reading

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Grass and Flowers and Birds

“Why do you worry …think about how the flowers of the field grow; they don’t work or spin… yet Solomon in all his glory wasn’t clothed like one of these… Matthew 6:28-29 My flowers! I love each variety that blooms … Continue reading

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I Give Up!

For this new year – I give up! My will – for His. My need to know why – for trust in His plan. My want list – for His desire. My timetable – for His timing. I am surrendering … Continue reading

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7 years ago…

Christmas is a happy time of memories for me. I love to look at photos of holidays past. This one from my in-law’s house is especially wonderful. David, just out of the hospital after a long and near-death experience. He … Continue reading

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Anxious Thoughts

Oh how I can stress… worry, fret and think on things round and round. Seems some parts of the month are easy and joyful while others are harder and way more exhausting. Hormones? “When my anxious thoughts multiply within me, … Continue reading

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Year of Experiences

December is here. Another year winding down. Days and weeks have passed stuffed with experiences. More joys and concerns than I can count or bring before God enough.  His faithfulness astounds me, even as my questions have not been answered. … Continue reading

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