Be Still…

“Be still and know that I am God.” ~Psalm 46:10 As we are forging ahead into a new year, I know there are many that are busying themselves with setting goals and making plans for another year of accomplishment and adventure. It is so exciting to start fresh and regain that nice clean slate! I…

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Not Bliss…

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have eternal life.” – John 3:16 “Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God. Anyone who does not love does…

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Silver linings…

You know the days where it feels as though a storm is brewing and certain to come. The dark clouds and gusty winds move in and prove that something is most assuredly on the horizon. Suddenly, weather shifts and quickly changes and many times, it is upon us before we feel ready. It can be…

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Awake!

Ephesians 5:14 “Wake up, sleeper, rise from the dead, and Christ will shine on you.” In my recent devotions, this scripture has jumped out at me more than once. And when that happens, I know it’s time to heed. We are living in a time like no other. Right? Crazy times. It brings all the…

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He calls me Switzerland…

Prologue. He. He is my soulmate. My other half. God’s perfect gift. I am favored. Destined by God. You know the story. We all have a story. And while it may not be the perfect classic movie romance, it proves to be far better. You see when God creates the script of life, it surpasses…

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Taking Stock…

Walking through that conference room door, I tried to assess and take stock of the room as I entered. Who was who? Was it a friendly, welcoming crowd, or a critical and cold one? Would I be able to point out which type was which? After all, my sole purpose here was to assess and…

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Tender Truth…

What a predicament! Sometimes speaking the truth is just that. A predicament. The following was my pre-writing mindset: “Do I write this or not? How will the reader digest it? Will they be of the same mind or stop reading and turn me off? I hope not.” But after praying and knowing the truth and…

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Catch and Release…

As I watch this tall, lean boy walk down the driveway toward his first youth event, I am taken back to a simpler time. A time of snuggles and feedings, of naps and playtime, and of sweet giggles and lullabies. I can still see those precious baby feet and chubby toddler cheeks and my heart…

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