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December Blues – When Single and Waiting

The yearning to build our own family is as natural as the birds gathering twigs building their nests for spring in anticipation of their brood coming. It can feel futile in fall anticipating holidays that represent the presence of family … Continue reading

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The Pearl and the Worm. Five Wisdoms When Working Faster isn’t Helping

Have you ever sped up to accomplish tasks only to find you’re even more behind? Has the inefficiency of hurry led to greater worry? One frustrated 9 am hour God used two phone calls and uncomfortable questions to convince me … Continue reading

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“Sometimes I wonder where are the fruits of the Spirit in my life?” A friend recently expressed frustration…not feeling joy or peace or patience…fruits of the spirit. “I know I’m feeling sorry for myself, but sometimes I just let myself … Continue reading

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Forgive Again? Yes, it is Good Friday

  Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, “Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother when he sins against me? Up to seven times?” Jesus answered, “I tell you not seven times, but seventy-seven times.”(Matthew 18:21, 22 NIV) … Continue reading

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Single with Dog, One New Year Eve Past

Today, the first of 2016, I wanted to post this for the single’s who I love and pray with and for, as I am still newly married, and still remember…. I lived single a long time, longer than most, desiring marriage. One … Continue reading

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Following your Footprints…at times as these

A number of years ago, I wrote a poem when the world around me seemed to be changing too fast. incomprehensible. The peace only comes in knowing, He knows. He sees. All of it. All of me. All of us. Following … Continue reading

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after Job had prayed for his friends…JOb 42:10 After? When did this man of suffering start praying for his friends? I love to swim and pray, but the praying doesn’t always happen right away. In swimming as in life, we … Continue reading

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Framing the Picture with Patience

I am quick to toot the horn at the left turn signal, to my husband’s chagrin, if the person in front of me doesn’t step on their gas pedal around three seconds into green. So I read again recently, The fruit of … Continue reading

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Getting Through the Holidays When Your MIssing those in Heaven or Dodging those on Earth

“I just have to make it through the holidays.” A single friend dropped these words annually about the same time the leaves began to fall in clumps. “I dread this time of year.” It isn’t easy to forget the impending … Continue reading

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A Song , A Psalm for the Weary Soul

  “I made it through that difficult time by praying and putting on praise music,” a friend recently shared when asked how she walked through a time of depression and angst. I myself have found the Word of God and … Continue reading

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