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12 Ways…

(Look for The 12 Ways of Christmas releasing next November) Twelve days until our remembrance of THE birth – the one that changed everything. This soul needs to be more wrapped up in His gift to us than in the paper and bows. Join me on a quest? Let’s…

No Unbelief…

In Gatlinburg, TN there are burned down dreams and memories in ash piles. A family grieves the loss of a son, not knowing whose anger caused the shots. Another grieves the loss of a father trying to do his job to serve and protect….

153 Details

Sometimes I forget details – like what my friend’s favorite color is or the name of someone I just met. When someone forgets my birthday, yep it bothers me. Regardless if anyone remembers our details, God knows them all “And even the very hairs of…

Announcement…Thank you!

Some of you have been with me for over two years and some only two weeks. THANK YOU! I am grateful for you. Thank you for inviting me to your Inbox, for trusting my words to bring hope, and for your encouragement. Paris Renae…

Goodness Grace

Thanks—giving. Maybe separating the words a little shows the heart of the celebration. Not Thanks-getting, but the giving of thanks. Christmas is up in the stores before turkeys for the table are being shipped. We barely breathe in the aroma of our favorite foods before we…

Made With Love By…

A corner of the closet is home to a box where special cards, crayon pictures, and glued together popsicle sticks are safely tucked away. Treasures that someday will be found and the finder will wonder ‘what on earth’ – precious to the maker at the time and forever to…

Life, Liberty…

Regardless of the outcome of today’s election in America, there is only One who is in control. As a people we are where we are mostly out of neglect. Neglecting to incline our hearts to a God who is sovereign over every nation. “For…

Wanted…

Ever feel unwanted – unneeded – unnecessary? Breaking news: it’s universal. From the orphan on the streets in slum city, to the aged widow alone and love gone, to the overwhelmed mom trying to keep up. The one out to deceive blinds us to our…

Sure Thing…

  These days uncertainty greets as our feet hit the floor. Weather, work, politics, violence, money, health, loved ones – nothing is sure anymore. Still, we are all looking for a sure thing – even as we reach out it seems to slip from…

Promise 33

In a few days I will have been married to a man who said ‘I do’ and has meant it for 33 years. These days it’s hard to find someone committed for 33 minutes let alone years. But this man has stuck by my side through…

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