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Fussy…

Somewhere between sleep and wanting to see the world around him – this two month old can’t quite close those big eyes. So he fusses. A lot like you and I. We’re offered rest in Jesus. We can read that He grants sleep to…

This is America…

Proud to be an American? If this is a bad thing, why does the whole world still clamor to visit or move here? America isn’t just prosperity – although we have enjoyed that. America isn’t just freedom of religion – though we have enjoyed…

The Fixer…

Can’t fix the things that seem most broken? Me either. We pray, try to forget or bury, do things, say things, buy things, and worry. And yet the very things we fret over are oh so useful in the hands of The Fixer. No…

Lips to Give…

A friend said she makes her list then asks God what His agenda is – instead of bless her list, she asks what on this list is Your agenda, so it can be blessed. Mouth hanging open. Simple. (I think I’m slow.) Yes, of course, in our…

Choose Belief…

Spending a week (or more) sick can bring a whole new perspective. Why are we surprised each time when we go through the inconvenience, pain, and agony of the common cold/flu/whatever is going around – that we come out on the other side with…

Is that all?

We pray – asking for healing, for finances, for brokenness, for relationships. Believing?? For God nothing is impossible – but don’t we pray like maybe He can’t/won’t? The truth is, for those who call on Jesus the Savior of the world: healing – if not now, then…

A Tightrope & The Nice Glass…

Maybe I should have named this post: What An 18 Year Old Woman-Girl Can Teach You. She slept so soundly while she was here. But a gentle nudge to her foot brought wide eyes and a smile. I wondered, this light sleeping mother/grandmother that…

Whispers Are Louder…

      When my daughter was little and had something really important to tell me she would climb up beside me, move my hair, and whisper her news. Whisper moments were precious and I listened carefully. I’ve noticed in a crowd it’s not the noisy conversations…

Wild & Precious…

     We all want to be the just blossomed rose. Petals fresh, soft, full of promise, fragrance beckoning all to notice. But life has a way of shaking our just blossomed awe and we find ourselves instead hesitant, doubting the promise, and wanting anything…

In God Do We?

     Are we losing it – t r u s t ? A nation pulling further away, at times unrecognizable any longer as believers in the one true God. That’s what we see and hear on the networks, the papers, the hype… That’s what we see in…

Mailbox…

     Who doesn’t like walking down to the mailbox? Maybe yours is by your door and you don’t have to go far – or maybe yours is grouped with others and so sometimes its a meeting place… I think the postal carrier smiles whenever she/he comes…

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