Getting Through Today – A Miracle

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Good morning friends, I’ve spent the last couple of weeks sifting through notebook pages spilling over with words and highlighted sticky statements. I combed through my bible with what small amount of energy I can muster

God Cannot Bless Who We Pretend To Be

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“Do you like playing the victim?”  Her words stuck to my flesh like splinters stick to my shoes when I walk through the backyard at grandma’s house. Pulling the stickers off is always painful because

Expressing Love Through Language Barriers

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We don’t have to speak someone’s language to express our love. Often, words are the barrier. This morning, I arrived at work to encounter an elderly woman lost and upset in the parking lot, the wind

Pray For Our Youth

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This post is an invitation to pray for our youth.  Mine and yours. The ones on the streets are ours too. The ones with addictions running deep are ours too. My daughter and I had

Sometimes All We Need Is For Someone To Tell Us Where We’re Heading

Faith Grace Prayer Strength

“I’m so glad I found you here.” There is no mistaking His voice. “What do you mean? You’re glad you found me in this messy life?” “Yes.” “But, why?” “Because I want to show you

Hope Is Alive

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“Why are you looking among the dead for someone who is alive? He isn’t here. He is Risen from the dead!” Luke 24:6-7 Sometimes, I doubt. I walk into tombs of hope and see none.

Guest Post – Megan Bucher

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Welcome to Walk With Me Wednesday where we share together in the journey through writing.  This month I bring to you the theme of community.  I have asked some of my favorite bloggers to join

Don’t Let What’s Behind You Make You Miss What’s Ahead of You

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I get caught up in what’s behind me quite often.  How about you? This weekend, my little familia ventured off to Colorado Bend State Park.  We’re known for taking long road trips at the drop

Open Mic Monday – The Real Stuff

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“I want to know someone who was dragged through the mud and made it.  Because I want to know I can make it too.”  My friend’s face is no nonsense when she utters these words

Clothing Myself in Love When the Workplace is Less About Love and More About Binding

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I wanted to sit at the table with a dirty Chai latte (espresso, chai tea and milk) and talk about the mess today, but I got really caught up in applications, deadlines and catching up