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February 22, 2020

So can I just be vulnerable for a moment?  Can I be open, honest, and tell you something about myself that I’m not very proud to admit?  Here goes—the cold hard truth:  as much as I love God’s Word, I seriously struggle getting through Leviticus.   
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February 15, 2020

When I was a young girl growing up in the church, I loved contemporary Christian music.  When Jamie got Amazon music at Christmastime, I was ecstatic to learn that many of my favorite songs from back in the day could be streamed on this service.  

Silverwind.  Ca...

February 8, 2020

    Valentine’s Day is here…even as a single gal, I have to admit, I look forward to the holiday.

    I love the pink and red decorations.  A little glitter always brightens up the dark winter.  Tulips and roses showing up in unexpected places brightening th...

February 1, 2020

A few weeks ago, Jamie woke up with a head cold.  Running a low-grade fever, he decided to settle in a comfy chair and get some rest while watching a Captain America marathon.  Being busy with other things, I missed the first two movies.  But after dinner and dishes, I...

January 25, 2020

One of my favorite men in the Bible has always been Abraham.  So this morning when I saw that my Bible reading was taking me to his story in the book of Genesis I was really excited.   I love reading about Abraham’s walk of faith!

As I was reading in Genesis...

January 18, 2020

I was having a bad day.  Physically, I didn’t feel well.  I was crabby, cranky, irritable, snarky, and
sarcastic (and not the cute funny kind of sarcasm—it was crabby).  Too tired to do much else, I started thumbing through social media.

That’s when I saw it:  a...

January 11, 2020

A few days before New Year’s Eve, Jamie and I turned on the t.v. to watch one of my favorite things: the Year in Review.  Usually, I enjoy it—looking back, remembering, sometimes being surprised as to how I could forget the stories that dominated the headlines in the p...

January 4, 2020

I was seventeen years old, and just days away from my high school graduation.

Attending a very small Christian school where it was customary for each graduate to give a speech at the ceremony, I was preparing my words.  Given that I was the only one graduating that ye...

December 28, 2019

It was such a surprise.  

One year ago, heading into 2019, I really had no special plans. I knew we’d do Mantours and that my new book would come out in the Spring.  Other than that, I expected the year to follow our usual routine.  
 
And then God interrupted.  
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December 14, 2019

Let’s look at the story of the shepherds and see how it reflects God’s heart for all of us to be part of His family and play a role in His kingdom. 
 

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