faith Category

My Prayer

Dear Lord, You already know what’s on my mind. However, you know how important it is for me to say this out loud. This Thanksgiving was so very different. Life is different. Every time I hear the phone ring, I know it’s bad news. We’ve lost a lot of people – not the normal age […]

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Smell this

Although I didn’t have a difficult time falling asleep last night, I sure woke up several times throughout the night and my brain would NOT rest. There’s a lot going on in the world and my personal life right now, however, all of that didn’t consume my thoughts this time. I am an IA in […]

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I love you, dad. For eternity.

Beyond the grave. I did something out of the ordinary today – I visited my dad’s grave. He’s been gone now for eighteen years, and I still seek the comfort I need by reliving all of my favorite memories. I know it’s a personal choice, but for me, I would much rather focus on what […]

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Tears in a Bottle

If you’ve ever wondered if the creator of the universe really cares about you when your heart is broken – read on. “You keep track of all my sorrows. You have collected all my tears in your bottle. You have recorded each one in your book.” Psalm 56:8 He does…

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I Believe in You

Mighty Savior. JESUS. Lover of my soul. Powerful. The ALMIGHTY God. Abba Father. Son of God. Prince of Peace. Holy Spirit. These words tell me who YOU are. However, they remind me who I am – YOUR child. Your daughter. Chosen. So then, why do I run elsewhere for strength – peace – healing – […]

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Heaven

He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away.” ~ Revelation 21:4

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Goals

I remember watching my three sons shoot hoops almost every day when they were growing up. Often times I would catch one of them outside alone, aiming for the net – over and over. Our oldest loved going for the 3 pointers. One son loved to take on the challenge of dribbling past a sibling […]

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I will follow Him

“Why are you afraid? How is it that you have no faith?” ~ Mark 4:40

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Hope for you

We planted sunflowers and zinnias in our garden this year. Still waiting on the sunflowers to bloom. However, the zinnias are absolutely beautiful. I love all the different colors and details that make them all so unique. I recently decided to gather a few and make a bouquet. I’m not very experienced with this, so […]

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Timeless Gift of Time

I have several friends who have mentioned over the years that they never know what to buy their dad for birthdays, Father’s Day, or Christmas. I remember struggling with the same thing when I was young – so my usual go-to was something exciting like socks, underwear, a tie or cologne. As ridiculous as that […]

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