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The invisible enemy you need to know about

I am hearing a lot of people describe the COVID-19 as an invisible enemy. Just because a person looks fine on the outside doesn’t mean they aren’t carrying this invisible enemy around and unknowingly passing it on to others. I find that fact to be the most terrifying part of this whole thing. I’m not […]

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What If…

I wasn’t going to write about the Coronavirus, mainly because I’m t i r e d of reading articles about it, listening to all the opinions that express frustration about this or that. Can you relate? I find it to be draining. However, this is our life right now. Don’t get me wrong. I get […]

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No words

I recently went with a couple friends to visit someone I’ve known a long time who is in rehab. Although she’s dealing with a lot of physical pain, it was obvious that she was battling a broken heart. Completely shattered. You see, she lost her adult son a few months ago due to a tragic […]

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Forgiveness

It amazes me how we all view forgiveness differently. One may think that some don’t deserve it. However, when you’ve been on the receiving end — your view can change as you experience the force behind it. I’ve made a lot of mistakes in my life. Some I can view as normal teen error in […]

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What Happens When We Ignore the Pain

I received such a sad message this week that one of my son’s friends died at his workplace. I couldn’t believe it – he was only 34 years young. As of today, the cause isn’t known. Tonight was the viewing, and as soon as I saw his mom we embraced. I sensed that she was […]

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Are you riding on a coattail?

When I was in the 6th grade, I had to give my first oral presentation. I was extremely nervous about getting in front of my peers, especially since I wasn’t prepared. We had a choice to do a report on a book or a movie — then tell the class about the highlights. The purpose […]

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The truth about lying

This will sound negative and like it’s coming from a person who has a critical spirit, BUT…. I think I’ve been lied to. I know, I know…. you’re thinking “welcome to the real world,” but here’s the thing — it involves someone I thought I could truly trust. Someone I’ve confided in. Many times. Why […]

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Truth

Life is hard. Our memory verse for the 4th & 5th graders this morning: Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. Acknowledge Him in all your ways, and He will make your paths straight. Proverbs 3:5-6 Boy, did I need this reminder today. Maybe you do, […]

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New Beginnings

And so a new school year has begun! I don’t know about you but when I was growing up, I always looked forward to this time of year.  I couldn’t wait to get new school supplies and maybe a few new clothes. As I got older, I looked forward to meeting new classmates and new […]

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Pick Me

I have always loved Queen Anne’s Lace and I’ve often wondered how something so beautiful could possibly be a weed. If you’re not familiar with it, you can find it growing along a country road or next to a field. Be sure to look for it. Its unique design reminds me of a snowflake. Recently, […]

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