Overcoming difficulty Category

Fear Not – He Has a Plan

Do you trust that God can use something bad for the good? When I read the following, it revealed something that I needed to hear. Maybe you need a change in perspective, too. Betsie and Corrie ten Boom spent time in a concentration camp for hiding Jews in their home during the Nazi occupation of […]

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My Hope

  If there was such a thing as a perfect picture that could represent the meaning to the lyrics shared below–I think this is it. “They say it only takes a little faith To move a mountain Well good thing A little faith is all I have, right now But God, when you choose To […]

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Answers to Tough Questions

The thought of death can be a scary thing. Even though we think we know what to expect when a loved one is at the end of their journey, I’ve learned that we are never prepared to say goodbye. I bought a book called God Gave Us Easter, by Lisa Tawn Bergen, for my granddaughter for […]

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Rise Above

From the rising of the sun to the place where it sets, the name of the Lord is to be praised. ~ Psalm 113:3  

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Living by Faith, Not by Sight

“God doesn’t always change the circumstances, but He can change us to meet the circumstances. That’s what it means to live by faith.” ~ Warren Wiersbe We once had a Labrador Retriever. She was such a beautiful dog. Very, very special for many reasons. One Thanksgiving we almost lost her. She was so lethargic–she didn’t […]

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Safe and Secure When You’re in His Will

We recently moved to sunny Florida. That’s normal for people our age (mid 50’s), but it wasn’t a choice. Long story how we ended up here — I’ll save that for another time. The transition has been a challenge for me. It was difficult leaving all of my friends, my home, my neighbors, family, and […]

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The Rubber Band Lesson

As a child, I would spend days upon days listening to my parents yell at each other. My mom’s words were often slurred because she would begin drinking first thing in the morning. I didn’t know why – I was only a child and never thought to ask. One night I just couldn’t take it […]

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The Smile File

My husband absolutely loves the fact that I teach preschool.  I think he would admit that it’s because he  loves hearing all the stories that I share with him. Most of them are funny – some are even HILArious, but there’s been a few times when a story was simply about something that touched my heart. […]

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