Spiritual/Life-changing Lessons Category

He Was Right

I wore my Fitbit today for the first time in a very long time. (I know how excited you must feel about this news!) My husband surprised me a few months ago–thinking it would help motivate me to walk. He did this as a result of hearing me complain (over and over) about how bad […]

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The Tree of Life

    This tree – the Royal Poinciana, has to be the most beautiful tree I’ve ever seen in Florida. Maybe anywhere! This particular one is right next to the sidewalk where I walk almost every day, and almost every day I look across the pond and picture this tree in my backyard in Indiana. […]

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Identity and Purpose

I recently read something that came at a perfect time, but at first glance didn’t give me the answers I was hoping for. Tim Tebow is an author of a 5 day devotional. I was looking for something different, so I gave it a try. I think I’ve read his DAY 1 at least 5 […]

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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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Jesus is More

I’ve been searching for a good book to read. I am so tired of reading the same…..old…..thing. Know what I mean? It’s like everyone jumps on the bandwagon and focuses on the same topic. Too often I find myself skimming over words without really reading them because I swear I just read the same thing […]

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I Lied — I’m Lying. Why? Why Not.

I remember the day when I believed ……almost anything. I trusted so many people. I was…..SO gullible. I was that girl who always looked for the best in others. Never understood why others would be so quick to judge. All of that changed when experience painted a different picture. After teaching children for several years, […]

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You. Are. More.

I love technology. I love pictures. But the two combined? Whew. If you’re looking for love and acceptance thru a perfect selfie–you’re headed for disappointment. You are MORE than what this world pressures you to believe in–what you supposedly need to do to look/be lovable or desirable.  

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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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Tuesday Motivation

Don’t worry about locating your purpose if you are seeking after God because your purpose will locate you. – Tony Evans

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He Has Provided…

All I have needed Thy hand hath provided, Great is Thy faithfulness, Lord, unto me! Summer and winter and springtime and harvest, Sun, moon and stars in their courses above Join with all nature in manifold witness To Thy great faithfulness, mercy and love. – Great is Thy Faithfulness

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