Spiritual/Life-changing Lessons Category

Oh My Soul

“I can’t remember exactly the first time your soul whispered to mine, but I know you woke it, and it has never slept since.” – JmStorm   First love. When a child wraps their arms around your neck. When a complete stranger tells you their story. When you and a friend shed tears after losing […]

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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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