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My First Love

Many years ago, when I was in elementary school, I noticed someone was interested in me. I know this sounds young, but it’s true. He didn’t tell me directly, however, he sent a message of interest through other people. He became my secret close friend. He was someone I could pour my heart into without […]

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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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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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Create in me a clean heart

Part of my family lives in Minnesota, so you can understand why what happened there recently really hit home. {For those of you who aren’t familiar with what’s going on in the states, here it is… George Floyd was a 46-year old black man suspected of using a counterfeit $20 bill. He died after a […]

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Mary

It’s been awhile since I’ve even had a desire to write. Even though writing has been a huge outlet for me for the last 7 years, I recently haven’t been able to write a single word. If you choose to express your thoughts this way instead of using your voice in some way, then you […]

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Embracing Love

If you’re like me, sometimes you read something that truly resonates with your spirit and you Immediately underline it or highlight it. You might even write a little note next to it with the date. If it’s on the internet, you might tweet it or post it on Facebook. When I was reading my devotions, […]

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A Father’s Love

Father’s Day is a special day for many, yet it’s a difficult day for some. If you’ve experienced heartache in some way such as the loss of your father, you may be finding this day difficult to celebrate or observe. My father passed away in 2002, and every year since then I’ve realized how much […]

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Friendship

    Friendships come in all shapes and sizes. These two little girls were born within hours apart in the same hospital. No one knew it then, but their moms would become friends. Their grandparents met in the waiting room on the day they were being brought into this world. These girls were the grandparents’ […]

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Wish I Had Known

I recently read where someone admitted that they couldn’t participate in an activity because of anxiety. When I read about her experience, it triggered so many memories of my mom. I know that experience is real. I know that it is painful. I understand from the other side how it not only hurts the person […]

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He Stretched Out His Arms…

At one wooden tree in the Garden of Eden, we fell for the lie that God didn’t love us, and we fell away from God and got lost. And at one wooden cross near the Garden of Gethsemane, God found us and stretched out His arms and proved forever and always and no matter what […]

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