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A Metaphor for Young Moms

As I listened to my oldest daughter talk about the life of a young mom the other day, I clearly remembered writing this journal entry years ago.  The feelings of loneliness, boredom, doubt and exhaustion came flooding back and I had to … Continue reading

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He is in Control

I feel like Peter today. There’s a storm raging around me – both literally and figuratively. I’ve been in storms before so my heart really should know where to find its’ rest. I know where my eyes should focus in … Continue reading

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“Children” of Mine

It’s baby season in our town.  They’re popping out all over the place. Beautiful and precious babies that are poised to learn all kinds of things from this world and the people around them.That’s both terrifying and promising in the … Continue reading

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The Beauty of Easter

 And he said, “The Son of Man must suffer many things and be rejected by the elders, the chief priests and the teachers of the law, and he must be killed and on the third day be raised to life.” … Continue reading

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All Our Little Secrets

 I talked to a friend today.  She’s more than a friend.  She’s family. She talked about her life and her pain and her regret and her fear and her hope. She’s broken. And I love her. But she has secrets.  … Continue reading

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The Best Christmas Present

I started to write a little ditty about my shopping experience this past Saturday. Mind you, the Saturday that happened to be a week and a half before Christmas. (What were we thinking?) I worked it and played with it … Continue reading

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Letting Go

As I read John 20 this morning, I realized how much I can be like Mary…so easily distracted by my pain, grief, loss or unexpected circumstances that I don’t see God’s provision standing right in front of me. I’m beginning to think … Continue reading

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